Katja Toropainen is the founder of Inklusiiv, a nonprofit that promotes diversity and inclusion in working life.
Ms Toropainen is also an angel investor as part of the Atomico Angel Programme 2020, an award-winning public speaker, a writer and a columnist.
Prior to founding Inklusiiv, Katja was the Chief Curator of the leadership team at Slush, a European startup and tech event. In this role, she closely followed global startup, technology and venture capital trends across Europe and the US and was active in startup networks in the San Francisco Bay Area, London and in the Nordics.
She was recognised as one of the 100 most impactful and influential figures of the Nordic startup and technology scene in 2018.
In 2019, she was selected as one of the 100 most influential people in IT in Finland.