Jarno Poskela

Innovations are needed in every function of an organization. Jarno is a holistic innovation management professional with 15 years of experience and has consulted over half of the TOP-50 Finnish companies. He has worked with the European Parliament and organizations of the Finnish public sector, analyzed innovation practices of U.S. companies at Stanford University, founded an IT start-up company, and written several articles and books related to innovation management. He holds a D.Sc. degree in innovation management and M.Sc. degree in industrial management from the Helsinki University of Technology. Jarno is passionate about helping his customers to create new innovations and develop their innovation capability. Customers describe his working style as energetic, professional and practical. Radical innovations, Foresighting, Design Thinking, innovation accelerator models and technical problem solving are examples of his current consultation areas.


  • Product and service development projects 
  • Projects and accelerator models for radical innovations 
  • Development of innovation capability 
  • Innovation strategy, -process, -culture and -management consultation 
  • Training of innovation skills  

Past Projects

  • ABB 
  • Kone 
  • Sandvik 
  • OP Group 
  • Skanska 
  • European Parliament 
  • Wartsila 
  • Fortum 

Good to Know

  • Chairman of the TRIZ Hub Finland 
  • Reviewer (ad hoc) for several innovation journals and conferences 
  • Innotiimi-ICG management group and board member for many years 
  • As a former national team athlete (athletics) all kinds of sports are still close to his heart

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