Leader, Community Coordinator, Initiator, Software Concept Developer, Project & Financial Manager, Negotiator, Entrepreneur, Public Speaker - Open Data, Open Society, MyData & Privacy.
I have expertise is in developing solutions for the open collaboration between citizens, companies and the public sector organisations. I am active and well connected in Open Data and MyData movements in Finland and internationally. I organised the first Finnish open data contest "Apps for Finland" (2009) and co-authored the guidebook, Public data – an introduction to opening the information resources (2010). I also co-founded the Open Knowledge Finland (2012) and led the fast growing association from 2014 to 2016. At Helsinki Institute of Information technology my research focuses on MyData around questions on how to utilise personal data for the benefit of individuals. I am the main author of: "MyData – human centric way to organise personal data", published by the Finnish Ministry of Transport and Communications (2015) and one of the main organisers of MyData 2016 and 2017 conferences. I am also an independent consultant at HILA Open Ltd.