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JUHA ROKKA (FINLAND)

CEO & CO-FOUNDER, GROKE TECHNOLOGIES

Juha Rokka is one of the founders and CEO of Groke Technologies, a startup founded in 2019 to provide value to vessel owners via autonomous-related navigation solutions. 

Juha was previously in charge of Engineering at Rolls-Royce’s Ship Intelligence business unit. Before that, he was working for a long period of time for the world’s second-biggest cruise ship operator, Royal Caribbean International. He has more than 20 years of experience in different parts of the maritime industry from ship operations, newbuilding, R&D, and product business.

Turku University of Applied Sciences is developing a test platform for autonomous systems in the ARPA project http://arpa-project.fi/. Industry experts from the ARPA project advisory board gather to discuss the current state-of-the-art and future solutions for optimizing maritime logistics and vessel operations towards increased efficiency, safety, and sustainability.

At SHIFT Juha will be participating in a Fireside Chat about “Smart, safe, and sustainable maritime logistics”.