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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
Results and output from Leadership development and coaching covers following areas:
Transform & develop quality of the leader
Leadership development strategy
Improved communication skills
Increased employee engagement
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
ICL PERSONAL SYSTEMS OY
FUJITSU ICL COMPUTERS OY
FUJITSU SIEMENS COMPUTERS
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
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.
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.
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)