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2020 Millennium Innovation Forum Program Committee


  • Neuvo Yrjö, Professor, Aalto University, Chair of the Committee
  • Makarow Marja, Professor, TAF, Vice-chair of the Committee
  • Ali-Vehmas Timo, Nokia Fellow, Nokia
  • Knuutila Kari, CTO, Outotec
  • Laine Janne, Vice President for Innovation, Aalto University
  • Lehmus Petri, Vice President Research and Development, Neste
  • Lehtinen Tapio, Client Director, FIM
  • Savin Hele, Professor, Aalto University 


  • Dufva Mikko, Leading Specialist, Sitra
  • Hänninen Samuli, Vice President, Products and Systems, Weather and Environment, Vaisala
  • Kosonen Mikko, Chair of Aalto University
  • Lautanala Mika, Director, Business Finland
  • Niutanen Kenny, People & HR Director, Halton Group
  • Vasara Antti, President & CEO, VTT

Aalto University, MES and TAF personnel

  • Jyrämä Annukka, Senior Specialist, Aalto University
  • Linko Anni, Client Director, Management Events Studio 
  • Blom Nina, Project Manager, TAF
  • Salmisalo Katariina, Communications Manager, TAF
  • Sievi Eeva, COO, Secretary of the Committee, TAF