Mr. Takala is the Chairman and CEO of Aurora Propulsion Technologies Oy, the premier small-satellite attitude control and propulsion company in the Nordics. He is also a Partner in Brave Alliance consultancy. Roope has a 20 year background with Nokia with the latest roles in coordinating Nokia’s space program and acting as Head of Innovation Programs. His work focus has always been in innovation, R&D, monetization and corporate innovation agility. He acted as the Director of the largest ecosystem program in Finland “Digital Services”, and on the Board of AppCampus a. 23M€ fund for app developer business acceleration, Head of Future Propositions for the OVI brand, Nokia Devices Strategy & BD and on the leadership team of the Nokia Office of Strategic Research. He also held position of Visiting Scholar in MIT. He has published several papers and is Co-author of a books “Product Concept Design” and “Tuotekonseptointi”. He is a holder of eight patents. Mr.Takala holds board positions Aurora Propulsion Technologies, Durandal, SafeWork Invest, Go-Aviation, and has held them at, Aito Interactive, Forum Virium Helsinki and was the Chairman of Powerkiss.