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Host: Ben Banerjee & Sveta Banerjee
Topic: Zero Emission, safe fun Mobility
Pekka Ketola, CEO of Scouter Mobility Oy
Jaakko Pitkäjärvi, COB of Scouter Mobility Oy
01:26 Opening remarks
03:52 Ben's story
Pekka, Jaakko and Scouter Mobility
06:25 Pekka's bio
07:10 Jaakko 's bio
08:10 Scouter Mobility
09:05 Pekka, what is your story?
10:44 Jaakko , what is your story?
11:56 Can you show us a vehicle?
12:27 Why is Zero Emission mobility so important for you?
15:09 Can you park it anywhere?
16:56 How many people can fit in the Scouter?
18:50 Can you tell us about the modularity?
20:32 How is digitality incorporated into the Scouter Platform?
22:07 Is it possible to check the vehicle through a cellphone?
22:24 What's the maximum speed of the vehicle?
22:40 How do you deal with the vehicles after their life cycle ends?
24:14 What's the difference with other scouters?
25:57 Do people need a driving license?
26:40 Where do you stand now?
29:53 Which countries are you planning to reach next?
30:43 What kind of clients fo you have?
31:51 What about golf courts?
32:20 How do you differentiate from competitors?
34:11 About internal mechanisms to turn
Pekka is a practitioner for human innovation, bringing together user experience, innovation, co-creation and business development.
From 1995 to 2011 he worked for Nokia in multiple innovation management
roles developing communicators, smartphones and mobile services. At
Nokia he was a strong advocate for open innovation and collaborative
development. His doctoral thesis (2002) explored how usability engineering
can be integrated in complex concurrent development processes.
In 2012 Pekka co-founded innovation company Ideascout to bring the power
of collaborative development and user innovation to SMEs and industries.
This led him to the path of exploring the biggest opportunities in the society
and translating those into new businesses.
Scouter Mobility Oy was born in 2014 from translating urban development
megatrends and emerging problems into an industrial scalable solution, a
disruptive light electric vehicle. Pekka is CEO of Scouter Mobility.
Pekka is well connected with global innovation networks. He brings value to
all areas of development by inspiring people for collaboration, by translating
ideas to insights, and by developing tangible business possibilities.
Jaakko Pitkäjärvi is an investor focused on start-ups related to sustainability
and energy saving. He holds a medical doctor degree from the University of
Tampere and has worked in various healthcare companies for over 20 years.
Moreover, his stages of keen activity span from aviation to maritime and
automotive fields, both in form of professional certificates and personal
interests in aforementioned areas. The investments he has done are spread
in different technology sectors mainly outside medicine.
Mr. Pitkäjärvi has been involved with Scouter since 2013 and seen the
project progress from basically zero to the current status. The main driver to
invest and chair the company has been the revolutionary change the
company can offer. Scouter has already proven how different city traffic can
be instead of current solutions. And there is an enorm