05 Sep '11, 2am

[Interview] Pekka Viljakainen, Author Of “No Fear: Business Leadership for the Digital Age” (Part I)

[Interview] Pekka Viljakainen, Author Of “No Fear: Business Leadership for the Digital Age” (Part I)

Leading business information architect and IT entrepreneur Pekka A. Viljakainen’s was recently in town to give a talk and promote his book “No Fear: Business Leadership for the Digital Age “, and we were fortunate enough to catch him for a short interview to talk about how business leadership in the new digital era. In this interview, Viljakainen also shares some thoughts about entrepreneurship and globalization. This is Part I of the interview. What prompted you to write this book about leadership and the new digital generation? Viljakainen: I started my business as an entrepreneur 25 years ago when I was 13, in a corner of our (family) barn. After 25 years, when I kind of retired last October Tieto Corporation was about 18,700 people, of which 8,700 was in other countries. I wanted to crystallize what I have learned about leadership over the years. When I was a young ent...

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