Juhani Kyyrö

Partner / Gesellschafter, Executive Director, The Association of International Education Consultants Pte. Ltd.

Singapore, Singapur


Extensive International exposure from the Arab world
Europe and North America
over 22 years in global context Six word stories of me: - Wife - Daughters - Neutered tomcats - Jaguar - Passion - New challenges
No parachute - Never Quit - Think big
Make it happen - Now! - Mission
Strategy - Holistic view --> Action - Weak signals - Connections
New ways
Spearheading - Adamant engineer --> Soft skills --> Social networker - Borderless
Synergistic catalyst
Seeing connections
Integrator - Telescope maker - Observer - Photographer - Visualizer - Storyteller - Sushi
Single malts - Perfection Specialties Business transformation strategies and implementation
Change management
Competency model development
International recruitment
Team building
Public speaking
Blended learning development
Evaluation and procurement of corporate and national level ICT systems
Project management
Technology Enhanced Learning - eLearning
Learning management
Content management
Content creation
Learning portals
Schools of the Future (K12)


Professional experience for Juhani Kyyrö

  • Current , since Aug 2011

    Executive Director

    The Association of International Education Consultants Pte. Ltd.

  • Current


    Mantap Global

  • 3 years and 5 months, Jul 2004 - Nov 2007


    Ministry of Education, Kingdom of Bahrain

    King Hamad's Schools of the Future * Consultant of the national scale project * Member of the executive board. * Operated as a ”ghost” project manager * Reconfigured the mission by setting goals * Re-created the organization and contributed to the criteria for required skills for staff and the subsequent selection process * Defined the learning portal: platform structure, eLibrary services, workflow management and general services. * Initiated content strategy *Conducted transitional and change issues

  • 3 years and 6 months, Sep 2000 - Feb 2004

    Product and Technology Manager, eLearning


    -Envisaged early on the intrapreneurial needs of the corporation to productize training as a means of achieving competitive advantage for the corporation as well as its customers -Liaised as a member of global task force -Conceptualized, developed and implemented new global and culturally accurate training products -Contributed significantly to the creation of the customer training business model, learning product palette and blended learning strategy -Acted as head architect and helped to build up the IT s

  • 1 year and 8 months, Jan 1999 - Aug 2000

    Project Manager, Metso Future Care, New Technologies, Corporate Technology


    - Cultivated new technologies to be used for innovative concepts of customer service and maintenance products - Devised internal marketing material and approach for the launch of “Future Care”, the new corporate strategy - Piloted and managed eLearning training projects from different business units while working for corporate HQ

  • 3 years and 11 months, Feb 1995 - Dec 1998

    Product Manager, Virtual Learning Center

    Metso Paper

    - Managed the creation of multiple multimedia training and marketing applications - Represented the corporation in trade shows around the world - Presented to the highest level executives our vision of what technology based training and service could be in the future - Nurtured and finally achieved the acceptance of top corporate level decision makers for customer training and received their support for new technology based products

  • 7 months, Jul 1994 - Jan 1995

    Engineering Coordinator

    Metso paper

    - Coordinated work at customer site during the design phase of a large paper machine rebuild project.

  • 1 year and 10 months, Sep 1992 - Jun 1994

    Chief Engineer, Customer Training and Customer Documentation

    Metso paper (Valmet)

    - Managed business units customer training and documentation projects globally - Conceptualized, created and piloted Valmet's first multimedia training application for a customer (US).

Educational background for Juhani Kyyrö

  • 3 years, Jan 1974 - Dec 1976

    Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences


  • English


  • Finnish

    First language

  • Swedish



telescope/observatory design and building
Bird watching
winter feeding birds
Bird photography
Renovating old buildings

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