Anna Valtonen

Professori
Professori
A803 Dept. Design

Professor Anna Valtonen is the Vice President of Art and Creative Practices at the Aalto University. She was appointed Dean of the School of Arts, Design and Architecture in April 2014. Valtonen was a member of the Aalto University Board in 2008–2014. Valtonen is also a board member in Aarhus School of Architecture. Before Aalto University she was the Rector of the Umeå Institute of Design at Umeå University. In 2007, Valtonen was awarded her doctorate in Art and Design in the former University of Art and Design Helsinki, where she has also been a researcher and a board member. In 1997–2009, Valtonen worked in different positions at Nokia, the last one being Head of Design Research & Foresight.

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Contact information

Phone number
+358505922317

Honors and awards

Ornamo Golden award

Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Design Jan 2017

Medal of Honor of the The Swedish-Finnish Cultural Foundation

Award or honor granted for academic or artistic career Department of Design Jan 2018

Knight, first class, of the order of the White Rose of Finland

Award or honor granted for academic or artistic career Leadership, joint units Dec 2019

Publications

Approach the future with design thinking

Anna Valtonen, Nuria Solsona Caba 2022 Designing Change : New Opportunities for Organisations

Designing change : new opportunities for organisations

Anna Valtonen, Petra Nikkinen 2022

Insight and foresight

Anna Valtonen 2022 Designing Change : New Opportunities for Organisations

Assessment Committee Report on Research in Industrial Design Engineering 2013-2018 Delft University of Technology

Jan Dul, Hua Dong, Willem Haanstra, MariAnne Karlsson, Tek-Jin Nam, Gu van Rhijn, Anna Valtonen, Sven Laudy 2021

Pro Arte Utili: Monialainen yhteistyö menestyksen perustana

Helena Hyvönen, Pekka Korvenmaa, Ossi Naukkarinen, Martti Raevaara, Pekka Saarela, Yrjö Sotamaa, Anna Valtonen 2021

Pro Arte Utili: Multidisciplinary Collaboration - The Key to Success

Helena Hyvönen, Pekka Korvenmaa, Ossi Naukkarinen, Martti Raevaara, Pekka Saarela, Yrjö Sotamaa, Anna Valtonen 2021

Developing a Culture of Change and Creativity

Anna Valtonen 2021 Pro Arte Utili: Multidisciplinary Collaboration - The Key to Success

Muutoksen ja luovuuden tiellä

Anna Valtonen 2021 Pro Arte Utili: Monialainen yhteistyö menestyksen perustana