Ixonos and Digitalist Network, a Finnish community aiming to digitalise Finland pixel by pixel, commence collaboration to foster digitalisation in Finland and also globally. Digitalist Network brings together the foremost experts on the field to discuss digitalisation and the opportunities it brings about. The network challenge prevailing perceptions and beliefs on traditional procedures and shows the way to a profitable digital future.
Digitalist Network aims to show in practice how new technology is changing business and the entire ecosystem, and how this can be utilised in the most beneficial way. The entire network is implementing the network’s slogan “Sharing is caring” by being very active in social media. Sharing is also done in events that the network organise with different partners, as well as on their website, that’s the foremost platform for discussing digitalisation in Finland.
Digitalist Network is lead by the founder Ville Tolvanen who was ranked by Forbes on third place on a list of top 50 influential CMOs by social media.
“We are extremely excited to get Ixonos as one of our content curators and partners. Their global presence and experience in transforming traditional businesses adds a fresh flavour in our community. They´ll also bring new angles into our discussions with business design and user experience. Ixonos is a perfect match for us,” says Tolvanen.
The other partner companies in the Network in addition to Ixonos are Dingle, Fonecta, IBM, MTV, Rainmaker, Solita, Sonera and TBWA.
As a forerunner in digitalising businesses across industries Ixonos brings insight in how to innovate digital offerings at the crossroad of business, design and technology to Digitalist Network. With 20 years of commitment to Discovering, Designing and Delivering complete solutions, Ixonos assist companies like,Viking Line, Al Jazeera, Samsung, Kone, Honda, Suunto and many more, all the way from an original challenge through captured value.
“It is great to join forces with a network of enthusiasts who share our passion for the opportunities that digitalisation brings to the table”, says Sami Paihonen, CEO, Ixonos. “To be part of Digitalist Network gives us a great opportunity to participate in the discussion and be at the front of digitalising Finland. We will also help the network to take the discussion outside Finland to the global arena.”
Ixonos will make its first appearance as a member of the network in Helsinki on January 26, 2016 at the TBWA Digitalist Future Marketing Forum. At the event Sami Paihonen will give a keynote speech “Friction is a must-have for success in the digital world”.