Kari Terho, Vice President, Internet of Things, Elisa Corporation
Kari Terho is Vice President and Head of Internet of Things (IoT) services for Corporate Customers in Elisa Corporation, the leading communications service provider in Finland.
Kari joined Elisa as Vice President and Head of Fixed and mobile Network Services in 2008 for Corporate Customers.
Prior to joining to Elisa, Kari held various director positions in the Sales and Business Development in TeliaSonera, the most recent being Director of Business Development for TeliaSonera IES SME Marketing and Offering.
Earlier he has worked as Business Development Director at Yomi Sortware Ltd. and held the EMEA E-Services Business Development Manager position at Hewlett-Packard GmBH as well as the E-Commerce Marketing Manager position at Hewlett-Packard, Finland. He also has several years of experience working for different IT companies.
Kari holds a QBA in Business and Administration (1984).
Kari lives in Espoo, Finland, with his wife and two children.
IoT in Practice – Cases and Innovation Challenge Presentations
The Internet of Things affects all the industries. It brings effectiveness, cost-savings, growth and new business models. There is lot of hype around IoT but how can companies find the best way to gain from it? Elisa has created an agile and risk-free way to develop IoT and this summer it launched a competition for companies to look for new IoT business ideas. In his presentation Kari will open couple of implemented Elisa IoT™ business cases and competition participants will introduce their ideas. The three finalists of Innovation Challenge competition will be published.