About Lari

Lari is the location manager for the Helsinki office. He is also head of McKinsey’s Business Technology Practice in Finland and a leader in McKinsey’s telecommunications, media, and technology work in Scandinavia. He is known among clients and colleagues for his two professional passions: impact in Finland and lean IT.

Lari’s primary passion is helping to create impact in Finland. He has more than a decade of experience in leading transformation programs in technology and telecommunications. While assisting with turnaround programs at several major Finnish companies, Lari has helped to open up brand new areas of impact for his clients, including sales force effectiveness and corporate social responsibility.<

Recent examples of Lari’s work include the following:<

  • leading several restructuring and transformation programs within technology companies, as well as basic materials companies, covering strategic repositioning, operating model renewal, and organization and governance renewalsassisting energy companies in capital productivity turnarounds; most recently, Lari helped a refinery client scrub, optimize, and prioritize its portfolio of capital projects

  • assisting energy companies in capital productivity turnarounds; most recently, Lari helped a refinery client scrub, optimize, and prioritize its portfolio of capital projects
  • transforming customer experience for clients in the banking sector, including conducting a senior-leadership coaching program

Past experience

Nokia
Business analyst

Education

Helsinki University of Technology
MSc, industrial management