Interviews on Artificial Intelligence in Finland

AI molds the way we live, work, and lead. The video interview series ‘AI in Finland’ elucidates the role of AI in the daily lives and professional journeys of eleven Finnish influencers.

This engaging series features discussions with eleven influential Finnish figures, spanning from President Tarja Halonen to journalist Maria Pettersson, film director Aku Louhimies, and renowned restaurateur and Master Chef judge Henri Alén. Beyond the quartet of Halonen, Pettersson, Louhimies, and Alén, the series amplifies the voices of Heikki Malinen, CEO of Outokumpu; Ilkka Haahtela, Director-General of the Finnish Immigration Service; Li Andersson, Party leader of the Left Alliance; World Champion of cross-country skiing Matti HeikkinenMinna Hiillos, Rector and CEO of Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences; entrepreneur and business guru Peter Vesterbacka; and Bishop Teemu Laajasalo.

Conducting the interviews is Anna Lahtinen, Senior Researcher at Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences.

You can access all episodes below or through this YouTube link. Please note that for English language you have to select English subtitles from the video settings.

Interview with Maria Pettersson

Interview with Tarja Halonen

Interview with Aku Louhimies

Interview with Heikki Malinen

Interview with Li Andersson

Interview with Henri Alén

Interview with Ilkka Haahtela

Interview with Teemu Laajasalo

Interview with Matti Heikkinen

Interview with Minna Hiillos

Interview with Peter Vesterbacka

Questions about AI from Finnish Influencers

Guests of the interview series had the opportunity to pose questions about artificial intelligence that interested them. Watch their questions and the experts’ answers to them below. Participating in the discussions are Saara Hyvönen, Founder of technology company DAIN Studios; Teemu Toivonen, Futurice’s leading artificial intelligence expert; Ulla Broms, CEO of Foibe Kartano, Janne Kauttonen, data scientist and senior researcher from Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences; Saara Hassinen, CEO of Health Tech Finland; Lassi Kurkijärvi, Executive CTO of Sofigate; Tommi Knaapinen, CEO of West Uusimaa Chamber of Commerce, and Henrik Keinonen, responsible for XR & Blockchain partnerships at Business Helsinki.AI

Questions about artificial intelligence from Finnish influencers – 1/2

Questions about artificial intelligence from Finnish influencers – 2/2

Information and Cooperation Requests

Anna Lahtinen, Senior Researcher, Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences, tel. +358 50 505 7784, 

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Web portal was created as a part AI-TIE – AI Technology Innovation Ecosystems for Competitiveness of SMEs (2021-2023) and AI-TIE South Finland (2022-2023) projects, which were supported by the European Regional Development Fund (REACT-EU) and Regional Councils of Helsinki-Uusimaa and Kymenlaakso.

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AI-TIE – Tekoälyinnovaatio-ekosysteemillä kilpailukykyä pk-yrityksille & AI-TIE Etelä-Suomi 2021-2023. Hankkeiden rahoittajina toimivat Uudenmaan ja Kymenlaakson liitot sekä EAKR (React-EU).