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  • Virtual apidays Helsinki speakers

    Meet the Virtual APIdays Helsinki 2020 speakers

    Kaisa Kosonen

    Head of Digital Development, Visit Finland

    at Business Finland

    Hendrik Wolff

    Professor of Economics

    at Simon Fraser University

    Hanna Sillanpää

    Head of Digital and Service Solutions

    at Abloy

    Erik Wilde


    at Axway

    Andy March

    Platform Specialist

    at Okta

    Maria Garcia Luengo

    Innovation Strategy & Program Management

    at Amadeus

    Patricia Lara

    Supervisor Identity Access Management

    at Hartmann Group

    Oliver Thamm

    Lead Engineer

    at Xapix.io

    Harri Koponen

    Senior Advisor, Public Affairs at Visma Solutions

    Terhi Kivinen

    Project Manager

    at Enfo

    Andrew McCauley

    Developer Success Lead

    at Shopify

    Allan Knabe

    Product Manager

    at APIABLE.io

    Alan Glickenhouse

    Digital Transformation and API Business Strategist

    at IBM

    Przemek Kulik

    Senior Director, Product Management

    at SoftwareAG

    Hanna Niemi-Hugaerts

    Executive Director

    at TIEKE

    Marjukka Niinioja

    APItalista, Founding Partner

    of Osaango

    Geir Sjurseth

    Apigee Tech Strategist (EMEA)

    at Google Cloud

    Merja Kajava

    Founder, Senior Consultant

    at Aavista

    Jarkko Moilanen

    DX Doctor, Chief Development Officer

    at Platfrom of Trust

    Daniel D'Agostino

    Software Team Lead

    at Cleverbit Software

    Marko Seppänen

    Professor, Industrial Management

    at Tampere University

    Jussi-Pekka Partanen

    CEO, Chief Data Scientist

    at WhereOS

    Vlad Stirbu

    Founder of CompliancePal

    Jaap Brasser

    Developer Relations Advocate

    at Rubrik

  • agenda

    The Virtual APIdays Helsinki is full of programs, and our agenda consists of three key elements: inspiring talks from our speakers, live Q&A sessions after each track, and lively conversation between the community members.


    Track 1 - Mobility, Open Data and Governance

    2:00 - 2:30 PM

    Hendrik Wolff, Simon Fraser University
    Open Data Architecture in Mobility as a Service

    2:30 - 3:00 PM

    Oliver Thamm, Xapix.io

    Future Mobility’s Data Disaster - How to Fix the Open Data

    3:00 - 3:30 PM

    Erik Wilde, Axway

    Mastering API Governance with Insights, Interfaces, and Nudging

    3:30 - 4:00 PM

    Live Q&A

    Track 2 - Which came first, APIs or Business?

    2:00 - 2:30 PM

    Geir Sjurseth, Google Cloud

    Adapt and grow by unlocking new business channels with APIs

    2:30 - 3:00 PM

    Allan Knabe, APIABLE.io

    Why your API portal is so bad and what you can do about it

    3:00 - 3:30 PM

    Marko Seppänen, Tampere University

    API monetization models and example cases

    3:30 - 4:00 PM

    LIVE Q&A


    Track 3 - Take control & True stories​

    4:30 - 5:00 PM

    Daniel D'Agostino, Cleverbit Software

    Building Flexible APIs with OData


    5:00 - 5:30 PM

    Przemek Kulik, SoftwareAG

    Take control of microservices with App Mesh

    5:30 - 6:00 PM

    Jarkko Moilanen, Platform of Trust
    Practical life of developer whisperer - true stories and experiences

    6:00 - 6:30 PM

    Live Q&A

    Track 4 - Build APIs the right way​

    4:30 - 5:00 PM

    Marjukka Niinioja, Osaango

    APIOps Cycles, how to develop business & software together

    5:00 - 5:30 PM

    Jaap Brasser, Rubrik

    API SDK Development - Lessons learned

    5:30 - 6:00 PM

    Andrew McCauley, Shopify

    The Path to API Versioning

    6:00 - 6:30 PM

    Live Q&A


    Note: Geir Sjurseth's talk Adapt and grow by unlocking new business channels with APIs will be displayed again at the end of Track 2. The Live Q&A session will begin at 3:40 PM.

