Vesa Salminen

Research Director

Vesa Kalevi Salminen, Dr. Sc.(Tech.), Prof. Profile: Dr. Vesa Salminen is involved with several activities on research, education and industrial implementation. His expertise areas are innovation leadership, spiral innovation process, data analytics and data-to-service process, competence and capability management, industrial service and life cycle business, sustainability as business driver, circular economy and management of business transition. He serves as research director at HAMK University of Applied Sciences at Smart Services research centre. He has also been working as industrial professor at Lappeenranta University of Technology. He has earlier served two years’ time as senior research scientist at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT, Boston. He is the managing director at a spin off company Spiral Business Services Corp. that is providing expert services for networked life cycle businesses. He has over 25 years industrial experience on various positions in several enterprises and in industrial organization Technology Industries of Finland. Mobile. +358 40 5441577 Email. Linkedin:

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