The nominations for the CTO of the Year 2020 are open!

Have you worked with an exceptional CTO in Finland? We are now looking for nominations to find the CTO who makes the biggest impact in bringing the best out of their team, is an inspiring leader and adds significant value to the company through technology.

Nominate your candidate here

Who is eligible? Anyone who is responsible for their company’s technology in Finland. The selection criteria are very comprehensive and are specified by three categories: the person, the CTO's company and societal impact. The nomination period is open until the 31th of January 2019.

Since 2011, the annual award has been given to emphasise the importance of Chief Technology Officers in maintaining the future competitiveness of Finnish industries. It is awarded by Technology Industries of Finland, Business Finland and Spinverse in two categories: SMEs and large companies.

In 2019, Sauli Eloranta from Rolls-Royce Marine and Ilkka Varjos from Canatu were chosen as CTOs of the Year. The complete list of winners throughout the years is impressive, but who do you want to see there next? Nominate your candidate for the 2020 award right away! 

The winners of the CTO of the Year 2020 award will be announced next spring in Helsinki. Stay tuned and visit for up-to-date information.