Seppo Leminen is a Principal Lecturer at the Laurea, an Adjunct Professor at Aalto University in Finland, and an Adjunct Research Professor at Carleton University in Canada. He holds D.Sc. (Econ.) in Marketing at Hanken School of Economics and D.Sc. (Tech.) in Industrial Engineering and Management at Aalto University. His research interests include living labs, open innovation, innovation ecosystems, robots, Internet of Things, and management models in high.tech. and service industries.