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Shaping the new tomorrow

20.3.2024 | HYBRID EVENT

Wanha Satama, Helsinki

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SIDE EVENT

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20.3.2024 | HYBRID EVENT
Wanha Satama, Helsinki

SIDE EVENT

As we again embark into the next era of digital business, the role of CIOs and IT leaders in shaping our organizational strategy and vision has never been more pivotal.

In this era of rapid transformation, we stand on the hills of endless possibilities, where innovation knows no bounds. From harnessing the immense potential of generative AI, to crafting secure pathways for sustainable growth, and fostering a culture of innovation that resonates with our dedicated employees and delights our loyal customers – the horizons of opportunity are truly boundless.

The CIO needs to encourage continuous exploration while striving for first-class performance from a generationally and geographically diverse staff. 

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.

See you @ Nordic CIO!

The CIO and IT Executive gathering of the year

- 2024 LIVE in Helsinki! 

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Innovation and AI -powered strategies 

THEMES 

CIO 2.0 – Navigating omni-experience transformation

CIO NORDIC 2024

Next-generation analytics and visionary leadership

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20+

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SPEAKERS

500+

ICT LEADERS
Puhujat

MODERATORS 2024

PETER NYMAN

JOURNALIST, TV-HOST

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. 

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MIKAEL MARKKULA

COUNTRY MANAGER |  FORTINET (FI)

Mikael has extensive experience in leading sales teams, global accounts and large partnerships in top IT companies. He is known for securing successful customer results and for a growth mindset. He is constantly open to new ideas. 

SPEAKERS 2024   

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ERROL KOOLMEISTER

AI & TECHNOLOGY ADVISOR, KEYNOTE SPEAKER |  THE AI FRAMEWORK (SE)

Errol is the award-winning AI and technology expert who has successfully built several large companies' ability to deliver value with AI. He has worked as an advisor to several start-ups and large companies in Europe & Russia. In addition, he advised on how to best use and scale AI in organizations. Before working as an advisor, Errol worked as a lead data scientist for the Vodafone group. He was part of building up the international AI team, which today consists of over 500 people.
He has also worked for H&M and began his career at Nordea bank, where he helped build the fraud and anti-money laundering department. With his background in risk and security, he has deep knowledge of using and extracting value from data both ethically and responsibly

HENRIK BRUUN-PEDERSEN

CHAIRMAN OF TECHNOLOGY SUSTAINABILITY INDEX & HEAD OF IT PROCUREMENT | Rambøll (DK)

Henrik is the co-founder and chairman of an open source cross industry concept called: Technology Sustainability index (TSi). A concept that helps bring sustainability into procurement decision processes on technology and in a simple way bring sustainability considerations to the CIO. He is also the Head of IT Procurement at Rambøll. 

 

Henrik has a history as Head of IT/Tech Procurement in Maersk for more than a decade, and prior to this working in SAP Consulting for 14 years. 

 

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MATT BAKER

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE STRATEGY | DELL TECHNOLOGIES (US)

Matt Baker is Dell Technologies’ Senior Vice President of AI Strategy. Working closely with the Chief AI Officer, Matt partners across the company to understand domain-specific use cases, building, define and standardize future architectures, and integrate AI across the product portfolio.

 

Matt is an 18-year Dell Technologies veteran. In addition to leading the Corporate Strategy Office for two years, he drove the company’s Infrastructure Solutions Group strategy team for ten. He has also directed the strategy behind Dell Technologies’ Storage business and held a variety of product management responsibilities. Prior to joining Dell in 2005, Matt held a number of diverse roles at Intel Corporation over a 10-year span.

KIMMO KOHO

CIO & SUSTAINABILITY OFFICER | TRANSMERI (FI)

Kimmo is the Chief Information and Sustainability Officer of Transmeri Group, a Finnish family-owned company with almost 100 years of history. Kimmo has a long and diverse international background in various IT positions in North America and Central Europe. In the last five years, he has expanded his professional competence in sustainability and has been responsible for developing Transmeri Group’s sustainability program, which covers environmental, social and governance (ESG) aspects.

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TUULIA VIRHIÄ

FOUNDER AND CEO | SWANIT  (FI)

Tuulia is the founder and CEO of the responsible IT service company SwanIT. 

 

With her career spanning several decades in IT infrastructure and digitization, as well as her extensive experience in IT environments in third countries, she is passionate about improving IT service processes towards a better world. IT plays a big role in the environment and in people's lives, and SwanIT was founded precisely to bring about this change. 

TOBIAS SJÖLIN

CTO, BooztPay and Boozt Fulfilment & Logistics| BOOZT (SE)

Tobias is a tech leader at Boozt since 2010, solving business problems with technical solutions. 

 

He excels in system development and team leadership. With a keen focus on business growth, he navigates projects with precision, emphasising trust, culture, and social security.

 

Specialising in ERP, WMS, and Agile Methodologies, Tobias propels Boozt forward in an ever-evolving tech landscape. 

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SAMULI SALMELA

HEAD OF DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION REGION EUROPE | DB SCHENKER (FI)

Samuli leads digital transformation topics at DB Schenker in Europe, with over 20 years of experience in IT and logistics. He has a background applying various advanced technologies to modernize the logistics operations. He studied at Helsinki School of Economics and Aalto University and has worked in different operational and IT leadership roles since 2003.

 

Samuli is the Chairman of the Digitalization Group for Finnish Service Sector Employers (Palta).

