Member since 2006
Born: 1962 – Rovaniemi, Finland
Kari Voutilainen is born in Finland in 1962. He started to work in Switzerland in 1990.
Motivated and fulfilled by passion, he completed his first watch in 1994, after his school watch made in Finland. This watch was one minute tourbillion with power reserve indication, made entirely by him by hand. He was teaching in Watchmaking School in Switzerland during 3 years until 2002 when he started to work as independent watchmaker.
He exhibited in Basel first time in 2005 with AHCI. He is fabricating unique pieces as well small series. 2010 he presented his in house movement, Vingt-8 with his own direct impulse escapement. Today he is making everything in house, fabricating and finishing every component to his watches.