Tomi Erho, MSc (Eng.), is the Head of Innovation Ecosystem Services at Aalto University. Erho leads and develops the university’s innovation services, innovation activities and commercialisation processes. He also promotes and advances collaboration among the university’s entrepreneurial community. Prior to joining Aalto University Erho has gained personal experience on building a startup company and how the startup ecosystem functions. He has worked the largest part of his career at VTT Technical Research Center of Finland in multiple positions in science, project management, business development as well as in different organizational manager positions. Erho started his professional career in the paper industry and its supplier industry.