Pentti LaunonenPentti Launonen

Nationality: Finnish
Education: MSc (Industrial Management)

Pentti is currently Researcher of innovation networks and Project Manager at Center for Knowledge and Innovation Research (CKIR) at Aalto University. His main research interests focus in management of open innovation networks in public-private-people-partnerships and in societal transformation. He is also a Co-founder of management consultancy Warustamo Oy, specializing in new service business development and in innovation management including agile R&D processes and facilitation of collaborative partnership development. Pentti has also worked in business development, in marketing and sales as well as in business line management at Nokia Mobile Phones and Nokia Networks for a decade. He has M.Sc. in Industrial Management from Helsinki University of Technology and works on his dissertation at Aalto University, School of Economics. He speaks also fluent Portuguese.