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Sampo Hämäläinen

Managing Partner 

"You keep shooting. You hope it goes in, and you smile." - Teemu Selänne

+358 40 511 2299


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Sampo togehter with Lauri Eloranta is one of the founders of Columbia Road. After an extensive career with Futrice in positions varying from software developing to consulting and VP roles and setting up Futurice's German offices Sampo felt the time was ripe for more of an independent adventure. He is a person who gets easily exited about new opportunities and loves challenges. 

Sampo operates on a very simple principle: aim, execute and deliver. This philosophy is wholeheartedly based on creating value to the clients, as is everything he sets to do. Sampo has an aptitude to lead with example and he has succeeded in establishing great office cultures in all his endeavors. 

In addition to his many technical and business skills, Sampo has a true talent for marketing and growth hacking. And he's an absolute pleasure to work with!

On his free time Sampo likes to do sports and spend time with his kids. 


My Projects

  • How to ensure growth in a turbulent digital environment – case Aktia


    Aktia

  • Digital Customer Experience and Sales Channel Strategy - case Vapo


    Vapo


My Blog Posts


Budgeting for digital growth

Sampo Hämäläinen

Consultant


Columbia Road grew 200% in 2017 – thoughts from the founders

Sampo Hämäläinen

Consultant


Planning to invest in digital commerce? Forget silver bullets!

Sampo Hämäläinen

Consultant


Swap.com - How Engineers Became Today's Salesmen

Sampo Hämäläinen

Consultant


Ease of Buying, the Best Kept Secret of B2B eCommerce

Sampo Hämäläinen

Consultant


Case: Digital Customer Experience and Sales Channel Strategy for Bioenergy

Sampo Hämäläinen

Consultant


The New Wave of Food eCommerce

Sampo Hämäläinen

Consultant


Suomeen uusi kaupankäynnin ja logistiikan kansainvälinen osaamiskeskittymä

Sampo Hämäläinen

Consultant


A New Competence Cluster for eCommerce and Logistics

Sampo Hämäläinen

Consultant


Futurice sets up new consulting company, Columbia Road, to raise Finnish ecommerce know-how to a new level

Sampo Hämäläinen

Consultant