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S18E14 - Petteri Kivimäki

Petteri Kivimäki is the CTO of the Nordic Institute for Interoperability Solutions (NIIS). The NIIS is an association founded jointly by Finland and Estonia which mission is to develop e-governance solutions, kicking off with the X-Road technology. Before joining the NIIS, Petteri worked as a technology architect in a leading global professional services company. During years 2014–2017 Petteri worked at the Population Register Centre of Finland as an information systems manager. He was the...


S18E13 - Konstantinos Karachalios

Dr. Ing. Konstantinos Karachalios is managing director of the IEEE Standards Association and a member of the IEEE Management Council. As managing director, he has been enhancing IEEE efforts in global standards development in strategic emerging technology fields, through technical excellence of staff, expansion of global presence and activities and emphasis on inclusiveness and good governance.


S18E12 - Noora Lähde

Noora Lähde is responsible for the coordination of Traffic Lab Finland, which is a forum for mobility and transport services, trials and smart mobility development in Finland. Traffic Lab is coordinated by Trafi. The core idea of Traffic Lab Finland is to enable and encourage for new innovations, trials By and active PPP cooperation. Possibiities of MyData are going to be trialled together with Tilaajavastuu. During the pilot the following questions, for example, will be raised: what...


S18E11 - Xavier Lefevre

Xavier Lefevre lives in France and holds a Master's degree from European business school HEC. He is the CEO and founder of fair&smart. Since 2016, this French startup put together talented persons from many horizons in order to design and develop solutions which encourage a fair and smart use of personal data in all sectors. fair&smart empowers people with their data and helps them enforce their digital rights. At the same time, it provides privacy-friendly customer data management solutions...


S18E10 - Benjamin Goering

Benjamin started his career at age 19, dropping out of university and moving to San Francisco. He served for 6 years as a Founding Engineer and Product Manager at Livefyre, a real-time commenting and social media aggregation platform. As an Invited Expert in the W3C Social Web Working Group, he helped refine the ActivityStreams social data vocabulary and ActivityPub federated social networking protocol. In 2016, he created the first implementation of ActivityPub. After Adobe acquired...


S18E09 - Ignasi Alcalde

Ignasi is a training manager at and a data visualisation teacher at the Open University of Catalonia. He has a Master’s Degree in the Knowledge and Information Society (directed by Manuel Castells) and developed an extensive career devoted to bringing clarity to the complex technologies that we live by. He's also the manager for the MyData Barcelona Hub.


S18E08 - Elizabeth Renieris

Elizabeth is an entrepreneurial attorney, thought-leader and strategic consultant who is passionate about emerging technologies and their impact on privacy, identity, society, and collective consciousness. She is particularly interested in blockchain, distributed ledger technologies (DLT), artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, and frequently advises clients on these subjects. Elizabeth is a principal at Ouroboros, LLP, a boutique blockchain law and consulting firm based in...


S18E07 - Mikko Hypponen

Mikko Hypponen is a global security expert. He has worked at F-Secure since 1991. He has written on his research for the New York Times, Wired and Scientific American and he appears frequently on international TV. He has lectured at the universities of Stanford, Oxford and Cambridge. He was selected among the 50 most important people on the web by the PC World magazine and was included in the FP Global 100 Thinkers list. Mikko is a member of the board of the Nordic Business Forum. He sits in...


S18E06 - Olivier Dion

Olivier is a French entrepreneur. He created Onecub in 2011 in order to give personal data back to people. He studied telecommunications before working in big information systems implementation, where he witnessed personal data usage with no user consent on a large scale. After a few months in an open data association Olivier decided to start his own startup with the vision of empowering people with their data. He started to join different expert circles in the US and in France and then...


S01E05 - Adrian Gropper

Adrian is trained as an engineer and a physician and his career has been as a medical device entrepreneur. All of his startup products were aimed at the physician-patient relationship. Adrian currently works as an advocate and volunteer CTO of the patient Privacy Rights non-profit continues this passion. Adrian sees technology and policy in terms of human agency and human dignity. This means that he sees physicians and other licensed clinicians as fiduciaries to their patients and not as...


S01E04 - Esko Reinikainen

Esko Reinikainen is the Co Founder of The Satori Lab, a Cardiff based startup that helps organisations navigate change. Their primary mission is to learn how to deliver brilliant public services in the connected age and to share what they learn. The change he is most concerned with is the complex transitions required when society undergoes a transformational paradigm shift, in this case from the Information Age to the Connected Age. They are also the hosts of ODI Cardiff, the Open Data...


S18E03 - Oguzhan (Ouz) Gencoglu

Oguzhan (Ouz) Gencoglu is the Co-Founder and Head of Data Science of Helsinki-based AI start-up, Top Data Science. Before that, he has conducted machine learning and AI research in several countries including Turkey, USA, Czech Republic, Denmark and Finland. He has been giving AI-related talks in numerous conferences, seminars and events frequently. He has also been involved in the MyData movement (e.g., speaker in MyData2016), contributing from a data science perspective.


S18E02 - Jaana Sinipuro

Jaana Sinipuro is an experienced ICT professional, who leads Sitra’s two focus areas: IHAN® – Human-driven data economy and Isaacus – the Digital Health HUB. The aim of the Isaacus focus area is to put Finland’s poorly managed and forgotten data reserves to better use in the name of improving research and product development.


S18E01 - Gianfranco Cecconi

Gianfranco is an independent data scientist and consultant in London, UK. Curiosity has been the main driver of how he developed his career since leaving the Politecnico of Milan in Italy, pushing him to spot technology trends, study them and put them to the test. He was a web developer before Yahoo! and Google were founded; a sysops for large Internet Service Providers before broadband was even available in UK homes; a digital transformation management consultant with Deloitte 10 years...