Janne Harkonen

Dr (Tech), M.Sc. (Eng.), B.Sc. (Hons)
Senior research fellow

Industrial Engineering and Management
Faculty of Technology

Dr Janne Harkonen is a senior research fellow and Adjunct Professor at the University of Oulu in Finland. He received his Bachelor’s degree (1st Class Honours) in Engineering Business Management from University of Greenwich in the UK and both his M.Sc. in Process Engineering and Dr (Tech) in Industrial Engineering and Management, from the University of Oulu, Finland. He has also studied in the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, USA. He has experience working in the IT and environmental technology industries. His research interests involve product management, service management, product portfolio management, productization, and product data management. Dr Harkonen has authored and co-authored over ninety journal articles, and a number of other publications.

Research interests

  • Productization, Product management, Product structure, BOM, Service management, Product portfolio management, Product data management, Product life cycle management
  • Big data, Opinnion mining, Sentiment analysis, Product acceptance, Technology acceptance, Market intelligence

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