Sari Mäenpää works as a Senior Consultant at Insta Response Oy with focus on smart, safe and secure society solutions. Prior to Insta Sari worked as a Senior Specialist of digital business development to enable digital transformation and to enhance development of platform business. Sari has several years of working experience in various positions among academia. She holds a Doctor’s degree in Industrial Engineering and Management. Her current interests lie in b2b network and ecosystem relationships, customer-centric business development and solutions for smart and safe society.
Topic of speech
Smart city as an experiment platform
What are smart cities? Why are they interesting businesswise? What are the challenges of smart cities? Why are smart cities good experimentation platforms? What is the role of collaboration in smart city context? How to succeed in smart city endeavors?
Sari Mäenpää contemplates these questions both from literature and SURE-project viewpoints.