Jari Collin

Adjunct Professor
Adjunct Professor
T313 Dept. Computer Science

Dr Jari Collin is a Professor (adjunct professor) of Enterprise Information Systems and Service Networks at Aalto University, Finland. His areas of specialization include industrial internet, digital services, and management of demand supply networks. He obtained his M.Sc. degree in Industrial Management from Tampere University of Technology in 1996 and his D.Sc. degree in Industrial Management from Helsinki University of Technology (currently part of Aalto University) in 2003.

Professor Collin's current research is focused on the application of industrial internet and 5G. Special interest is on building new data-driven business models for traditional manufacturing companies. He is a member of Digital Disruption of Industry research program that studies the impacts of digitalization to the Finnish society through the lens of the industry. Collin is a co-writer of industrial internet book published in 2016.  In 2013-15 professor Collin led ACIO research program that studied how Finnish information intensive organizations utilize ICT in developing and managing critical business capabilities for improved competitiveness.

Professor Collin has published a number of journal and conference papers after completing his doctoral monograph (dissertation passed with distinction). He has more than 20-year experience from the global ICT-industry in managing change programs and running IT operations. He has worked as CIO at Efora - the industrial maintenance company of Stora Enso (2014-16), CIO at Elisa (2008-2013), head of IT integration for Nokia Siemens Networks (2006-08), Delivery Process Owner at Nokia Networks (2003-06), and hold several management / specialist positions at Nokia (1994-2003). Currently, he works for Telia Finland as CTO.

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Plan for Supply Chain Agility - Lessons from Mobile Infrastructure Industry

2005 ICAM 2005 International Conference on Agility
Award or honor granted for a specific work Mäntylä Martti group Jul 2005


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5G innovaatiot teollisuuden digitalisaation kiihdyttämiseksi - Datavetoiset käyttötapaukset

Jari Collin, Jarkko Pellikka, Jyrki T. J. Penttinen, Janne Öfversten, Ella Koivula, Perttu Laiho, Roope Lahti, Jagdeesh Rajani, Maarten van der Laars 2023

5G Innovations for Industry Transformation

Jari Collin, Jarkko Pellikka, Jyrki T. J. Penttinen 2023

Onko Suomi jäämässä alustatalouden junasta?

Heikki Ailisto, Jari Collin, Jari Juhanko, Martti Mäntylä, Sampsa Ruutu, Timo Seppälä, Marco Halen, Kari Hiekkanen, Kirsi-Maria Hyytinen, Eeva Kiuru, Heidi Korhonen, Jukka Kääriäinen, Päivi Parviainen 2016

Teollinen internet

Jari Collin, Ari Saarelainen 2016

Finland - The Silicon Valley of Industrial Internet

Heikki Ailisto, Martti Mäntylä, Timo Seppälä, Jari Collin, Marco Halen, Jari Juhanko, Marko Jurvansuu, Raija Koivisto, Helena Kortelainen, Magnus Simons, Anu Tuominen, Teuvo Uusitalo 2015

IT Leadership in transition - the impact of digitalization on Finnish organizations

Jari Collin, Kari Hiekkanen, Janne J. Korhonen, Marco Halen, Timo Itälä, Mika Helenius 2015

Improving Strategic Alignment

Kari Hiekkanen, Anni Pekkala, Jari Collin 2015

Suomalainen teollinen internet – haasteesta mahdollisuudeksi: Taustoittava kooste

Jari Juhanko, Marko Jurvansuu, Toni Ahlqvist, Heikki Ailisto, Petteri Alahuhta, Jari Collin, Marco Halen, Tapio Heikkilä, Helena Kortelainen, Martti Mäntylä, Timo Seppälä, Mikko Sallinen, Magnus Simons, Anu Tuominen 2015

IT Leadership in Finnish Organizations and Digital Transformation

Jari Collin, Marco Halen, Mika Helenius, Kari Hiekkanen, Timo Itälä, Janne J. Korhonen 2014