Mercuri Urval´s event, AI & Worklife

By Moa Wennlöf

Mercuri Urval´s event, AI & Worklife, on the 13th of June 2018 in Helsinki brought together AI professionals, compelling content and a great audience. The event was fully booked with people interested in the hot AI topics.

  • Utilizing Artificial Intelligence in business solutions, Tero Ojanperä / Co-Founder & CEO, Silo.AI

    Tero gave an interesting opening to the AI event and a preview on how AI can transform businesses. Also through his presentation we learned concrete examples of AI opportunities for example in product recommendation, predictive maintenance and financial risk.

  • The illusion of competence based knowledge – the hidden truths about Universities, Jaakko Kurhila, CDO, University Of Helsinki

    Jaakko spoke about the illusion of competence based knowledge. Helsinki University in Finland with it's project partner, tech strategy firm Reaktor has launched a course on artificial intelligence, The Elements Of AI. It is free and open to everyone around the world and over 60 000 individuals has already signed in.

  • AI & audience powered search – hunting heads with AI, Anni Saarinen, Senior Consultant, ICT & Digital Business Lead Mercuri Urval & Jussi Lehtonen, Digital Planning Strategist

    Anni and Jussi presented how Mercuri Urval is using AI in a modern executive search process to get the right candidates' attention. Head hunting with AI has brought amazing results. Advertising conversions has increased by 120,19% compared to same period last year.

  • Uncovering AI in Finland / José Fernandes, Partner Technology Management & AI Lead Microsoft

    Jose brought concrete examples to our attention how leading Finnish organizations are embracing AI opportunities in practice to capture its potential.

We thank all guests for the active discussions as well as all speakers for their inspiring presentations and contribution to deepen our understanding about AI and its possibilities.

Mercuri Urvals team: Anni Saarinen, Eija Laine, Anne, Santtu Rautiainen and Pasi Lepistö.