CEO, BCG Platinion CEMA, Managing Director and Senior Partner
Santeri Kirvelä is CEO of BCG Platinion, a division of Boston Consulting Group focused on IT and technology topics, for Central and Eastern Europe and the Middle East. Santeri's main focus is technology-enabled change in large-scale transformation programs. He has worked with leading Nordic and European companies, focusing on significant change initiatives driven by top management, efficiency improvement projects, reorganizations, and strategy redefinitions. Technology and IT have always been at the core of his client work.
He also has significant experience in mergers and acquisitions, and has led many projects conducting buy- and sell-side commercial due diligence as well as several large-scale post-merger integration programs.
Before joining BCG in 2016, Santeri was for seven years as the CEO of Booz & Company in Finland.
Companies in the region have many strengths to build on, and challenges to face, as they chart their course for the coming decade.