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Pekka Sivonen


Pekka Sivonen, Executive Director, Ecosystems, Digital Transformation of Finnish Industries, Business Finland

Mr. Sivonen is Chair of Finland 2030 Future Committee for Corporate renewal, founder of more than 50 companies in the field of high-tech, software, communications and travel and has been selected as the Entrepreneur of The Year in Services in Finland by Ernst & Young in the years 2004, 2005 and 2006. With 20 years of experience in mobile software and 35 years of experience as an entrepreneur he is currently responsible for the digitalization strategy and programmes at Business Finland, a government entity for innovation funding and exports. National programmes under his leadership include Platform Economy and Artificial Intelligence, 5G, Industrial Internet, Mixed Reality (AR/VR) and Smart City.