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Miikka Nieminen

Executive Advisor

“Miikka is business-minded and keen on leading transformations where processes, team structures and technologies are changing. He works hard and is good at achieving results in his projects​.​”

Special skills

  • Leading IT/ICT transformations in telecommunications, manufacturing, services and finance industries

  • IT lead / advisory roles in M&A programs

  • SAP, integration and IT outsourcing projects

  • Competitive partner selection process (RFI/RFP), contracting and contract life-cycle management

  • Management of virtualized data center transformation, workload migrations in various business platforms

  • Management of global teams (own, contracted onsite and offshore)

  • Business development in line management and board member roles

Strengths

  • Possesses both manager and leadership skills, communicates efficiently with leadership and working teams

  • Has capability and experience to create strategies and implementation plans with internal and external teams

  • Result-driven team worker​ in international multi-vendor projects

  • Uses approaches which have worked well in complex programs

  • Orientates quickly to new technologies, ways of working and cultures

Relevant experience

  • 30+ years in ICT industry, employed by Midagon, Accenture, Elisa, Ericsson and Nokia

  • Advisory and program management in IT transformations, M&A ICT, IT PMO offices, ERP and virtualized data center projects

  • Both in-house executive / director / program manager and hired advisor / consultant roles in projects, RfP / competitive bidding projects, outsourcing transitions and restructuring engagements

  • Global delivery lead role in mobile phone SW development and maintenance operations (China, Finland, India, UK, US) after business takeover

Education

  • Master of Science (Electrical Engineering) 1992,Tampere University of Technology, Finland​

  • Majors: Industrial Business Management and Electronics Engineering​

    • Minor: Medical Electronics

  • Certified SAFE 4.6 Agilist

  • Several Project Management and Sales training programs