Mervi Pänkäläinen has a Master of Business Administration degree from Aalto University of Espoo, Finland majoring in Organizations and Management. Throughout her 20+ years career she has worked with transformation and innovation, from strategy to implementation. Mervi has worked for both global corporations and as a consultant and for the past seven years leading her own education technology company Mightifier focusing on emotional well-being. Mervi has represented Finland in Ideas from Europe competition and Global Creative Business Cup in 2017 and in 2021 she was selected as one of the top 200 Women CEOs in Education Technology by HolonIQ. Mervi believes that when people feel appreciated and valued, only sky’s the limit of what they can achieve. This applies to people of all ages. Mervi lives in the USA, where she enjoys outdoor activities, culinary adventures and meeting new people.