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Agile HR Finland Core Group

Meet some of the modern people practice pioneers! (In random order)


Agile HR Finland Core ryhmä

Olemme muutoskatalyyttejä, uudisraivaajia, coacheja. Kädet savessa toimijoita omalla tahollamme. (Sattumanvaraisessa järjestyksessä)


Heini Hult-Miekkavaara

Heini Hult-Miekkavaara

Career coach, TEK

Heini is the social media animal and career coach at TEK, sharing and impacting a lot in recruitment scene in Finland. There’s a real doer behind the calm and relaxed surface! @heinihm

Aki Ahlroth

Aki Ahlroth

Chief Culture Officer, Siili Solutions Oy

Aki is the disruptive Chief of Culture at Siili Solutions, working for radical transparency and speaks out loud and clear. @aahroth

Tanja Kulmala

Tanja Kulmala

HR Specialist, Fonecta

Tanja actively impacts HR and recruitment issues in the social media, is the channel to get through to Fonecta jobs. @TanjaKulmala

Sari Veikkolainen

Sari Veikkolainen

HR Manager, YLE

Meet Sari, Mrs. Social Recruitment Finland at YLE. She disrupts and tries out everything with social media and recruitment. Speaker and trainer. Successful campaigns and first in Finland to try a lot of stuff. @sveikkolainen

Maija Tantere

Maija Tantere

Senior HR Business Partner, Arla Oy

The broadly networked HR lady from Arla – a dairy HR daredevil, social media presence with the heart. @maijatantere

Pirta Karlsson

Pirta Karlsson

HR Director, Fondia

The people pro building Fondia’s old-school-rule-breaking innovative and healthy lawyer work culture. well known speaker and influencer. @PirtaKarlsson

Anni Kervinen

Anni Kervinen

HR and Comms specialist, Futurice Oy

Meet the curious, kind, and sharp Anni, who is creating rocking Futurice culture and sharing openly their successful stories.  @annimarleena

Martin von Weissenberg

Martin von Weissenberg

Agile coach, Agile42

Say hi to Martin, the experienced agile coach from Agile42, who has seen a lot of agileish work in his previous life at Nokia. @mvonweis

Antti Kirjavainen

Antti Kirjavainen

Agile coach, Consultant, Flowa

Antti is working to create modern management and workplaces with Houston INC and with Flowa. The enthusiast and purpose-driven guy, who knows mgmt 3.0 very well. @anttiki

Jussi Hölttä

Jussi Hölttä

Senior Solutions Manager, Tata Consultancy Services

The IT-agile professional turned brain based coach who now works as an organizational catalyst at TCS, which acquired a large part of Elisa in 2013. Jussi has a passion for thinking, reading and using his knowledge in building modern organizations. @jussiholtta

Carola Rahkola

Carola Rahkola

HR Manager, Almamedia

Almamedia’s HR pro from Tampere, working to create an agile media company for their employees. Travels by train, but always smiling when in Helsinki. Who wouldn’t? @CaroRahkola

Heini Heikkilä

Heini Heikkilä

HR Manager, Almamedia

The fun and straightforward HR Mgr from Almamedia who works to leanify the media corporate. Privately you can ask anything about raising chicken from Heini, she is a combined people- and chicken pro @HeiniHeii

Marjaana Murtomaa

Marjaana Murtomaa

HR Director, SC5

The active and agile HR Director for SC5, who gets things done and delivers with a smile. Previous life at Sulake, who was building Habbo Hotel. Maybe has some virtual HR helpers around already?

Anu Harju

Anu Harju

Researcher, Aalto University

Researcher from Aalto University with a taste for modern work. Working on her doc thesis about social media in recruitment and is one of the gurus in the field in Finland. Watch out, Anu is watching you. @ablatiivi

Kristiina Ullgrén

Kristiina Ullgrén

Project Method Expert, Nordea

Greet Kristiina, who works with agile adoption and coaching at the biggest bank in Scandinavia. IT and project management perspective, clear thinking and good jokes are guaranteed. @UllgrenK

Janne Ruohisto

Janne Ruohisto

CEO, Intunex Oy

An entrepreneur who thinks out of the box concerning performance management, creating an award-winning tool to organically harness knowledge in an organization. Calm, friendly, connected and razorsharp. @jpruohisto

Johanna Pystynen

Johanna Pystynen

HR Johtaja, Vincit Oy

A woman without fear, and without managers. HR Director Johanna works with visionary organizational design creating the truly modern workplace at Vincit. Has just announced #NoManagers at Vincit. How ridiculously disruptive is that? We like the drive in Vincit! @JohannaPystynen

Terhi Aho

Terhi Aho

Digital Marketing & Content Strategist, Tulos Helsinki

Take professionalism in people-digital-marketing-content-HR and communications and turn it into a person. Voilà – meet Terhi! She is sharing her cross-functional competence and always has a point or two, which are useful, spot-on and modern. @terhiaho

Jaana Kettunen

Jaana Kettunen

Producer, Riffing Oy

The woman who started the HR Anarchists movement in Finland, with long HR experience and a will to streamline HR strongly with strategy, reduce, outsource and rationalize. Hosts a HRBlogMob chain, and is a HR punkrocker in disguise. @KettunenJaana

Panu Liira

Panu Liira

Consultant and Coach, Reaktor Innovations Oy

Here’s a guy who has been building Reaktor’s consulting business from start, also functioning as an internal coach and consultant, working to enhance the healthy work/life culture at Reaktor. Meet Panu Liira, smart, calm, always on top of things, and exceptionally good at listening. @panu_liira

Johanna Moilanen

Johanna Moilanen

Admin and HR, Dingle

Johanna is a all over people person at Dingle, which is the biggest Social Media office in Finland offering Social Community Management as a service. @tortoiselle

Vesa Ylönen

Vesa Ylönen

Chief People Officer, Houston INC

We think that Vesa’s title tells it all. Vesa has grown into the role of the People Officer through being an IT/agile pro and a consultant at Houston INC. It’s great to see business people take on the “HR” role!

Riina Hellström

Riina Hellström

Consultant and Coach, Extemporea

The Agile-HR-Neuroscience pro, working towards her passion. Self-employed, building modern organizations with HR tech as a growing interest. Curious, energetic, makes things happen. Founder of Agile HR Finland. @extemporea

Tiina Mehto

Tiina Mehto

HR Manager, F-Secure

Tiina is going agile with their HR team in F-Secure re-writing  corporate and supplier expectations in how processes are planned. Pop-up morning coffees, crowdsourced employee survey creation with hard core business focus are examples from F-Secure HR’s activities. Yeah! Bigger corp people practices going agile.

Iida Mustonen

Iida Mustonen

Experience Specialist, Emine

Iida designs employee experience for organizations who really want to look out for their employee’s. Out of the box, with passion for recruitment, matching candidates with culture. Her humouros and quick personality makes her fun to work with. She’s one of the sharpest knives in the drawer.

Joonas Kiminki

Joonas Kiminki

MD, Wunderkraut

Joonas is the Managing Director of Wunderkraut, a web consultancy. He’s fueled by the challenge of inspiring, motivating and facilitating his fluid and self-organizing staff. Joonas creates people practices which make old school organization’s HR’s blush. Wunderkraut has no HR. No HR. No HR. Once more: No HR.

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