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Jari Noponen

Program Director

“Jari is a business oriented program director, who steers complex technology enabled business transformation to the goal in time and in budget.”

Special skills

  • Program and project portfolio management

  • CFO experience in a listed company including IPO

  • Development of Group Financial Management Services

  • ERP implementation (SAP and Microsoft) program and service experiences

  • Technology enabled business transformations

  • Leading multinational, nearshore and offshore teams

  • Digitalization strategies and transformations since 1995


  • Maximize the client’s added value - business and result oriented

  • Encouraging leadership for global and virtual teams

  • Driver personality – reach the goals

  • Working with various stakeholder groups, e.g. owners, board members, steering groups, leadership teams, R&D and other personnel

Relevant experience

  • Over 20 years of experience in business and ICT transformation programs and business line lead roles

  • Program director and project lead roles in multiple finance transformation programs which based on SAP S/4Hana and MS Dynamics 365 platforms

  • 15+ years of experience in SAP projects and services

  • Vendor management and leading the multinational teams

  • Project portfolio management for several business areas

  • Account and bid management for more than 50 M€ of deals


  • Master of Science (Tech), Helsinki University of Technology

  • Several Accenture Management Consulting and leadership schools and courses as: Value Driven Program Management; Advance Project, Program and Service Management

  • Certifications: SAFe Agilist, Elements of AI, Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt.