Dr. Jukka-Pekka Heikkilä is Academy of Finland postdoc Fellow at Aalto University, a Newton Fellow at Royal Society (UK) and a visiting scholar at Stanford University who can visualize academic cutting-edge research for a non-scholarly audience.
Jukka-Pekka not only integrates his content with research but speaks through his experiences as a leader complex projects that often mix the traditional with the previously unknown.
Through his work in the Middle-East, the topics include women empowerment, volunteerism, and peacebuilding. Jukka-Pekka Heikkilä is also the founder of co-managed initiatives such as Startup Circus and participatory cultures project Burning Stories. Against this backdrop, he is a seasoned expert not only to speak about self-organizing but the new form of it, co-management. Finally, wellbeing in tech ventures and burnout prevention among youth is rooted in his previous field of HR and supported with the work at Stanford.
As a speaker, J-P is a new generation science disseminator, who delivers tailor-made presentations with inspiration. He has spoken in the top league universities; Princeton, Berkeley UC and Stanford and at large events such as SLUSH and Startup Grind.