Minna Pikkarainen, is a joint Connected Health professor of VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and University of Oulu. Research professor is working as a program leader and as a collaborator between different units and departments in University of Oulu, VTT and other OuluHealth (http://www.ouluhealth.fi/) ecosystem players from both public and private sector. Currently Minna is focusing on her research in the human centered data driven service creation in health and wellness sectors. Previously professor Pikkarainen has worked as a Principal Scientist at VTT creating several industrial-driven research projects and project preparations and collaborating closely with software companies across Europe. Minna’s research has been published large amount of journal and conference papers. During 2010-2012 Minna Pikkarainen has been working as a business developer in Institute Mines Telecom, Paris and EIT (European Innovation Technology) network in Helsinki. Her key focus areas as a business developer has been in healthcare organizations and digital cities. Before Minna’s research has been focused on the areas of agile development, software / service innovation and variability management.