Chandra Challagonda is the CEO and founder of APInf Oy. He is Indian national residing in Finland more than 14 years. He has a 20 year experience from the corporate world, including a career (grand tour) in Nokia Technology Marketing. Chandra is a true visionary and serial entrepreneur, he is a co-founder in several other companies, such as Sampo Software Oy. His ideas usually are crazy or bold at least, and his comment ” I have an idea” puts the team en garde. Nevertheless he has the trust of the leading executives, investors, bankers and the employees. Chandra is the driving force behind APInf openness, which combines open source with open development process. He has proven that you can make successful business from open source. Chandra can argue both sides in the debate between open and closed source, since the product repertoire developed by his companies contain both open source and closed source products. And in both cases he will win the debate. That’s just how he is.