Telia Digital Hub
TELIA DIGITAL HUB - REGISTER!
TELIA DIGITAL HUB - REGISTER!
We would like to invite CEOs as well as technology and information security managers to participate in Telia Digital Hub, a major digitalisation event, taking place on 10 November, to benefit from the latest information, ideas, and inspiration for promoting business.
Telia Digital Hub will host presentations and discussions on 5G, IoT, cybersecurity, cloud technologies, and integrated IT solutions. Among the speakers are renowned digitalisation visionaries from Europe and key opinion leaders from the Estonian technology landscape, who will highlight the most important new developments and changes to keep you abreast of the digitalisation trends of today and tomorrow.
At the event, it is also possible to get a closer look at the latest offers of technology companies, listen to practical advice, and communicate with representatives of significant businesses. This is the place to contribute to the future of your business.
President and CEO of Telia Company
Allison Kirkby is President and CEO of Telia Company since May 2020. Telia Company, headquartered in Sweden, is a multinational, new generation telco serving millions of customers every day in one of the world’s most connected and digitalized regions.
She also serves as an independent Non-Executive Director of BT Group plc, the UK’s multinational provider of communication services.
Until October 2019, Allison Kirkby was President and Group CEO of TDC Group, the largest telecommunications company in Denmark. Prior to joining TDC, Allison served as President & Group CEO of Tele2 AB from 2015 to 2018, having been their EVP & CFO since 2014. She moved into the TMT sector in 2010, initially joining Virgin Media and then as CFO of Shine Group (a division of 21st Century Fox).
Prior to that, she spent two decades at Procter & Gamble, in both senior financial & operational roles.
Allison is recognized for building and successfully leading strong teams in periods of change, to create significant shareholder value, and was awarded Most Powerful Female CEO in Sweden in 2017.
Allison is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.
Prof Derek O'Keeffe
Prof Derek O’Keeffe holds dual first class honours degrees in Engineering (Gold Letter) and Medicine (Gold Medal). In addition he holds a Medical Doctorate and a Masters & PhD in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Limerick and National University of Ireland Galway. He was a Fulbright Scholar at Harvard, a Green Templeton Scholar at Oxford and is a graduate of the Endocrinology Clinical Fellowship at the Mayo Clinic, USA. As well as multiple academic publications, he holds biomedical patents and several international research prizes. He has done volunteer work in Ireland, USA, Ghana & Papua New Guinea. He has travelled in over 100 countries & was awarded The Outstanding Young Person of the World by Junior Chamber International. He is a Black Belt Taekwondo Instructor, Qualified Pilot, Advanced Scuba Diver & Triathlete. He has previously worked with NASA placing a sleep experiment onboard the International Space Station. In addition he has acted as Flight Surgeon for a NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operation (NEEMO) where they used digital health data to monitor crew health and make mission decisions. He recently completed the world’s first bi-directional care of a patient living in a remote community with drone technology. He currently works as a Consultant Physician (Endocrinologist) at University Hospital Galway (UHG) and is the Professor of Medical Device Technology at the National University of Ireland Galway.
Peeter has been a friend of computers since 1985, having carefully fed them with punch cards as well as magnetic tape, and having diagrammed the inside of a processor on a transistor-by-transistor basis. Surprisingly, all this ultra-technical knowledge has been useful in writing about information technology in the simplest possible manner, and as a technocrat making broadcasts at KUKU and ETV. For the last five years he has been officially working at zone.ee, where he is happy to accept occasional work ranging from marketing to cyber security."
Futurist & Founder of the FutureScape 248 Lab
Known as one of Europe’s only female Asian Futurologists, Shivvy Jervis is a four-time award-winning forecaster and founder of research lab FutureScape 248. She has been called on by the United Nations, the office of the Mayor of London and Microsoft, featured by Forbes and the Financial Times, and her research has earned more than 24 industry accolades. Shivvy champions the crucial need for maintaining ethical oversight in the digital age. More here: https://futurescape248.com and https://shivvyjervis.com.
Development Manager at Utilitas OÜ and former Minister of Entrepreneurship and Information Technology
Rene Tammist graduated from the University of Tartu in 2001 with a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration and holds a Master’s degree in Public Politics and Administration from the University of Manchester. From 2012–2018, he was a Member of the Management Board of the Administrative Board of the European Union Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators. Tammist has previously worked as a political advisor to the Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament’s Committee on Industry, Research, and Energy, among other things, dealing with issues such as information technology and telecommunications, and as the Executive Director of the Estonian Renewable Energy Association. He was the Minister of Enterprise and Information Technology in the first government of Jüri Ratas from 2018–2019. Since 2019, he has been working as the Development Manager of OÜ Utilitas.
