Month: April 2015

Helsinki Strategist Summit

April 23, 2015

The latest Helsinki Strategist Summit was held on 16.4. in hotel Kämp. Our agenda focused on how to accelerate and succeed in strategy execution. The subject was addressed via presentations, vivid discussion and fresh case examples. Thank you all participants!


Mika Suortti, Rdigo: Opening remarks


Juho Lipsanen, LATO:
How to get the best our of Company’s Board?
Focus on action, not administration.


Markus Westerlund, Rdigo:
Strategy execution means new actions.
How to accelerate and measure them?


Johanna Lamminen, Gasum:
Crystallized strategy as a starting point,
maximum one page. Then execution.


Markku Silenius, Valmet:
How to manage and follow a significant amout
of strategy related actions in a matrix organization?

For more information on the presentations, please contact us.

Erno Launo to join LATO’s team with Business Development responsibility

April 15, 2015

Erno Launo will start at LATO Tools in the beginning of May.

Erno will bring LATO his solid experience in international sales and distribution channel management, corporate financing and overall operational management. He will focus on business development and sales.

Over the years Erno has worked in various sales, business development and top management positions both in the listed international Sanoma corporation and in several growth companies with global markets and with disruptive business ideas.

– I am very pleased to welcome Erno Launo on board. LATO’s start-up business is on solid growth path. Erno’s skills and personality will be key assets to continue our success together with our customers, says CEO Onni Matti Manninen.

Erno joins LATO from the CEO position at Fimentum, a consulting company with a focus on growth companies’ and start-ups’ financing. The company has been involved in designing financial solutions for a number of Finnish growth companies e.g. within software industry, industrial design and online classified advertising.