Ilkka von Schulman
Director, Strategy and Architecture
“Ilkka is a very effective digital development leader, with an ability to connect business and technical expertise. He can quickly make sense of fuzzy and complex business problems and projects.”
•Strategy processes and strategy implementation
•Business ecosystem and value network planning
•Business and IT transformations
•ERP strategies, ERP ecosystem choices and planning of ERP transformations
•ERP/CRM project planning and lead.
•Digital business and services, target operating model design and design thinking
•Post-merger IT integration and carve-out project management.
Analytical – make quickly sense of complex problems and focus on high priority issues
A consistent, capable and skilled change leader
Leading teams through challenging change situations, in multicultural and virtual set up
Working with various stakeholder groups, e.g. experts, steering groups, leadership teams and C-level decision makers
+30 years of experience from both vendor and customer side including companies like UPM-Kymmene, Tieto, Cognizant and TCS
+30 years of experience in project and program manager roles
Most relevant positions:
Tieto, global consulting lead: strategic advisor and program lead.
TCS Lead Digital Consultant, Nordics: advised customers in digital strategies and transformations.
Cognizant Business Consulting, Head of Business Consulting: business transformation planning, target operating model design and transformation program management.
Master of Science (IT), Tampere University of Technology, Finland
Doctoral studies, University of Economics, Turku, Finland
Basic and advanced studies in Social Psychology, Helsinki University, Finland