Ilkka Saarinen Sales Director MDCplus Nordics
Ilkka Saarinen worked 8 years as senior design engineer at Nokia Smart Traffic products, Nokia Mobile Phones and Nokia Digital Convergence unit in various positions, from which 3 years in Ulm, Germany as a Prototype manager.
After Nokia career he has been acting as site manager at Fogscreen Inc, an innovative company whichproduced walk-thru whitescreens mainly for entertainment industry, like Walt Disney Company. His responsibilities included almost everything imaginable from facility maintenance to after sales.
Last 11 years he has been working as a sales manager in B2B sector selling CAD/PDM/PLM solutions,design automates and ERP links for Vertex Systems Oy. His tasks also included CAM and 3D-printing consultation for the customers and participating to marketing planning and activities. During the years, he has collected a wide and deep contact network and process knowledge from Finnish metal manufacturing industry.
Graduated as B.Sc in telecommunications at 1998 from Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences.