"Artificial Intelligence as Booster and Enabler of Gigaproject – Building the Finest Bay Area”.
FinEst Bay Area
Peter Vesterbacka is a global entrepreneur from the Heart of Eurasia, Helsinki, Finland. Branded communities co-created and initiated by Peter include the HP Bazaar, Mobile Monday, Slush and Startup Sauna to name a few. He was the Mighty Eagle at Angry Birds for many years taking that brand to unprecedented heights. Peter is also currently adjunct professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Tongji University, one of the leading universities in China. In 2011 Time Magazine named Peter one of the 100 most influential people on the planet.
“The New Super Powers Emerging in the Architectural and Engineering in Construction (AEC) Industry”.
Director of Technology, Sweco
Ricardo Farinha is the director of technology for Sweco Finland. Ricardo has worked in the Architectural and Engineering in Construction (AEC) field for over a decade, where he has been involved in the digitalization efforts for some of the biggest Engineering companies in Europe and the industry worldwide.
"Transforming the construction industry with machine learning, generative design and robotics"
Kim Nyberg leads the Technology unit within Trimble Buildings. The unit develops shared technology and components for Trimble’s product development. Kim has a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from the Helsinki University of Technology (nowadays Aalto University), and he is currently pursuing a PhD about usability in Mixed Reality at Aalto University. He has been working with Tekla Corporation, acquired by Trimble in 2011, since 1991.
"Artificial intelligence in design – the undisputed truth"
Janne is a visionary leader transforming businesses with data and advanced analytics. Currently working as a Chief Data Scientist for the leading civil engineering group Ramboll, Janne has been working in strategic data initiatives for many international companies in various industries. Before joining Ramboll, Janne has been leading a data science consultancy and a financial technology startup, as well as playing poker professionally during his studies. Janne holds a MSc in mathematics from Tampere University of Technology, and a MBA from Henley Business School.