Niklas Kiviluoto

Coaching | Design Thinking | Ideation | Sustainability

Sample themes: society and future, creativity and innovation, entrepreneurship
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 Niklas is a strategic thinker, hands-on doer and strong believer in human-centric, design-led methods of developing products, services, processes, businesses. A drive for innovation and development mixed with a strong analytical mindset, an ability to solve complex problems and to get things done.


Cross-industry experience having worked in various capacities within IoT, automotive, advertising, media, healthcare, AI, sustainability. Coached and mentored a multitude of startups on product/market fit, go-to-market, strategy, business model, product development, internationalization, growth, etc.


Founder of an early-stage international SaaS startup within sustainability. Deep understanding of international business and cultures, having lived in Finland, Austria, Spain and the US (Silicon Valley and Boston). During my time in academia, I lectured in market research (qualitative and quantitative research methods) and entrepreneurship.


I wrote a Ph.D. looking at the growth and profitability of high-tech startups and did post-doc research in the digital transformation of media companies, incl. a semester at Stanford University.


Niklas experience includes: 

  • Working with ​startups and Fortune 500s, among others in media, industrial, IoT, automotive, healthcare, AI.
  • Research and design thinking expertise
  • Languages: English | Swedish | Finnish


Topics ready for delivery:

  • Sample themes: creativity and innovation, society and future, entrepreneurship
  • Design Thinking
  • Ideation
  • Sustainability​​
  • Coaching


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