Research Director, ETLA
CEO, Etlatieto, Etla
Ali-Yrkkö has been Research Director at Etla since 2013. He has also served as CEO of Etla’s subsidiary Etlatieto Oy since 2016. Ali-Yrkkö is responsible for designing and planning research projects, preparing funding applications and coordinating projects. Ongoing projects study, among other things, value creation in global value networks and the role of intangible assets in value creation. Ali-Yrkkö’s areas of expertise include value creation, global value chains, globalization, digitalization, the role of Nokia in the Finnish economy, the role of the largest companies in the Finnish economy, internationalization, investment, research and development, R&D.