Pekka Kess

I left the University of Oulu on 02.02.2020 **************** Now Adjunct Professor at the University of Vaasa *********** Can be reached by: pekka.kess(at)

Professor Pekka Kess

Pekka Kess

Dr. Science & Dr. Engineering & M.Sc.

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90 peer reviewed publications in international journals. The publications have been cited 935 times, of which the most cited publication accounts for 89 citations. The author has a h-index of 14.00. (Google Scholar)


Adjunct professor  in Vaasa University in Industrial Engineering and Management with specialisation in Management Information Systems.

Special interest in  Management, HR management, Information Driven Industries, Demand Supply Chain Management (DSCM). The industries covered are mainly in the telecommunication, electronics, software, basic metals and forest sectors with working experience at managerial level in chemical, steel, bio, software and electronic companies. Also entrepreneurship with some start-up business activities.

Memeber of a number of journal editorial boards as well as committees of international conferences. 

Research interests

  • Quality Management