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Artistic and research interests

I am a Postdoctoral researcher at the Center for Knowledge and Innovation Research (CKIR) and the Department of Marketing at the Aalto University School of Business, Finland. I received my PhD in Industrial Engineering and Management from Aalto School of Science. I was the principal investigator in numerous service science and innovation management research projects and I have held visiting scholar positions at the Tokyo Institute of Technology and UC Berkeley Haas School of Business. I have published 26 peer-reviewed publications in journals, conferences, and books in the fields of knowledge management, service science and information system science with 708 citations and h-index 12.

Current research interests: Internet of Things (IoT) firm strategies and business models, digital multisided service platforms, social network analysis, individual ambidexterity

Research projects currently working on:
Horizon 2020 Biotope: http://biotope.cs.hut.fi
TEKES E-Arvonluonti http://blogs.uta.fi/earvonluonti/earvo/ 
TEKES Globama

Industry-relevant experience gained: Construction industry, Metals and engineering industry, Retail, Pet business, Professional services, Pharmaceuticals, Information and Communication Technology

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Tekniikan tohtori, Teknillinen korkeakoulu

Award Date: 15 Dec 2009

Tekniikan lisensiaatti, Teknillinen korkeakoulu

Award Date: 6 May 2008

Kauppatieteiden maisteri, tietojohtaminen, Lappeenrannan teknillinen yliopisto

Award Date: 28 Nov 2003


  • Internet of Things
  • Social network analysis
  • platform economy
  • Service science


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