Joined Accenture in 2009
V-P Lappalainen is the Accenture Communication, Media and Technology (CMT) industry lead in Finland. He has over 20 years of broad experience working within the CMT industry, including various communications, high tech and media companies. He graduated in 1992 from the Aalto University in Helsinki, and after having worked five years in the high tech industry he joined Accenture in 1997 and became Partner in 2005. V-P is passionate about the CMT industry, and how the digitalization continues to change the ways people live and interact, and how businesses innovate, compete, connect and transform in entirely new ways.
What’s on the horizon:
The CMT industry includes Communications (i.e. telecom operators), Media & Entertainment (Content providers, Distributors/broadcasters, Gaming etc.) and High Tech (Internet, Social/Software, MedTech, Network etc.) businesses. These companies are in the core of the digital disruption that is transforming businesses and value streams across the world. New business models and competitive strategies are being introduced by combining new capabilities (AI, big data, cloud, IoT, webscale, VR/AR, block chain etc.) with digital content and connections into innovative service offerings providing exceptional customer experiences. This creates enormous business opportunities for companies and people that are embracing the new, thinking disruptively and connecting to build winning ecosystems and partnerships between businesses and individuals.