Dr. Antti-Jussi Tahvanainen, Manager for Innovation Policy at the Finnish Forest Industries Federation, assesses and promotes the competitiveness of both the national and EU-wide innovation systems, emphasizing the role of technology in economic renewal. Antti-Jussi is the founder of Oraklon, an ideation accelerator, helping executives in generating co-creative foresight for their endeavors in user-driven innovation and business renewal. At Stanford University, he has co-authored the Playbook for Strategic Foresight and Innovation, a set of practical future design tools inspired by DARPA. Antti-Jussi wields a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and Management with a focus on International Strategy as well as a M.Sc. in Technology Management and Policy from Aalto University.
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