Energize your Ecosystem with Passion and Experience

Who We Are kuvituskuva vasen


We, the authors of Ecosystem Handbook have global experience in leading people, organizations and self in global organizations and ecosystems. We are on a mission to combine rational and emotional elements of leadership and followership - by understanding the context, learning, and managing self and others.

Who We Are kuvituskuva oikea

Sari Kola

Sari is an entrepreneur with passion to growth strategy, open innovation, ecosystems and digitalization. Researcher focusing on organizational culture and leadership Board member and advisor to start-ups and author of www.innovaatiotohtori.fi.

Ulla Koivukoski

Ulla is passionate about developing a collaborative mindset for customer delight, employee and partner engagement and wellbeing of people and societies. With this attitude she has built industry firsts in number of technology areas.


Writing Ecosystem Handbook was teamwork: Sari assumed the role of key editor. She was in charge of the structure and style, and wrote most of the text together with Ulla. In addition, Laura Koponen and Markku Heino provided their unique insights based on their experience in the leading Open Innovation Consultancy Spinverse. The Ecosystem Handbook was a start of a journey that continues with the development of our unique toolbox as well as services and research supporting it.

Laura Koponen

leads a team of innovation management professionals, tackling global challenges through innovations evolving from ecosystems. She is passionate about education, an angel investor and board member. Read more

Markku Heino

has wide substance expertise, communication and people leadership skills. He has been in a key role in building ecosystems and multi-party projects with real impact and creating the trust and enthusiasm needed to lead them to results. Read more