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Timo Ropponen

Director, Manufacturing and Energy, D.Sc. (Tech.)

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+358 50 588 0440

As the Director of the Manufacturing and Energy team at Spinverse, Timo helps companies to grow and renew themselves through innovations in new products and services, processes as well as business models. He is working on open innovation multiparty R&D projects for corporations and SMEs that are seeking radical technology and business innovations.

Timo has over 20 years of experience in power and automation industry, telecommunications and organisation consulting in R&D, manufacturing engineering and machinery. In addition, he has been responsible for designing and managing several strategic leadership training programmes for a global R&D organisation. He has carried out cultural transformation programmes in large corporations as well.

Timo has done post-doc research on robotics in Mechanical Engineering Laboratory, MITI, in Japan. He has studied and done research at University of California, Santa Barbara. Timo holds a D.Sc. (Tech) degree at Aalto University (Helsinki University of Technology), where he is currently a docent in mechatronics.

During his free time Timo enjoys running, skiing, playing the guitar and singing.

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Health & Electronics

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