Speakers 2021

Be inspired by these influential thinkers who will share the latest industry trends and best practices.

Making Change Happen within Companies: Use Cases

Keynote time: 17:30 (23.9.2021)

Olli Salo, Partner (McKinsey)

Olli is a partner in McKinsey’s Helsinki office, is a leader within the Organization Practice. He joined the firm in 2007 and has led dozens of enterprise agility transformations in the Americas, Asia, Asia–Pacific, and Europe within the telecommunications, banking, retail, high-tech, and mining industries. These transformations cover business and technology throughout an entire organization, touching strategy, structure, processes, people, and technology elements of the operating model.

How design thinking pushed Spotify towards global success?

Keynote time: 16:00 (23.9.2021)

Alexandria Goree, Senior Product Designer (Spotify)

Alexandria is a Senior Product Designer at Spotify based in New York City whose work currently focuses on driving organic growth via the web. Before joining Spotify, she was a full-time freelancer working with a variety of brands and agencies, including Google, Clear, Interbrand, and Everyday Health. She also gets energized by improving design processes through inclusive design and planning ideation workshops

Renewing organizational culture in a long-established company

Keynote time: 16:45 (23.9.2021)

Karoline Kwon, Design Executive (Posti)

Karoline is a Strategic Service Designer leading the service design domain at Posti. She is passionate about co-creation, innovation, and strategic design and has been developing and scaling these practices within Posti.She strongly believes in a holistic approach backed by insights, foresight, and data to develop sustainable solutions and delightful customer experiences. 


Keynote time: 18:15 (23.9.2021)

Katri Nousianen – Researcher at Hanken School of Economics, Harvard and Cambridge.

Katri Nousiainen is a lawyer and professional in legal education. She is conducting  pioneering empirical research on impact in Legal Design and Ethics in Commercial Contracts  with a twist of Law and Economics. She gives expert legal lectures on various practice areas  of Commercial Law, Legal Design and Law & Technology. She is an invited keynote speaker  at conferences and seminars across Europe. Currently she is conducting her research at the Harvard Law School, in the Center for Legal Profession (US) and at the University of  Cambridge (UK).

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