From alumni to alumni

19 results for Article, Alumni stories
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Ernesto Hartikainen

Ernesto Hartikainen

Finnish-Cuban Ernesto Hartikainen planned a career as a diplomat but instead became a diploma-holder in engineering and in business. Ernesto firmly believes in entrepreneurship, daring and taking a leap of faith.

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Kirsikka Lehto-Asikainen

Kirsikka Lehto-Asikainen

The Ambassador of Finland to Israel, Kirsikka Lehto-Asikainen, is an alumna of the School of Business. As a student, she set her sights on becoming a citizen of the world and she has stayed the course ever since.

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Annaleena Hämäläinen

A multitalented professional of conceptualisation, branding and design, Annaleena Hämäläinen has a chance to realise her vision as the creative director of Hakola, a Finnish design furniture company.

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Jukka Mäkelä

Jukka Mäkelä

Jukka Mäkelä, Mayor of Espoo and the School of Engineering's Alumnus of the Year in 2018, believes in the power of collaboration and teamwork.

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Nora Rosendahl

Nora Rosendahl, an alumna of the Aalto University Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, is a start-up entrepreneur and working on a doctoral dissertation on the future of work.

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Niklas von Weymarn

Niklas Von Weymarn

In our December interview we have Niklas Von Weymarn, the CEO of Metsä Spring Ltd. He has also been selected as the first Alumnus of the Year of the School of Chemical Engineering in 2017.

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Anna Suonheimo ja Hanna Puharinen_Sera Helsinki

Finnish design employing Ethiopians in need

Anna Suonheimo and Hanna Puharinen, both Masters of Science in Technology, had a desire to help poverty-stricken women and disabled people in Ethiopia by providing employment to them in Finnish design.

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Sanna Syri

Climate and energy are heartfelt issues for Sanna Syri

Sanna Syri has served as Energy Technology and Energy Economics professor with Aalto University School of Engineering since 2010.

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Ilkka Niemelä, rehtori

President Ilkka Niemelä

Season’s greetings to Aalto alumni from President Ilkka Niemelä

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Perttu Karjalainen

Perttu Karjalainen

Welcome to the new From Alumni to Alumni series. In this first "From Alumni to Alumni" we have interviewed Perttu Karjalainen, CEO and Co-Founder of EntoCube. EntoCube is the leading edible insects farming solutions provider in the Nordics

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Pia Kåll, CapMan

Pia Kåll

In this issue we have interviewed Pia Kåll, Managing Partner of CapMan Buyout. CapMan is one of the oldest capital investment companies in the Nordic countries.

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Aki-Pekka Sinikoski, valokuvaaja

Aki-Pekka Sinikoski

Aki-Pekka Sinikoski is a Finnish Photographer. His Last Machos exhibition was on at the Northern Photographic Centre in Oulu. Last Machos exhibition tells a story about change, loneliness and what it is like to be a Finnish man.

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Jaime De Vizcaya

Jaime De Vizcaya

Jaime De Vizcaya is a Mexican-Finnish industrial designer, lecturer, ecological and sustainable design activist.

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Elina Björklund

Elina Björklund

School of Business Alumna of the Year 2018 Elina Björklund is the CEO of Reima. She has graduated from the Helsinki School of Economics. Before Reima she worked at Iittala.

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Ari Niemelä at the Alumnus of the Year award ceremony

Ari Niemelä

Ari Niemelä, who was awarded the title of Alumnus of the Year by the School of Engineering in 2017, is Head of Hull Basic Design in the Meyer Turku shipyard.

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Hele Haapaniemi

Hele Haapaniemi

Hele Haapaniemi, 24, is a Master of Science (Technology). She graduated from the School of Chemical Technology last autumn. In April this year, she will celebrate her first year working for Orion as a development chemist.

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Aalto-yliopisto / yhteisö

On a mission for sustainable development in Mexico

Anna Asikainen works for a consultancy in Mexico that specialises in sustainable development solutions and climate change. She has noticed that traditional Finnish ‘sisu’ can go a long way in an international environment.

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Aalto-yliopisto/Alumni/Mentorointi

Entrepreneurial sparring for creative individuals

Executive Director Pekka Krook and film student Lotta-Kaisa Riistakoski like to meet early in the morning for their mentoring sessions.

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Jyrki Kasvi

From research to politics

Jyrki Kasvi, chairman of the City Council of Espoo, says that one of the most important things he learned during his studies was that one should always say their wildest ideas out loud, as these can help you learn the most.