Dr. Ilmo Aronen holds a PhD in Animal Nutrition from the University of Helsinki, Finland (1992). Currently he acts as a Head of Digital Services and eCommerce in Lantmännen Agro. Earlier he had several leading positions in Raisio Oyj, a Finnish food and feed company. Additionally, he acted as a general secretary of Raisio Research Fund for twelve years. Since 1993 he has acted as an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Animal Husbandry at the University of Helsinki. In 2019 he was invited as a Professor of Practice in the Faculty of Forestry and Agriculture at the University of Helsinki.