Kimmo Seppänen is a seasoned business development manager with a rich history of working in various industries and academic institutions. He currently contributes his expertise to Lahti Region Development LADEC Ltd in Finland, where he helps businesses and entrepreneurs with growth, development, internationalization, and digital transformation.
Kimmo’s career spans over a decade as a business coach and owner at Ampiiri, where he specializes in strategy development, business design, branding, and digitalization. His teaching career is highlighted by his time as a Senior Lecturer at Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, where he led the Health Business Management Master’s Program, focusing on digital solutions, lean management, and innovation.
In addition to his primary roles, Kimmo has made significant contributions to the field of marketing and communications. His tenure as a Business Coach and Marketing Director at DOOR Training & Consulting Nordic and his role as Advisor, Senior Partner, and CMO at CyberLightning Ltd. demonstrate his ability to drive marketing strategies and digital transformation in the tech industry.
Kimmo is not only a business innovator but also an educator. He holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration and Management from Lund University and has completed professional teacher education at Häme University of Applied Sciences. He also keeps himself updated with the latest trends in technology, as shown by his certification in AI from the University of Helsinki.
His skills in digital marketing and media are widely recognized and endorsed by industry professionals, making him a valuable asset to any organization looking to enhance its digital presence. Kimmo’s approach to business and education is holistic, blending innovation with practical strategies to yield successful outcomes.
Kimmo is open to networking and collaborations, bringing his wealth of experience in business development, digital marketing, and academic teaching to the table.