Ilari Kallio is a seasoned CEO, CTO, and CDO, currently a Partner at Cherry Interim Services, with over 20 years of experience in manufacturing, industrial products, and digitalisation. Renowned for his expertise in technology and operations excellence, Ilari has led numerous digital and R&D teams, developing innovative solutions that drive growth and profitability. His industry experience spans industrial corporations and software start-ups, including the manufacturing, energy, and marine sectors. Named Chief Technology Officer of the Year in Finland in 2016, Ilari is also an accomplished angel investor, guiding companies in strategy, funding, and execution. His competencies include technology development, digital strategy, innovation management, and business model development, making him invaluable to organisations embracing digital transformation.


Cherry revolutionises traditional recruitment by offering flexible, results-driven interim and transitional management solutions. Whether support is needed 24/7 or just a few days a week, Cherry's handpicked pool of highly experienced professionals delivers immediate results in Business Operations, HR, Communications, Marketing, Digitalisation, Technology, Financials, Supply Chain and Procurement, and Logistics. Cherry is ensuring that experienced leaders achieve more in one day than others in a week. By joining the Cherry community, clients benefit from an innovative approach to leadership recruitment.

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