Bio

Mikko Eerola
Digital Transformation Leader | CDO-as-a-Service | Interim Executive | Facilitator | Customer Experience Strategist
Helsinki Area, Finland | Management Consulting
Summary

🔸Digitally native growth leader 🔸 with international experience from working in Europe, the US, Latin America, and China.

I'm motivated by opportunities to drive growth, change or transformation.

Having worked within leadership, sales, and consultancy roles for the last 15+ years, I am available as an interim executive, Executive-as-a-Service, or consultant to help companies find new sources for growth and execute strategic initiatives hands-on.

My specialties are:

✅ Digitalization and the disruptive opportunities it presents to companies and industries

✅ Leading growth and transformation

✅ Driving business value with emerging technologies (e.g. artificial intelligence, machine learning, cryptocurrencies, blockchain, augmented reality, mixed reality, internet of things)

✅ Leading and developing customer experience, sales and marketing in the post-digital era

✅ Understanding humans, technology and business

✅ Public speaking and facilitation, for both professional and general audiences

I enjoy meeting people to exchange ideas and do business. Send me a message and let's grab lunch or a coffee!

Find out more at http://eerola.com/

Relevant keywords: strategy, growth, leadership, executive-as-a-service, brand, marketing, sales management, B2B, B2C, services sales, solution sales, consulting, growth companies, marketing automation, emerging technologies, artificial intelligence, machine learning, computer vision, video analytics, cryptocurrency, blockchain, iot, CRM, customer experience, customer loyalty, customer 360, omnichannel commerce, digital services, digital transformation, networking, influencing, online strategies, making really good coffee, playing bass.

Experience
Entrepreneur (2017 - Present)
To be announced
Managing Director (2015 - Present)
Affecto
Public Company, 1001-5000, Information Technology & Services

As Managing Director, I had P&L responsibility of an international growth business unit developing new emerging technology solutions (e.g. machine learning, AI, machine vision, advanced analytics) for consumer industries. Additionally, I had group-level responsibility for brand and marketing as a member of the group's executive leadership team.

Affecto creates business value for its customers by combining information with insight.
We improve our customers' productivity and competitiveness by superior use of information and our services range from information technologies to advanced digital business solutions.

Affecto is listed on the OMX Helsinki stock exchange and has 1000+ employees in 22 offices across Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Lithuania, Latvia, Poland and South Africa.