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Marko Kanala

Senior Managing Consultant

"Marko has a very strong project management experience. He has led dozens of projects and programs on a global scale. Marko is certified both in traditional and agile project methodologies. He has experience from IT project management, Master Data/Data Migration, Vendor Management and Competitive Bidding."

Special skills

  • Ability to lead programs and projects systematically and with proven results

  • Leading teams through challenging change situations

  • Leading in multicultural and virtual set up

  • Working with various stakeholder groups, e.g. steering groups and leadership teams

Strengths

  • Ability to lead programs and projects systematically and with proven results

  • Leading teams through challenging change situations

  • Leading in multicultural and virtual set up

  • Working with various stakeholder groups, e.g. steering groups and leadership teams

Relevant experience

  • Over 20 years of experience in large scale business and system transformation programs

  • Participating in more than 20 international SAP deployment projects in roles of Project manager, IT Project Manager, Technical Implementation Manager, Cutover Manager and Master Data/Migration Manager

  • Other Project management roles includes ICT Project Manager for Health Care systems, Project Manager for Basware implementation, Project Manager for ITIL V3 and ITSM tool implementation, Project Manager for FICO and Reporting tool Ramp-Down

Education

  • Master of Science (Technology), Industrial Engineering and Management, University of Oulu, Finland , 2010

  • SAFe4 Certified Agilist

  • Prince2 (2009) foundation

  • ITIL V3 Expert Certificate