Tommi Makinen

Innovation Lead Europe at Tata Consultancy Services

Tommi brings with him, over 18 years of varied experience in the Digital Development across the sectors. After starting his journey in a small internet consultancy company as a business manager and a team lead, he progressed his career taking on leadership roles including strategic sales and business development in Northern European space.

His latest assignment is leading the Research and Innovation initiatives in Europe for TCS. With the current assignment Tommi brings latest advancements in TCS Research and Innovation ranging from leveraging TCS Co-Innovation Network (start-ups, academia partners, VCs) and Innovation Labs to research in algorithms, genomics and  molecular modelling to design thinking, system thinking and cyber-physical systems to material, water and cities.

Over the past 15 years Tommi has worked in various advanced engagements with the clients like Länsförsäkringar, Telia, Nordea, Telenor, T-Mobile, StoraEnso, Metsä Group, Cargotec, ING, OP Bank, ENGIE, Tata Steel, DnB and ICA covering countries like Germany, France, Austria, Holland, Nordics and Russia. He together with his teams has played a key role when helping various companies to seek for new revenues, business models and more effective orchestration of processes and technologies.

Tommi holds a Master’s degree in Computer and Information Science from Helsinki University of Technology (now known as Aalto University)