Last updated: 17.9.2019
Keynote speech: Skills for competitiveness
Presenter Marco Suvilaakso, Chief Strategy Officer at Polar
Marco is passionate about advancing great technology and creative solutions for fitness and sports. His work experience began with BtoB marketing, business development in the mobile telecoms. His experience has been diversified by successfully leading innovative consumer product and service marketing management teams during groundbreaking years at Polar. He’s continued to play an integral role at Polar through major milestones, including: launching the world’s first mobile phone fitness ‘apps’ and the first smart clothing integrated training systems and activity trackers.
For over 40 years, Polar has been the innovator of sports technology, helping athletes and coaches achieve peak performance. Polar began with heart rate monitoring, but has since expanded into multiple training solutions for elite athletes, coaches and active fitness enthusiasts. Polar’s award-winning product range includes pioneering sports wearables that work elegantly with Polar training apps and cloud services. Headquartered in Finland, Polar is a privately held company that operates in more than 80 countries. Polar products are sold through over 35,000 retailers globally.