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Mikko Paakkunainen

Senior Managing Consultant

”Mikko gets things done with firm and confident but very human friendly approach. He acts according to his favorite quote – If there’s a will, there’s a way.”

Special skills

  • Subject Matter Level Expertise in Product & Project Lifecycle and processes related to - Innovation, Engineering, Planning, Delivery & Supply Chain, Lifecycle Services

  • Solid business technology knowledge: ERP, PLM, CRM, BI, RPA

  • Digital strategy formulation and roadmapping

  • Digital Twins and Lifecycle Management

  • Data Analytics & IoT


  • Passionate and anxious about delivering results and adding value

  • Innovating solutions instead of specific tools and systems

  • Understanding big picture to stakeholders and seeing what is relevant there

  • Innovative and inspiring leader enabling team to succeed

  • Excellent problem solving and collaboration skills

  • Fluent with people – over 20 years of experience in coaching

  • Familiar with Lean practices

Relevant experience

  • Leading digital transformation in manufacturing industry

  • Visioning and creating development roadmaps

  • Strong knowledge on Product & Project Lifecycle approach and management

  • Comprehensive experience in ERP, PLM, and other business system integrations in manufacturing and project business

  • Hands on experience in process development and implemantion, including combining traditional project management with Agile Framework


  • Master of Science, Machine Dynamics and Design, Tampere University of Technology, Finland (2002)