Shaping the new tomorrow
5.12.2023 | VIRTUAL EVENT
GOING LIVE 9AM (CET) 10AM (EET)
The role of the CIO has evolved beyond leading IT into being in the forefront of change, inspiring teams and business stakeholders, navigating transformative business models, sustainable practices and high performing cultures.
In today’s data-first world IT executives have the keys to provide the vision and the results needed to lift organizations to the next level. Strategic leadership becomes even more essential when adding the factors of economic uncertainty and geopolitical tension.
In times of disruption and growth, it is crucial to lead from the front. The CIO needs to encourage continuous exploration while striving for first-class performance from a generationally and geographically diverse staff.
What comes next? Welcome to understand and share best practices on how to accelerate digital business, adaptability and resilience in a future hybrid world interlacing metaverse, AI and hyperconnectivity.
Change the dynamic of your industry and explore game-changing business capabilities.
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Peter Nyman is a well-known, charismatic and experienced TV-anchor and business event moderator. He is a journalist, news-anchor and media professional that coaches on three languages. Peter has run communication trainings for business directors- and experts for years, but speaks about communication skills also to bigger audiences.
CHIEF ANALYTICS OFFICER | KONE
Maija is the Global Head of Analytics at KONE, the global leader in the elevator and escalator industry and provider of innovative digital and People Flow® solutions. She leads analytics capability development across KONE to drive the utilization of data for even better performance.
Maija has extensive international experience in the areas of data, analytics and strategy across consulting, start-ups and large multinationals in both B2C and B2B sectors. She holds M.Sc. degree in applied mathematics, strategy and international business and MBA from the University of Cambridge.
In her spare time Maija is an avid athlete and has represented Finland in the World Championships in Ironman triathlon and cycling and in the Youth Olympics in alpine skiing.
SVP & CIO | ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions
Niklas is a proud leader of a passionate group of IT professionals committed to sustainable digital transformation. Niklas firmly believes in the diversity of people and the power of technology to positively change the world. With over 20 years of experience driving change in public and privately held companies, his professional background has a proven track record of successfully managing large-scale IT, customer experience, finance, and operations transformations impacting front-line sales, back-office profits, and cash flow.
Niklas is a passionate Sustainable/Green IT advocate, and the lack of literature available on the topic inspired him to write his book "Sustainable IT Playbook for Technology Leaders" to educate, engage and activate other technology leaders to get started with their sustainable IT journey.
CIO | Green Cargo Ab
Green Cargo is a Swedish government-owned rail cargo company.
Ingo is driving agile digital transformation using hybrid cloud environments and an innovative integrated platform strategy. An expert at leading, inspiring, and realizing digital transformation and related cultural change. Ingo has 25 years of senior IT management experience across multiple industries, including Logistics, Retail/Wholesale, Sporting Goods, and Telecom.
CIO | Ministry of Finance, Finland
Vesa is the CIO at the Ministry of Finance of Finland. His work history covers strategy, development projects and financing in the field of digitalization of government services. He has several years of experience of cross-departmental development and building of teams.
CIO | Finavia
Leyla is responsible for the IT, Data and Cybersecurity functions of 20 airports in Finland. As Finavia is all about smooth traveling, also the supporting functions need to embody that. Leyla leads a combined team of professionals and IT vendors to ensure the IT infra and applications needed in passenger processing, turnaround and airport management processes. Before Finavia, Leyla has worked on transforming IT and data strategies and teams in different industries, from manufacturing to banking.
CIO, SVP ICT and Digitalization | Posti Group
Petteri Naulapää is the CIO & SVP, ICT and Digitalization for Posti Group. He is responsible for leading the digitalization and information technology (IT) of Posti supporting the strategy and transformation of the company. Petteri has worked in multiple companies in different industries driving transformation and major technology and operational model changes. Prior to joining Posti, he worked as CIO for a leading Nordic retail company and as CIO for a global high-tech company. Before that he held various sales and business leadership roles in software industry and consulting.
CIO | Svenska Spel
Mikael is the CIO for the Swedish state-owned gambling company Svenska Spel. Mikael has been working in tech for over 20 years. He was one of the front figures when Svenska Spel was one of the first betting companies in the world to enable gambling online in 1999. Mikael is often described as a storyteller and his leadership style is built on trust, honesty, and teamwork.
In his role as a CIO he has pushed Svenska Spel to be a frontrunner in digital maturity in a complex landscape involving 10 million transactions per day.
MANAGING DIRECTOR | FUJITSU FINLAND
Hanna started as the Managing Director at Fujitsu Finland in January 2022. She has 15 years of international experience in several industries. Before joining Fujitsu, she held leading positions in Google Sales and Digital Transformation in Europe.
DEVELOPMENT MANAGER, Advanced analytics | HUS
Miika is a senior scientist (D.Sc., Docent) with a background in biomedical engineering, neuroscience and data science. In his current position he leads and consults R&D initiatives at the border between medicine and data science related to clinical real-world data (big data), advanced analytics and next-generation data infrastructure.
CEO SFG YHTIÖT OY & LINE CARRIER OY | LINE CARRIER
Niko Tarjasalo, 46 years old with +20 years of experience in the IT and telecom sector of which the last 15 years as CEO. The first part of my career I worked for Tech Data (TD Synnex). Now for the last 9 years I have headed SFG group (mother company to Line Carrier), a 20 year old, agile and fast growing telecommunication services provider group. Line Carrier is an MVNE operator in the Finnish market servicing over 700 enterprises, SMB’s and public institutions. Our mission is to create opportunities that allow our business customers to provide the best possible service for their customers.
Ilkka von Schulman
Business Area Director | Midagon
Ilkka von Schulman is a seasoned IT management professional and management consultant with over 30 years of professional experience. He is a known IT management advisor and transformation leader, helping in business critical changes. Knowing the IT market vendors, technologies and innovations, Ilkka loves merging and matching business and IT capabilities. He currently leads the Strategy and Architecture Business Area at Midagon.
CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER | REAKTOR
A hands-on technology leader with expertise in modern software architecture and modern technology phenomena, such as Quantum computing, Blockchain, microservices, cloud, IoT, and AI. Interested in organizational design, systems thinking, and building scalable, autonomous tech organizations.
CEO | NIXU
Started as CEO at Nixu in August 2022, former CIO & Head of Digitalization at Stora Enso. +25 years of experience in executive positions for large multinational companies.
Key elements to succeeding with transformation: Cultural respect and personal leadership
Recent achievements: CIO of the year 2020 in Finland & the Top 100 IT influencers list in Finland (2020)
SALES DIRECTOR NORDICS | TXONE NETWORKS
Amir is one of the Nordic torchbearers for OT security. As the Sales Director for the Nordic region at TXOne Networks and earlier OT Business Development Executive at Fortinet, he has held a vantage point in the constantly evolving field of OT security for several years. Amir’s presentation in the Nordic CIO 2022 is titled Perfect Storm for OT Security. Amir lives in Oslo with his family and has a passion for parachuting in the summer time.
INTERIM CIO | VELUX
Gabriele is currently the CIO of VELUX, a global roof window manufacturer headquartered in Denmark with over 12.000 employees world wide and 3.5 Billion euro turnover. Gabriele has had several leadership positions in the IT and digital domain and recently has been focusing on accelerating the data journey at VELUX.
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