StrategyForum CIO

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

In times when technology spreads its wings in every aspect of the business, CIOs are at the peak for making critical decisions that bring value. With technological innovation accelerating, the role of CIOs evolves strategically. And it is now up to the CIOs to establish and sustain a well-connected process within all departments that would give the organization a new competitive edge and garner revenue. StrategyForum European CIO is a must-attend event for in-depth exchanges on new IT business models, technological solutions, and more. Join us and connect virtually with C-level executives, forward-thinking leaders, and top decision makers.

This fall, join us for our first-ever Metropolis Helsinki, where we will accelerate networking to a whole new level. Connect with CFOs, CIOs, and CHROs from top 500 companies in Finland, immerse yourself in peer-to-peer discussions, and explore various perspectives of collaboration with solution providers on one virtual platform.

September 16, 2020


Speakers & Chairperson

Jukka-Pekka Luhanko

Lidl Suomi Kommandiittiyhtiö

Juha Pankakoski

Executive Vice President, Technologies
Konecranes Oyj

Henkka Hyppönen

Tietokirjailija & puhuja
Guest Speaker

Hannu Kauppinen

Chief Technology Officer
Nokia Technologies Oy

Taras Podbereznyj

Vice President, CIO, Information Technology
Kemira Oyj

Anett Numa

Digital Transformation Adviser

Kristiina Lammila

Ahlstrom-Munksjö Oyj

Jyrki Mäki-Kala

Neste Oyj

Tatu Tulokas

Chief Human Resources Officer
Mehiläinen Oy

Leena Räsänen

Country Manager
Management Events

Nelli Auriola

Management Events

Johanna Virtanen

Key Executive Manager
Management Events

Event Attendees Include

Kemira Oyj
Vice President, CIO, Information Technology
Lidl Suomi Kommandiittiyhtiö
Wihuri Oy
Konecranes Oyj
Executive Vice President, Technologies
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
Arek Oy
Chief Technology Officer
Oriola-KD Oyj
Veikkaus Oy Ab
Director, Head of Management & Collaboration Solutions
Attendo Finland
Event Themes

In Discussion

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

Business Impact of Emerging Technologies

From CIO to Strategic Leader

Winning Strategies for a Disrupted and Uncertain World

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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IT Deep Dive: Exploring The Quantum Leap In IT

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.

The following are the report key takeaways:

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.
With 5G network technology, the role of IT will be even more paramount to organizations in order to facilitate the scale of use of existing network architectures and next-generation technologies including other Edge-to-Edge capabilities.  
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