StrategyForum CIO

Reacting in changing market through collaboration and leading the business towards profitable sustainable growth by utilizing new technologies and data.

Progressive digital advancements are pressuring CIOs to play an integral role in furthering the growth and success of their organizations. Gathering visionaries to share their experiences and insights, StrategyForum European CIO is the place to be for in-depth exchanges on new IT business models, technological solutions, and more. Join our exclusive B2B matchmaking forum and connect face-to-face with C-level executives, forward-thinking leaders, and top decision makers from the top 500 companies in the region.

September 16, 2020


Speakers & Chairperson

Jukka-Pekka Luhanko

Lidl Suomi Kommandiittiyhtiö

Juha Pankakoski

Executive Vice President, Technologies / Chief Digital Officer
Konecranes Oyj

Henkka Hyppönen

Tietokirjailija & puhuja
Guest Speaker

Annastiina Heikkilä

Tietokirjailija, Ranskan-kirjeenvaihtaja ja TV-juontaja
Guest Speaker

Hannu Kauppinen

Chief Technology Officer
Nokia Technologies Oy

Taras Podbereznyj

Vice President, CIO, Information Technology
Kemira Oyj

Anett Numa


Event Attendees Include

Kemira Oyj
Vice President, CIO, Information Technology
Lidl Suomi Kommandiittiyhtiö
Wihuri Oy
Konecranes Oyj
Executive Vice President, Technologies / Chief Digital Officer
NCC Group
Group CIO
Ramboll Finland Oy
Director, IT
Fingrid Oyj
CIO, Senior Vice President ICT
OP Financial Group
Senior VP, Development & Technologies, Director of OP Software
Finavia Oyj
Posti Group Oyj
Vice President, ICT & Digitalization
Arek Oy
Chief Technology Officer
Oriola-KD Oyj
Veikkaus Oy Ab
Event Themes

In Discussion

The Digital Strategy for 2025 - building a strategy for proactive, fast and empowering IT

From CIO to Digital Leader

Strategies for a Disrupted and Uncertain World

Business Impact of Emerging Technologies

Winning in Digital Ecosystems

Event Partners

Solution Providers


CIO resume 2020: company mindset, business acumen, digital readiness, technology savviness
Nurturing innovation, leveraging technology, driving sustainable digital growth
Facing the talent challenge: will you address instant business needs or long-term vision?
Scaling emerging technologies to build new business models
Business beyond borders: revamping innovation for the ecosystem age

Speakers & Chairperson

Jesus Ruiz
Alastria - National Blockchain Ecosystem
David Clarke
Jouko Mäntylä
Tamro Oyj
Kai Kaasalainen
Tamro Oyj
Charlotta Ahlberg
Volvo Cars
Johannes Wechsler
MediaMarktSaturn Retail Group
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Today’s business systems require the robust extension of IT to reach economies of scale and meet insatiable demand from both consumers and enterprises. As a result, the role of IT has evolved to become more aligned with business objectives, breaking old IT habits. New age IT players are expected to deliver efficient adaptation in favor of the promise of existing and emerging technologies such as blockchain, Robotic Process Automation (RPA), and more. Our latest Global Trend Report – IT Deep Dive, aims to reveal more significant insights and uncover how IT leaders are tackling the connected and data-centric ecosystem. Download the report to find out the shifting investment priorities of IT leaders.

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More CIOs and IT practitioners are turning to RPA that is fast leading the way for businesses to: reduce costly manual processes, eliminate tedious tasks, automate high volume processes and manage rule-based tasks.
Virtual Assistants and Intelligent Agents are becoming the preferred choices and are already turning heads of 45% of surveyed respondents.
While implementation is still low at only 19% are in production, we can expect it to grow in the upcoming years as blockchain and distributed ledger technology continue to mature and are already on the radar of 38% of surveyed respondents.
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