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Mikko Kähkönen

Mikko Kähkönen
VP Global Head of Card Products
Giesecke+Devrient

Mikko Kähkönen

Accomplished, innovative, and highly effective Product and Business Development professional with over 10 years hands-on experience in the global card payment sector with demonstrated successes in leading expert teams, product management, new product development, business development and strategic planning.

Possess exceptional interpersonal and communication abilities with an extensive track record integrating and leading cross-functional international teams and building strong relationships with customers, partners, vendors, senior management, and advisory groups. Adept at portfolio management through full lifecycles, managing profit and loss, and orchestrating successful new launches. Able to translate business concepts into functional technology.

Specialties: Leadership, P&L, Product Strategies, Cross-Cultural Communications, New Product Development, Product Launches, Payment Subject Matter Expert, Process Optimisation, EMV, SEPA, e-payment, m-payment, bank cards, credit, debit