Dr. Harri Kulmala

CEO Harri KulmalaDr. (Tech., Industrial Engineering & Management)
Mobile: +358 40 840 6380
Email: harri.kulmala(at)dimecc.com


Active roles in innovation societies:

Member of strategic advisory board, Linz Center of Mechatronics, Linz, Austria, since 2020

Vice chairman of the board, The Finnish Academy of Technical Sciences, since 2020

Member of the board, Demola Global Ltd., Tampere, Finland, since 2018

Fellow, The Royal Society for Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce, London, UK, since 2012

Member of the High level group, ManuFuture European Technology Platform, Brussels, Belgium, since 2009

Expert member of the competitiveness and innovation committee, Technology Industries Finland, Helsinki, since 2009

Adjunct professor, LUT University, Lappeenranta, Finland, since 2005


As an insider of European innovation systems and technology companies’ foresight and roadmaps, Harri is an active speaker, evaluator and writer regarding research & innovation activities, strategies, and policies. He started working in machine building and manufacturing business in 1990’s, changed from business to academic atmosphere and published more than 140 articles and reports on leadership and management in technology companies in 2000’s. In 2010’s, he has led DIMECC Ltd. as one of the first and largest public private partnership actors in Europe. Harri has experience on all the versatile aspects of inter-organisational collaboration and co-creation.


Motto: Future will be co-created.