Kimmo Pentikäinen is responsible for developing services based on new communication network technologies at Elisa, a pioneer in telecommunications and digital services and a pioneer in 5G. Market leader in Finland, where per capita mobile data usage is the highest in the world and which has been ranked as the happiest country in the world for the sixth year in a row in the World Happiness Report.
Kimmo leverages his expertise in computer vision, artificial intelligence and business development. He has over seven years of experience in launching innovative 5G and AI services, including PeopleCounter, a computer vision service that 100% preserves privacy in people computing, revolutionising the use of computer vision in business processes.
Kimmo is passionate about AI and its potential to create positive social change and ecological responsibility. He has led AI strategy and climate operations at Elisa, which has created new business based on AI with annual revenues of more than €80 million and is ranked among Europe's top 10 climate leaders in 2021, 2022 and 2023 by the Financial Times.