Boardman Alumni & Members: Leadership in Change – Interaction Between Power and Responsibility

Boardman Alumni & Members: Leadership in Change – Interaction Between Power and Responsibility

The world is whirling, and leadership is undergoing a transformation.

How do geopolitics, autonomous leadership, and artificial intelligence affect leadership and the success of a company? Welcome to Boardman’s morning event to hear about these current topics!

Boardman Alumni and Boardman Membership organize a joint event “Leadership in Change – Interaction Between Power and Responsibility” on Thursday, 23rd of May, at 8:30–11:00 AM.

Event is meant for Boardman Alumni, Boardman Members, Boardman Grow and Boardman Partners. Invitations are currently being prepared, and they will be sent via email.

What: Leadership in Change – Interaction Between Power and Responsibility

Where: At Deaconess Foundation in Helsinki (only live)

When: On Thursday, 23rd of May, at 8:30–11:00 AM

Speakers include

Rashmi Kasat – VP, Equipment Performance, Metso

Rashmi Kasat has a long background leading IT and Digital transformations in B2B global industrial companies. She currently leads Equipment Performance for Metso’s mining customer segment. Her daily work is about making minerals processing equipment more intelligent & sustainable with use of sensors, data, AI, cloud and other digital technologies.





Mikael Rautanen – CEO, Inderes

Mikael Rautanen is the CEO and co-founder of Inderes. Starting as an entrepreneur at the age of 23, he has been building Inderes from a startup to a publicly listed company with 120 employees. Today, Inderes is a Nordic investor media connecting investors and listed companies. The company provides in-depth equity research and investor relations solutions to help over 400 listed companies better serve the Nordic investor community. Inderes operates in Sweden, Finland, Denmark, and Norway.




Kaj Hagros – Chair of the Board, Inderes

Kaj Hagros is the Nordics Managing Partner of Berlin-based venture capital firm Redstone, based in Helsinki, Finland. Kaj has a broad history as entrepreneur, investor and C-level executive, with experience in 90+ startup investments, 3 IPOs, 20+ boards in IT, media and health care. Earlier, Kaj was the CEO of Nasdaq Helsinki traded Tecnotree Corporation, COO of FOX Mobile of NewsCorp, VP Operations of First Hop, and Head of Strategy & Business Development at Nokia Networks. Kaj is also the board chair of Inderes Plc and Chipmetrics Ltd. M.Sc. (eng) in industrial management from Aalto University & Trium MBA from New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business, London School of Economics and HEC Paris.



Eeva Raita – Head of Strategy & Culture, Futurice

Eeva Raita is an experienced tech leader and a social psychologist (Dr.) overseeing strategy at Futurice Group. With over 15 years of industry experience, she guides her team in strategy development and execution. Additionally, Eeva holds board positions at Titanium, Reka Industrial, and Way Interim. Prior to this, she led Futurice’s strategy and culture business in Finland. Her expertise includes adaptive strategy, change leadership, and new business development.





Olli Holmström – CEO, Deaconess Foundation

Olli Holmström is the CEO of Deaconess Foundation – the fourth largest private care provider in Finland – since 2012 but has earlier worked internationally in Nokia for 11 years. Olli is well networked in Nordics and European level and currently serving as the chairperson of Eurodiaconia, a European network of NGOs and Churches providing social and healthcare services and advocating social justice. During the last years Olli has done several board positions including publicly listed companies, chairing boards of NGO’s and start-ups. He has also been active in the Board of Finnish Association of Private Care Providers HALI. Olli is interested in developing people and boards, leadership topics, organisation culture and ESG. He is partner at Boardman Oy and Alumni Fellow of Helsinki University.


More information: Taina Brandstack, or +358 440 199 553.