Nelli Lähteenmäki

CEO & Co-Founder Of YOU-app

Nelli Lähteenmäki is CEO and Co-Founder YOU-app, building a happier, healthier world one micro-action at a time. She is engineer, cyclist, musician. Happy, hungry entrepreneur currently building a service for personalised, preventative health. Background in tech and sales. Startup entrepreneur Nelli Lähteenmäki knew she wanted to be an engineer. She wanted to combine business and technology and therefore she went on to study Industrial Engineering and Management.

Nelli had worked in Silicon Valley for IBM and co-founded sales consultancy Symbioosi, before her internship at Eucalyptus Systems. This aspiring entrepreneur wanted to combine the two worlds by working at a technology startup. She started as a sales intern and later did sales and marketing full-time there for one year. She returned to Finland to found HealthPuzzle in summer 2012. HealthPuzzle is a mobile health startup building an app, that combines the user’s lifestyle data with genetic data and medical history information.

YOU-app is about taking small steps for a happier healthier you. We’re focused on helping especially women create positive change in their lives. YOU-app is based on learnings from neuroscience and psychology to tackle the behavioural barriers that commonly keep us from adopting a healthy lifestyle. Our mission is to provide an approachable, more emotionally engaging alternative to current tracker and quantification-heavy applications that often make you feel like a failure if you miss a day or two.

YOU-app, which launched in spring 2015 in collaboration with Jamie Oliver, has attracted hundreds of thousands of registered users and a very engaged community.

To book Nelli Lähteenmäki as the technology speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, Nelli is known to cover the following topics:

  • Startup Culture & Entrepreneurship – Growth Hacking
  • Technology & Product Values
  • Health Technology