    Track 1 - Travel and Transformation with APIs

    2: 00 - 2:30 PM

    Maria Garcia Luengo, Amadeus

    Shaking the Foundations: How to Move From a Corporate to an Open API Mindset

    2:30 - 3:00 PM

    Kaisa Kosonen, Business Finland

    Travel Data Hub

    3:00 - 3:30 PM

    Hanna Niemi-Hugaerts, TIEKE

    Information Society Development Center - Is our society set for the data and platform economy?

    3:30 - 4:00 PM

    Monica Posada Sanchez, Mark Boyd, and Lorenzino Vaccari, European Commission
    APIs & Digital Government

    4:00 - 4:30 PM

    Live Q&A

    Track 2 - Identity & Platforms​

    2: 00 - 2:25 PM

    Patricia Lara, Hartmann Group

    Identity Management and API's


    2:25 - 2:50 PM

    Andy March, OKTA

    Identity as a code


    2:50 - 3:10 PM

    Terhi Kivinen, Enfo

    How to avoid pitfalls in API Management

    3:10 - 3:40 PM

    Geir Sjurseth, Google Cloud

    Adapt and grow by unlocking new business channels with APIs

    3:40 -4:10 PM

    Live Q&A


    Track 3 - Innovation, Strategy & Business Development​

    4:30 - 5:00 PM

    Jussi-Pekka Partanen, WhereOS

    Case Study: Innovating faster with WhereOS - an API and data innovation platform and ecosystem

    5:00 - 5:30 PM

    Harri Koponen, Visma

    APIs as business development tools

    5:30 - 6:00 PM

    Alan Glickenhouse, IBM

    How do you build an API Economy Strategy?

    6:00 - 6:30 PM

    Live Q&A

    Track 4 - IoT Ecosystems & APIs

    4:30 - 5:00 PM

    Hanna Sillanpää, Abloy

    Ecosystems and Partnerships - case Abloy

    5:00 - 5:30 PM

    Vlad Stirbu, CompliancePal

    Sustaining high velocity in regulation-intensive software development

    5:30 - 6:00 PM

    Merja Kajava, Aavista
    - 5G Edge and APIs - Case Safe Cruising

    6:00 - 6:30 PM

    Live Q&A


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  • sponsors

    Gold sponsors

    However you’re working today or want to work tomorrow, Google Cloud’s multi-layered cloud infrastructure can help you build, modernize, and scale your business, fast. Apigee—Google Cloud’s full lifecycle API management platform—empowers organizations to use APIs to connect data and applications in the cloud and in hybrid environments. With Apigee, enterprises can securely unlock the power of data and deliver modern applications, thus accelerating business transformation by opening new revenue channels and increasing operational efficiencies.

    As we move into the API economy, there are huge opportunities for new and innovative solutions. In order to unlock value with new business models and winning experiences you need the help of an API management solution that enables automated API creation, simple discovery of assets, self-service access for developers, and built-in security and governance. IBM would like to be your partner on this journey, sharing our expertise and experiences to help maximize the value of APIs for your enterprise.


    More information: https://www.ibm.com/cloud/api-connect

  • Silver sponsors

    Software AG reimagines integration, sparks business transformation and enables fast innovation on the Internet of Things so you can pioneer differentiating business models. We give you the freedom to connect and integrate any technology—from app to edge. We help you free data from silos so it’s shareable, usable and powerful—enabling you to make the best decisions and unlock entirely new possibilities for growth. Learn more about Software AG at www.softwareag.com.

  • Bronze Sponsors

    We are 900 niche experts working for a more intelligent world, with technology empowering people, businesses, and societies.

  • Community Sponsors

    Rubrik provides an API-driven data protection platform that helps enterprises securely recover, mobilize, and govern data everywhere.

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