Kati Sallinen

Director, Strategy & Communications, Desentum

Kati has an MSc degree in biotechnology from the University of Kuopio (later the University of Eastern Finland). She started her career as a research scientist at the University of Helsinki. In 1999 she joined Finnzymes Oy, a Finnish biotechnology company, where she initially worked as a product manager and later as a marketing communications manager. When Finnzymes was acquired by Thermo Fisher Scientific in 2010, Kati continued in an international marketing team as a product marketing manager, focusing in online marketing and web content management of molecular biology products. In 2014 Kati worked for City-Lab Oy, a customer service company in Biomedicum Helsinki. She joined Desentum in April 2015. In her current role, she supports the CEO and the management team in planning and implementation of Desentum's strategy and communications.