MIKKO SUOMINEN

HEAD OF OPERATIONS IT SHARED SOLUTIONS | STORA ENSO (FI)

Mikko is an energetic leader with 20 years of experience in developing and delivering complex products and solutions for Cloud, Edge, IoT and 4G/5G Telecom Core (worked 16+ years at Ericsson). He has worked over 2 years at Stora Enso and currently he is leading the Operations IT Shared Solutions, where his product development background has been combined with Sustainability, Data-driven mindset and Industry 4.0 (or even 5.0).

Mikko is a big fan of lean and agile ways of working. Due to his hands-on experience, he knows that the key to success with any solution is the active collaboration with people, on different levels.

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KIMMO KAUHANEN

HEAD OF SUPERVISION TECHNOLOGIES DIVISION | FINANCIAL SUPERVISORY AUTHORITY (FI)

Kimmo is currenlty working as head of the FIN-FSA’s Supervision Technologies division. Kauhanen has solid experience in the digitalisation of critical processes and functions. He has worked in both the private and public sectors, and in both cases as both as a purchaser and as a producer of services. He has eraned his stripes working for a multiple of the world’s leading companies in telecom and consulting like Nokia and Capgemini Finland. 

His current approach to digital transformation and strategy is based on five key elements: Customer, Competition, Innovation, Value, and Data, which are the key elements in the transformation.

JAN MICKOS

MANAGED SERVICES DIRECTOR | NIXU, DNV COMPANY (FI)

Jan as an extensive background in Information Security, Business Consulting, Enterprise Architecture and Software Development. He joined Nixu in September 2021 to lead Nixu’s Managed Services, responsible for delivering and developing Nixu’s technology-based managed cybersecurity services and accountable for partner management. With Nixu becoming part of the new DNV Cyber organization in 2024, Jan has taken on the role of Managed Services Director.

 

Before joining Nixu, Jan worked at the global IT service company CGI for about 20 years, holding multiple leadership positions, the latest as VP Cyber Security, heading Cyber Security Practice at CGI in Finland and the Baltics.

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ILKKA VON SCHULMAN

DIRECTOR, STRATEGY AND ARCHITECTURE | MIDAGON (FI)

Ilkka is an experienced business transformation consultant. He is skilled in digital strategy, digital transformation, enterprise IT strategy, IT management, and program management.

He is a strong consulting professional with a Masters degree in Technology and post graduate studies in Economy, Management and Social Psychology.

Ilkka works now at Midagon as a Director of Business Strategy and Architecture Transformation; with focus on customers' core system projects, M&A projects, ICT transformations and major architecture changes.

MIKAEL NURMI

CHIEF DIGITAL OFFICER | ORIOLA (FI)

Mikael is a business executive that has worked in the ICT field for 28 years, helping companies with business technology, digital transformation, strategy and mode of operation development (IT, digital product, service as well as development model), sourcing especially IT and outsourcing.

 

Mikael has experience from several different industries, e.g. media, bank, wholesale and telecom. He has also managed IT consulting in Denmark and Sweden. Today, Mikael works as Oriola's Chief Digital Officer and a member of the management team.

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RIIKKA SALMINEN

MANAGING DIRECTOR | DELL TECHNOLOGIES  (FI)

Riikka is a leader with passion to technology and leadership. She holds an M.Sc. in Applied Mathematics. Winston Churchill’s leadership thesis inspires her greatly, and she believes that optimism and continuous learning will drive the business growth even in tough times.

 

Before moving to Dell in 2022, Riikka was VISA's Country Manager for Finland, Sweden and Baltics. Before that she has had a long career in several international and domestic sales management positions in the technology sector. She holds extensive international experience after living and working in multiple countries. As a person Riikka is energetic, adaptable and effective communicator. Along with her own work, she acts as a mentor, and she is an active outdoor exerciser. 

ANTTI LUOTO

SENIOR ANALYTICS CONSULTANT | READY SOLUTIONS (FI)

Antti  is seasoned data enthusiast dedicated to unlocking the potential of data and AI for organizations. He has developed data solutions across the industries, with especially deep understanding of manufacturing, global supply chains, logistics and healthcare. 

Antti is working in the boundary between the business and technology and he enjoys translating the business problem into a technical solution by overseeing the journey towards unlocking the value of data. 

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OMER Yoachimik

SENIOR PRODUCT MANAGER, DDoS Protection & Security Reporting | CLOUDFARE  (UK)

Omer has spearheaded Cloudfare´s industry-leading DDoS Protection services and Security Reporting platform for over five years. With a rich background that spans nearly two decades, Omer has cultivated a deep expertise in cybersecurity across a variety of settings, from enterprise environments and agile startups to the rigorous demands of military intelligence.

His professional journey began in the Israeli military intelligence, where he ascended to the rank of Lieutenant and served as the deputy head of a special ops technology department, laying the groundwork for his future endeavors. Following his military service, Omer made significant contributions to several renowned companies in the cybersecurity field, including Check Point, Radware, and Imperva Incapsula, and played a pivotal role in startups that achieved notable success, including one that was acquired by Microsoft.

WILLE MARKKANEN

CEO | SALMI PLATFORM (FI)

Wille is a long-time professional in the tourism and event management industry, who is passionate about data-driven leadership and development,

 

Wille is currently serving as the CEO of Salmi Platform, that provides solutions for the digital and real-time collection of traveller and event attendee data. 

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WHO ATTENDS

CIOs

Chief information officers

CDOs

Chief data officers

CIOs

Chief innovation officers

CTOs

Chief technology officers 

CISOs

Chief information security officers 

SVPs, VPs and directors |  Data and analytics leaders | Security and risk leaders | Application leaders | Infrastructure and operation leaders

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Are you participating with a bigger team?

 You can get a group discount for team of 4 above.  You can also ask a group offer for 3 people or larger than that from antti.pasanen@professio.fi – we are happy to help you.

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