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kari.hartikainen (at) accelerando.fi
Kari is an experienced and versatile advisor for the growth-oriented development of marketing, sales and branding.
At the beginning of his career, he worked for more than 10 years in international consulting companies (SIAR-Bossard, Satama Interactive), implementing strategy and digitalization projects in 15 countries. After that, he worked for years in the management positions of leading Finnish advertising agencies (hasan & partners, TBWA\PHS), responsible for their key clients in Finland and internationally, until he started his career as an independent consultant and rental manager in 2011. He joined Accelerando in early 2020.
Kari has experience in designing and implementing dozens of brand strategies. His client portfolio ranges from listed companies to SMEs in numerous industries, from consumer products and services to industrial products and ITC solutions. The brand and marketing concepts designed by him have been successfully used in 25-30 countries. Kari’s special expertise is to build growth through skillful, differentiating and cost-effective marketing using a 360 degree range of tools, of which his client history contains many successful examples. Whenever needed, he also adds in his skills as a marketing content designer.