Ilkka Taponen

Calm, reliable, and an innovative man with a self-development mindset. Ilkka dreams of being able to be part of something revolutionary. His biggest interests are Lean management and sustainability.

Hefur stundað íslenskunám bæði á eigin vegum og undir handleiðslu kennara – sumar 2020 – nú.


Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences. International Business and Logistics- evening studies in English. Thesis Supply Chain Risk Management in Entomology Farms Case: High scale production of human food and animal feed can be found here.

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certificate from Aalto University, Helsinki.

Professional Experience:

9 years’ experience in process development in startup companies. Projects related to running and scaling up of production and management processes in the medical, food, and new space industry.

  • Detailed CV is available at LinkedIn here.
  • itaponen (at)
  • Twitter: @ilkkataponen


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