Niko Kinnunen

Junior Consultant


Niko is a technology and business minded student of Industrial Engineering and Management student at Aalto University who believes the better world of tomorrow is built with empathic analysis. This means that in all decision-making, both the human aspect and the bigger picture needs to be taken into account. Currently, Niko works at Demos in the Worldwide Openings sector.

Niko studies Industrial Engineering and Management at Aalto University, currently majoring in Organizational Design and Leadership. His studies focus on combining technical, social and economical systems into a real-world context weather it is strategy, operations or organizational level change. He did his bachelor’s thesis on the challenges in transformations from hierarchies to self-managing organizations.

Niko’s interests include:

  • How to create structures and ways of organizing that promote meaningful and engaging human interaction
  • Sculpting a more inclusive world where all people have equal opportunity to participate in building the next era society
  • Creating a new way of reshaping the post-work society
  • Bridging the gap between Finnish public and private sector

Niko’s worldview is shaped by his family history in entrepreneurship. Niko’s previous experience before Demos Helsinki was working in the volunteering scene at Aalto University. Niko served as the President of Prodeko ry in 2019 and a board member in 2018. His other experience is in B2B sales and marketing at a Procurement Analytics scale-up Sievo and in Product Management at ABB. When not at work, Niko loves to take part in Prodeko activities, wake up early and bake sourdough bread at home.