This is a session at Innov8rs Helsinki, 5 September 2019

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Advancing Innovation & Digital Transformation in Life Sciences

Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. In this session Arto Pakkalin will share experiences on how to implement global digital & innovation strategies on a local/regional level and how to drive change in a diverse organization.

From creative space design to collaboration with external partners Arto explores the successes and challenges in innovation management. You will also hear what are the key learnings and areas to be considered in digital transformation.

Arto Pakkalin

Digital & Innovation Lead at Bayer Nordics

Arto Pakkalin Leads Innovation and Digital Transformation in the Bayer Nordic Region. As an Innovation Ambassador he is responsible for regional excellence in innovation management and business agility & transformation. Arto has multidisciplinary experience in different functional areas including R&D, product supply, marketing and strategy & portfolio management.

He holds Masters in Pharmaceutical Sciences from University of Helsinki and eMBA from Helsinki University of Technology. Arto is passionate about Systematic Inventive Thinking, Design Thinking and new business model creation for growth and renewal.