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Ilkka Herlin

Ilkka Herlin acts as the patron of the InnoEvent Tampere -event.

InnoEvent is proud to welcome Ilkka Herlin as a valued patron. He has an active role in the fight against climate change, pollution of the Baltic Sea and in the preservation of biodiversity, additionally he wants to help the youth to act for the betterment of earth. Five days of working on demanding challenges gives students the opportunity to be influential about the future.

Ilkka Herlin acts as the president of the board of the Tampere University. He is the founding member of the BSAG/Elävä Itämeri -foundation and a member of the board. He is the founder and chairman of Soilfood Oy and Qvidja Kraft Ab, as well as a major shareholder and president of Cargotec.

Trent Pancy

Host of the week

“An actor. An improviser. A comedian. A writer. A producer. A teacher. A student. A father. A husband. An American. And a damn good cook.”

Jutta Tilvis

Host of the week

“Jutta Tilvis is a physical actor and energetic improv performer who currently performes, teaches, directs and produces at YesFinland, a comedy company based in Tampere, Finland.”

Rasmus Basilier

Validation strategies and mockup life / Mockup clinic

Expert

TUE 13:00-16:00

Mika Boedeker

Principal lecturer, entrepreneuership, TAMK

Themes:

-Customer Insight
-How to accumulate empathy in the design process?

Language: English and Finnish

Expert

WED 13:00-16:00

Tanja Verho

Coach, Proacademy, TAMK

Themes:

-Genuine customer needs
-Commercial potential
-Inducing ideas
-How to find out and use the customer’s actual needs?
-Does the idea have commercial potential?
-How to come up with new strengths as well as strengthen existing ones?

Language: English and Finnish

Expert

WED 13:00-16:00

Heikki Huttunen

Professor Al Hub, Tampere University

Themes:

-Machine learning
-Deep learning
-Data analysis

Language: English and Finnish

Expert

WED 13:00-16:00

Vesa-Matti Ruottinen

Co-Founder, Tribe Tampere

Themes:

-Global solution scaling
-Agile operating models and development (startup, lean)
-Community-centric solutions
-Solutions focused on creativity or learning

Language: English and Finnish

Expert

WED 13:00-16:00

Hannele Tiitto

Expert of circulation economy, the union of Pirkanmaa

Themes:

-Municipalities and cities
-Change to a carbon neutral society
-Well-being of people
-Low-emission business

Language: English and Finnish

Expert

WED 13:00-16:00

Alexandra Santos

Themes:

-Value proposition
-Strategy & Business Implementation
-Metrics
-Pitching

Language: English 

Expert

WED 13:00-16:00

Ilari Karppi

Professor, regional studies, Tampere University

Themes:

-City-regions
-Sustainable community structure
-Transport

Language: English and Finnish

Expert

WED 13:00-16:00

Seppo Pekonen

CICO & DPO, DNA Oyj

Themes:

-Information security, risk management & privacy
-Agile organisations and development
-Business continuity & preparedness
-Information technology, ICT & telecomms, mobility

Language: English and Finnish

Expert

WED 13:00-16:00

Anil Engez

Doctoral researcher, Tampere University

Themes:

-Commercialization process
-Sustainable development

Language: English 

Expert

WED 13:00-16:00

Ulla Häggblom

Principal lecturer, principal educator of bioproduct engineering, TAMK

Themes:

-Circular economy (utilizstion of sidestreams)
-Sustainable development
-Packaging of the future
-Raw stock choices

Language: English and Finnish

Expert

WED 13:00-16:00

Sini Jokiniemi

Coach & developer / Y-campus TAMK, pricipal lecturer of sales, Phd of sales, Certified Business Coach, Head of HR & customerships, OP-group (2003-2015)

Themes:

-Sales
-Customer experience
-Understanding of the targer groups
-Understanding customer value

Language: English and Finnish

Expert

WED 13:00-16:00

Georgina Guillen Mandujano

Senior Expert on Systems of Sustainable Consumption and Production, Researcher, Tampere University

Themes:

-Planned obsolecense & e-waste
-Frugal innovation
-Food banks and sharing solutions
-Nutrient-enhanced food and the future of health
-Positive impacts as value added

Language: English 

Expert

WED 13:00-16:00

Petri Linna

TAU, Community manager at Crazy town

Themes:

-Open data & its interfaces, especially in agriculture
-Developing artificial intelligence solutions
-Nationwide business cooperation

Language: English and Finnish

Expert

WED 13:00-16:00

Johanna Kulmala

Marketing Manager at Bronto Skylift Oy Ab

Themes:

-Outlining the big picture
-Testing the novelty value of ideas
-Target groups & communication

Language: English and Finnish

Expert

WED 13:00-16:00

Jouni Järvinen

Startup-entrepreneuer & forestry entrepreneuer

Themes:

-Construction & zoning
-Innovation in sparsely populated areas

Language: English and Finnish

Expert

WED 13:00-16:00

Eeva-Liisa Viskari

Principal Lecturer, Development Manager, PhD TAMK

Themes:

-Sustainable development
-Circulation economy

Language: English and Finnish

Expert

WED 13:00-16:00

Especially KONE, Valmet & UPM Raflatac teams!

Essi Huttu

Senior Consultant, supply Chain & Operations, Deloitte

Themes:

-Industrial hospitality management
-Digitalisation of manufacturing industry

Language: English and Finnish

Expert

WED 13:00-16:00

Especially KONE, Valmet & UPM Raflatac teams!

Eerik Klementti

Consultant, Sustainability Services, Deloitte

Themes:

-Developing sustainable business
-Circular economy
-ESG risks
-Developing effectiveness

Language: English and Finnish

Expert

WED 13:00-16:00

Especially KONE, Valmet & UPM Raflatac teams!

Marika Määttä

Manager, Sustainability Services, Deloitte

Themes:

-Strategic development of sustainable business
-Promoting the circular economy
-Communication

Language: English and Finnish

Expert

WED 13:00-16:00

Jarkko Jortikka

Ai-Ai Productions

Themes:

-VR/AR
-360 Video
-Future communication & storytelling
-Video production

Language: English and Finnish

Expert

WED 13:00-16:00

Matti Haavisto

University Teacher, Information Technology, University of Tampere

Themes:

-Embeddes systems
-Computer technology
-Digital systems
-Programmable logic

Language: English and Finnish

Expert

THURSDAY

Mika Jokinen

Lecturer & Project Manager at TAMK

Themes:

-Sales and marketing
-Business development
-Key customer relationships

Language: English and Finnish

Expert

THURSDAY

Pasi Laine

CEO at Harva Marketing Oy

Themes:

-Pitching & message encapsulation
-Productization
-Linking Goals & Solutions

Language: English and Finnish