Senior Consultant, D.Sc. (Tech.)+358 40 737 7184
Simo-Pekka joined Spinverse in summer 2021 to work as a Senior Consultant in the Manufacturing and Energy team under the Sustainable Industries business unit. He supports companies in growing and renewing through innovations in new products and services, processes as well as business models.
Before joining Spinverse, Simo-Pekka worked over twenty years for VTT. There he worked in many research areas in different positions, most recently as a Research Manager and Principal Scientist in the area of Cognitive Production. Simo-Pekka is experienced in preparing and managing jointly funded as well as commercial projects. The topics of the projects have mainly been related to the digitalization of product development and manufacturing processes and networks.
Simo-Pekka holds a Doctor's degree from TUT Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Systems. In his thesis, Simo-Pekka proposed a framework, based on long-term case studies at Metso Minerals, for modeling value of virtual prototyping in new product development.
In his spare time, Simo-Pekka enjoys sailing, outdoors, running, and developing his cooking skills. Spending time with family and friends are also close to his heart.