Dr. Toni-Matti Karjalainen is Professor of Arts Management in Sibelius Academy at the University of the Arts in Helsinki, Finland. He is also Adjunct Professor (Docent) of Music Management and Culture Export at Aalto University in Espoo, Finland, where he also previously worked as Academy Research Fellow and Research Director. Karjalainen holds a Doctor of Arts degree in Art and Design, and Master of Science in Economics. He has been a visiting lecturer and researcher in various countries and produced over one hundred academic and popular publications in different outlets, ranging from design and brand management to popular music. The most recent ones are the books “Pohjoisen laulut – Suomalaisen hevimetallin matka maailmalle (Docendo, 2021) and ”Made in Finland: Studies in Popular Music” (Routledge, 2020) edited with Kimi Kärki. Karjalainen created and organized the Modern Heavy Metal Conference, an international research event, in Finland 2015-2020, acted as Secretary of International Society for Metal Music Studies in 2015-2019 and is actively involved in the music industry and metal scenes.