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Riku Roos

Senior Managing Consultant

+358 40 861 0670

”Riku is an extremely accomplished international leader with the capability to see the big picture and ability to create action plans with efficient follow through. Riku has an extensive track record both from business management and complex program management.”

Special skills

•Versatile ability to successfully execute mission against targets, be it:

•Large and complex project management

•Enterprise level software R&D

•Sales management

•Enterprise organisation and operations design and implementation including outsourcing and off-shoring

•Business transformation to digital cloud business architecture

•M&A activities and running related integration projects

•Implementation new applications with Artificial Intelligence, Robotic Process Automation and Data Analysis tools (completed Microsoft Azure Academy in 2018)

Strengths

  • Versatile management skills in multiple industries, different cultures and diverse types of teams (both Blue-Chip and start-up companies)

  • Understanding the big picture with ability to create efficient action plans and implementation activities

  • Experience regarding procurement processes and tools: marketplace, catalogues, analytics, supply-chain financing services

  • Target oriented business drive

  • Understanding current disruptive technologies combined with business acumenAbility to communicate efficiently, including on C-level

Relevant experience

  • 25+ years of international experience successfully managing all functions within an IT company (up to +500 persons),

  • Top management position, of a NASDAQ listed company Basware: Marketing, Sales, R&D, Delivery, Production and Support

  • In depth knowledge and experience of Finance function: ERP, Purchase-to-Pay, Sourcing

  • Facilitation of several management teams in a global context

  • Running several projects including Purchase-to-Pay services, Robotic Process Automation and Artificial Intelligence, e.g., member of global procurement improvement project of a Finnish paper company

  • Managing complex international internet and mobile banking projects, both in Finland and Asia (projects lasting up to 5 years)

  • P&L responsibility of various business functions (revenue up to +40m€ p.a.) as well as regional areas (US, Asia)

Education

  • Master of Science (Engineering), HVAC, Helsinki Technical University, Finland (1986)

  • Numerous courses on management and IT industry