Samu Salmelin

Head of Services and Solutions R&D, KONE

Samu Salmelin joined KONE as a marketing manager in 2003. He worked as a business development manager in several areas through the years before becoming a Vice President of Technology at the company’s Finland headquarters. Samu has been the Head of Services and Solutions in the Research and Development (R&D) division of KONE since January 2016. Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, KONE Corp. is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of elevators, escalators, automatic doors and turnstiles. KONE was founded in 1910 and now employs about 55,000 people worldwide, with annual net sales of EUR 8.6 billion.