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Company Operations Extended DISC International Headquarters Finland Global Offices Germany Greece India Korea Malaysia Netherlands Nigeria North America Norway Panama Poland Russia Singapore Spain Sweden Thailand UK Australia New Zealand Brasil Caribbean China China (Taiwan) Colombia Denmark Ecuador Finland
Our Company’s Journey Extended DISC International
1994 Founded by Mr. Jukka Sappinen
1995 The company was the first to introduce a Windows based software system (compared to the old dos systems).
1997 First international franchise opened in the United States
1999 Introduction of online questionnaire
Today, as one of the top three companies in the field, Extended DISC International has spread to over 50 countries, with an annual growth rate of 20-50%. The Extended DISC® System has been translated into 55 languages and was used by over a million people in 2009.
Creator and Owner Extended DISC International Jukka Sappinen is the principal developer of the Extended DISC ® System and the president of Extended DISC International. He has over 20 years of experience in research development in the area of human and organizational assessment and measurement tools. Mr. Sappinen has a MS.C. (International Business) degree from Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration. He wrote his dissertation in “The behavioral character of an entrepreneur in a small and medium-sized company as a criterion for the choice of first exporting country”. He has served at the Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration as a lecturer and a research fellow in International Business, and has published several articles. He has been an editor for Cross Cultural Management magazine. Before engaging in developing the Extended DISC ® System, Jukka worked several years as an independent consultant specializing in team building, organizational development and top management coaching. He worked mainly with top and medium management of large companies. As the CEO of Extended DISC International Ltd, Jukka’s passion is in product development, with the aim of keeping the Extended DISC ® System the most advanced organizational information system for years to come.
Director of Business Development Extended DISC International Miia Mattila is the Director of New Business Development of Extended DISC International. She has over 10 years of experience in business development and customer relations in the United States as well as globally. She has a B.S. Degree in Biology and Human Sciences and has served at the University of Maryland Baltimore County Science Department as a Teaching Assistant and a research fellow. Before her years in Extended DISC International, Miia worked in the United States in large sales and insurance organizations in account management and business development. In addition, she has extensive experience in online platform sales and training. As the Director of New Business Development in Extended DISC International, she is responsible for global marketing efforts and developing new Extended DISC International partnerships around the world.
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