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Management Consulting

Below is list of key drivers and areas which normally are explored and covered by this service.

 

  • Strategy & Business plan

  • Business landscape analysis

  • Industry best practices benchmarking

  • Business model analysis

  • Operating model analysis

  • Skills & competencies analysis

  • Assisting in DD – projects

  • Assisting in M&A (pre- & post-merger activities)

  • Utilizing earlier experiences and learnings from similar projects

  • Change Management activities

Leadership Coaching

Results and output from Leadership development and coaching covers following areas:

 

  • Behavioral changes

  • Transform & develop quality of the leader

  • Leadership development strategy

  • Improved communication skills

  • Improved teamwork

  • Improved decision-making

  • Increased productivity

  • Increased employee engagement

Seed Funding

Offering seed funding and advice to selected early stage companies.

Interim CEO Services

Boosting the leadership

Utilizing tens of years’ experience in high tech industry senior executive positions with strong track record on analyzing the needed changes and driving through successful change process.

 

Years of Experience

MARKKU'S RESUME


KONE CORPORATION

ARD TECHNOLOGY

NOKIA DATA

ICL PERSONAL SYSTEMS OY

FUJITSU ICL COMPUTERS OY

FUJITSU SIEMENS COMPUTERS

1986-2000

Project Manager, Kone Corporation
Co-founder, ARD Technology Oy
Product Manager, Nokia Data
Business Team Director, ICL Personal Systems
Operations Director, ICL Personal Systems
Marketing & Strategic Planning Director, Fujitsu ICL Computers Oy
Vice President Product Development, Fujitsu Siemens Computers
Business Group Vice President, Fujitsu Siemens Computers

NOKIA VENTURES

2000 - 2002, Vice President & General Manager, Mobile Display Appliances Venture

Responsible for identifying new business opportunities in the mobile display appliances category (“internet tablets”) and further developing business plan for the new venture. First priorities was recruitment of key leaders, setting up the core team and expanding the organization structure and skill base by utilizing Nokia Corporation’s internal resources and selected strategic partners.

 

Member of the Nokia Ventures Management Team. Reporting to Nokia’s President Mr. Pekka Ala-Pietilä.

NOKIA BUSINESS INFRASTRUCTURE

2002 - 2005, Vice President Customer & Delivery Solutions

Heading business infrastructure development unit of 130+ professionals located in Finland, USA, China and Singapore. Strategic objectives to identify the business infrastructure needs and opportunities for Nokia’s businesses, and deriving development decisions for maximizing bottom-line impact for Nokia.
Responsible for strategic management of Nokia’s business infrastructure capabilities, focused on Customer and Delivery areas. Reporting to Nokia’s CIO Mikko Kosonen.

NOKIA NETWORKS

2005 - 2007, General Manager, Customer Support Service BU

Leading 500M€ Customer Support Services (CSS) business unit with organization of 2300 professionals home based in different parts of the world. CSS offered comprehensive portfolio of technical services ranging from basic help desk and emergency support to advanced preventative care services for all Nokia Networks products & technologies.

VTI TECHNOLOGIES OY

2007 - 2012, President and CEO

Member of the Executive Committee and the Board of the VTI Technologies Oy and

Chairman of the Board for VTI subsidiary companies and JVs.

 

Re-building the company’s strategy, leading company through the “paradigm shift” back to profits and to successful exit.

 

Major milestones and efforts:

  • Several organization and operational model changes

  • Management Team restructuring and recruiting new leaders

  • Closing down non performing joint venture in China

  • Successfully closing down operations in Mexico and bringing production and know how back to Finland

  • Introducing new strategy for consumer electronics business by creating strong strategic partnership with one of the ICT market flag ship companies

  • Creating new hybrid supply chain model and establishing strategic relationship with leading Asian companies both in China and in Taiwan

  • Leading company successfully through the economic crisis in 2008

  • Creating turnaround strategy and leading company back to growth path and into profits during 2009-2011

  • Creating exit strategy together with the owner (private equity company) and leading company through the selling process into successful exit

MURATA ELECTRONICS OY

2012 - 2013, Co-President

Senior Executive Advisor to the new owner on selected topics, mainly related to strategy, post merger integration (PMI Project) and Finnish company Managing Director duties.

HIRVONENVENTURES OY

2013 - today, CEO

 Member of the Board, Rockley Photonics Ltd & Rockley Photonics Oy

Member of the Board, Safera Oy

Member of the Advisor Board, Gorilla Acceleration Fund

Industrial Advisor in EQT’s Industrial Network

Interim President & CEO Trafotek Oy (Jan 2017 - Aug 2017)​

 

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