Risto Väyrynen

Head of the Family Business Community at the World Economic Forum

Risto is a fourth-generation entrepreneur currently serving as a Chairperson of his family’s artisanal bakery business in Finland. He has co-founded several start-ups; is an avid impact investor in early stage companies and has held C-suite and board level positions throughout his career. He also serves as an Ambassador for the Family Business Network International where he is passionate advocate of Family Business Sustainability and previously led the development of the international Next Generation community as the Vice-President of Next Generation Committee. Risto has graduated from Family Business Executive MBA program from EDHEC Business School in Lille