Dr. Jukka Pulkkinen holds a PhD in Automation and System Technology from the Helsinki University of Technology. Currently he is director of HAMK Smart research unit in Häme University of Applied Sciences. From 2003 to 2017, he held several management positions in a global technology company Valmet. He has also held few research positions in Tampere University of Technology in 1990s. His current research interests include business strategy and management, operation research, as well as digital services.