Veikko Mantere

Veikko Mantere (MSc Tech) is an expert in workshop methods. He has developed workshop tools with his colleagues and supported many development and strategy processes in organizations with participative and creative workshops. These tools, OPERA, GroupExpo and BrainGrouping, have been instilled in the DNA of three generations of leaders. Veikko’s books about these workshop tools have been published in Finnish, English and Swedish. Almost two million people have participated in workshops in which the tools have been used. Veikko is very enthusiastic to support if customer wants to build a systematic innovation process for themselves. Work methods developed by Veikko can easily be implemented on digital platforms as well. Veikko has also lot of experience about participative strategy processes. The core idea in his processes is to offer people a genuine possibility of participating and putting a maximum of their thinking capacity to use. A well organised participative process raises the enthusiasm and commitment of all participants for the objectives, the process and the results.


  • Participative and innovative workshop methods
  • Innovation process and systematic innovations
  • Supporting the process for creating and implementing renewing strategies with participative and creative methods
  • Specific digital tools

Past Projects

  • YIT
  • KONE
  • Tekes
  • ExxonMobil
  • Finnish Railways

Good to Know

  • Built the Innotiimi community by being a member of the leadership team, managing director, member and chairman of the board.
  • Has a vast knowledge of modern working methods
  • Has invaluable experience of how to find values for organizations; 2% of the Finnish working population has been in his value processes.

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