Business Roundtable
Pavilion 5, Conference Hall 5.3

Esko Aho , Prime Minister of Finland (1991–1995); Executive Chairman of the Board, East Office of Finnish Industries

Sari Baldauf , Chairman, Fortum Corporation
Petteri Walldén , Chairman of the Board, Nokian Tyres
Valery Katkalo , Dean, Sberbank Corporate University
Kari Kauniskangas , Chairman of the Management Board, President, Chief Executive Officer, YIT Corporation
Alexei Rakhmanov , President, United Shipbuilding Corporation
Anatoliy Chubais , Chairman of the Executive Board, RUSNANO Corporation

Front row participants
Anatoly Artamonov , Governor of Kaluga Region
Ilpo Kokkila , Chairman of the Board of Directors, SRV Group
Riitta Lumme-Tuomala , Director for Russia and Talent Management, Marketing and Alumni Relations, Aalto University Executive Education
Jyri Jukka Hakamies , General Director, Confederation of Finnish Industries
Andrei Sharonov , Dean, Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO
Alexander Shokhin , President, Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP)


Key moments

We really need to think not only about learning new skills, but other things that are much more difficult. It’s all about unlearning old habits and unlearning old ways of doing things.
Sari Baldauf
We need to keep what is best in Russia’s traditional system of education while complementing it with modern approaches and methods that can foster among both children and adults the skills and desire needed to pursue lifelong learning.
Arkady Dvorkovich
In the 20th century, literacy was considered the sum total of knowledge that a person acquired during his lifetime. Today, however, literacy is the very ability to learn.
Valery Katkalo