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JUSSI POIKONEN (FINLAND)

CO-FOUNDER & VICE PRESIDENT OF AI & ANALYTICS, AWAKE.AI

Jussi Poikonen, D.Sc.(Tech.), is a co-founder and vice president of AI and analytics at Awake.AI, where his team develops predictive analytics, machine learning models, and optimization algorithms for the Awake.AI smart port platform. Dr. Poikonen is also an adjunct professor of microelectronics at the University of Turku, Finland.

Before his current position at Awake.AI, Dr. Poikonen was an AI development lead at Rolls-Royce Marine, focusing on the development of autonomous and remote-controlled vessels. Also, Dr. Poikonen has over 10 years of experience as a senior research fellow and lecturer at the University of Turku and Aalto Universit. He has published over 80 research articles on telecommunications, emerging technologies, and neuromorphic computing.

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