Contact our experts

The Digital Disruption of Industry (DDI) project studies the impacts of digitalization to the Finnish industry and society. Our team of 50 researchers from five organisations covers a wide range of disciplines. Our experts are happy to share their knowledge and opinions as keynote speakers or in media.

Heikki Ailisto

Research Professor, VTT 

Specialization and interests:

Industrial internet and IOT


Platform economy

Financial technology




Tel. +358 40 555 0726, Heikki.Ailisto [at] vtt [dot] fi
LinkedIn profile and Twitter @HeikkiAilisto

Kirsimarja Blomqvist 

Professor of Information Management
LUT School of Business and Management

Specialization and interests:

Partnerships, networks and ecosystems

Trust in work and business context

Knowledge management and innovation

Digitalization and new forms of organizing, including digital platforms


Tel. +358 40 755 1693       Kirsimarja.blomqvist [at] lut [dot] fi
LinkedIn profile and Twitter @KirsimarjaB 

Robin Gustafsson

Assistant Professor of Strategic Management
Aalto University, Dept. of Industrial Engineering and Management (DIEM/TUTA) 

Specialization and interests: 

Strategy, tactics and policy with institutions in industry and field emergence

Strategy, tactics and policy with innovation communities

Strategy, tactics and policy with digital platforms


Tel +358 50 3160981
robin.gustafsson [at] aalto [dot] fi
LinkedIn profile

Heikki Hämmäinen

Professor of Networking Technology
Aalto University Dept. of Communications and Networking

Specialization and interests:

Mobile networks and services

Network economics

Industrial Internet 



Tel. +358 50 3841 696
heikki.hammainen [at] aalto [dot] fi
Aalto People profile 

Martti Mäntylä 

Professor of Information Technology, PI of Digital Disruption of Industry consortium
Aalto University Dept. of Computer Science & Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

Specialization and interests:

Digitalization of industry

Industrial Internet

Enterprise systems

Digital services 


Tel. +358 50 3512160
Martti.mantyla [at] aalto [dot] fi
Aalto People profile and Twitter @MarttiM




For media inquiries and speaker invitations you can also contact our communications manager who will help you find the right expert: Suvi Lavinto, tel. +358 50 3615568, suvi.lavinto [at] aalto [dot] fi

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