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Top 10 Nordic CIO interviews of 2015

A review of the top Nordic CIO interviews from Computer Weekly

The Nordics is a region of the world where the latest IT is grasped by consumers and industry alike. The five countries of the region boast some of the world most successful IT startups. At the same time it has some of the heaviest and most traditional industries to support. Read this review of the experiences of the Nordic regions leading CIOs.

1. CIO interview: Hans-Petter Aanby, Scandinavian Airlines

The battle for the skies above Scandinavia took a twist in 2012 when Norwegian Air Shuttle CIO Hans-Petter Aanby moved to rival Scandinavian Airlines.

2. CIO interview: Rovio Entertainment's Kalle Alppi believes IT staff should be embedded in business

The CIO at the company behind Angry Birds talks about running global IT with only five permanent staff.

3. CIO interview: Mikael Pommert, Modern Times Group

Modern Times Group's CIO tells Computer Weekly about the challenges and benefits of moving an established business to the cloud.

4. CIO interview: Jesper Riis, DSV

IT plays a business-critical role at Danish logistics and transportation company DSV. CIO Jesper Riis tells Computer Weekly about his current challenges.

5. CIO interview: Lone Bundgaard, Coloplast

The IT development head at Danish medical products and services company plays a core role in major change to how the company engages with its customers.

6. CIO interview: Mette Jæpelt, Egmont Group

Egmont CIO Mette Jæpelt is a supplier and colleague to the company's business groups, which makes her current role different from any other in her 35-year career.

7. CIO Interview: Frans Westerlund, Fiskars

Fiskars CIO Frans Westerlund tells Computer Weekly about the challenges faced by IT when a business instigates a major strategic transformation.

8. CIO interview: Martin Thell, Scandic Hotels

The CIO of major Nordic hotel chain Scandic Hotels wants to learn more about customers through technology, without being overbearing.

9. CIO interview: Antti Koskelin at Finland’s Kone

Antti Koskelin joined Kone with the immediate task of finishing off a major IT infrastructure project that had already started, but has looked forward ever since.

10. CIO interview: Elisabeth Stjernstoft, Apoteket

When the Swedish government introduced competition to the pharmaceuticals sector in 2009, the former monopoly faced a major IT transformation.

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