The core of Johannes Koponen’s expertise lies in strategic futures studies and development of business models through the scenario method and other futures studies methods. He is an award-winning innovator of change that transcends various disciplines and sectors of society.
Johannes is the co-founder and current CEO of Scoopinion that won the biggest Nordic media innovation award in 2011 (Uutisraivaaja, by Helsingin Sanomat Foundation). In 2013, his project Herring, a computer game used to aid children’s hearing tests in three Finnish university hospitals, won a major healthcare gamification award (Gesundheit, by Finnish innovation fund).
He has taken part in the design of a preventative health centre and the testing of training robots for dementia patients in Forum Virium Helsinki, been responsible for the development of a PSA-system, designed the social innovation facilitation process Soundbites, and prototyped a device which is used by drivers to compete in vehicle fuel efficiency at Stanford University.
Johannes holds a M.Sc. (Tech.) from knowledge intensive business major at Aalto University.