Entrepreneur and former Minister of IT and Foreign Trade
Kaimar Karu has been working in the fields of technology, business development, management, international cooperation, and policy making, both in Estonia and outside Estonia, for over 20 years. Before taking up the role of Estonia’s Minister of IT and Foreign Trade in 2019, he lived and worked in London. He is a valued contributor to the development of best practices, a trusted advisor in navigating complex systems, a co-author of several professional books, and an anticipated speaker on the stages of international technology conferences. Kaimar holds an MSc in Philosophy from the University of Tartu.
CEO at AS Alexela
Aivo Adamson has more than 25 years of experience in management and consulting positions in international companies. He has a background in both the retail market and the IT field. Aivo has built up large and small organisations, carried out major restructuring projects, and developed several companies. He has previously held senior and advisory positions in the following companies: United Nations Development Programme headquarters in New York, Bytelife Solutions OÜ, AS Telema, AS Versobank, AS Starman, Road Administration, and AS Swedbank. Aivo is also a Member of the Management Board of the Estonian Basketball Association.
He graduated from Tallinn University of Technology with a degree in Accounting and Financial Analysis, and has an auditor’s certificate. Aivo has also completed advanced level courses in Emotional Intelligence at INSEAD from 2001–2002.
Co-Founder and CPO at Pactum AI
Kaspar Korjus is the Co-Founder and CPO at Pactum AI. He was the Director of e-Residency, one of Europe’s most ambitious government technology projects. He has negotiated with the police, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Prime Minister, the President, and all ministries to invest government money to open Estonia’s electronic infrastructure to all foreigners so that they can set up businesses in the EU without visiting the country.
In 2017 and 2018, Kaspar was the most quoted Estonian in the global press. In 2015, he was number one in Forbes Estonia’s technology and finance division for under-30s, and US CEO Megan Smith selected him as one of top 20 global digital leaders. In 2019, he was named one of JCI’s ten most outstanding young people in the world. In addition, HM King Willem-Alexander, The King of the Netherlands, awarded Kaspar the Order of Orange-Nassau, recognising his contribution to the improvement of societies around the world.
Co-Director at kood/Jõhvi
Karin Künnapas has been active in the field of start-ups for almost eight years, working in the Estonian Business Angels Association and Civitta Estonia start-up team. She is the Co-Director of the Jõhvi Coding School with Elle-Mari Pappel. They previously worked together at the European Innovation Academy, where they organised student programmes around the world to help students reach an idea for their start-up in 15 days to present it to investors. Each year, more than 1000 young people from nearly 90 countries completed the programme. Karin was involved in developing the content of the programme, recruiting speakers and mentors, and leading the programme team.
The presentations and discussions of the programme will cover topics related to IoT, 5G, cybersecurity, cloud technologies, and integrated IT solutions. In addition, practical presentations of Telia’s partner companies will take place on the stage of Guru Bar in the EXPO area, allowing you to get acquainted with the latest technologies in the field of digitisation.Register
Main stage is opened
Holger Haljand, Head of B2B at Telia EstoniaRobert Pajos, CEO at Telia Estonia
Beyond Connectivity: 5G-Powered Breakthroughs That Will Shape How We Work and Live
Shivvy Jervis, futurologist & founder of FutureScape 248 Lab
Allison Kirkby, President and CEO at Telia Company
Opening discussion: The future of Estonian digital society
Rene Tammist, Kaimar Karu, Andres Sutt
Break and expo
Prof Derek O'Keeffe
Holger Haljand, Head of B2B at Telia Estonia
INSPIRING PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSIONS FROM LAST YEAR’S EVENT
ESTONIA’S LARGEST DIGITAL CONFERENCE FOCUSED ON THE DIGITAL FUTURE AND 5G
The largest digital conference in Estonia, Telia Digital Hub, took place in Tallinn on 11 November 2020 with visionaries and opinion leaders discussing 5G, innovation and the future of the digital state.
OUTSOURCING IT SERVICES IS MAINLY BASED ON TRUST
The top executives and IT managers who participated in the Telia Digital Hub panel discussion, talked about how the outsourcing of IT services in different areas is organised today and what the most important aspects of the partnership are.
TELIA DIGITAL HUB x LIVE x OUTSOURCING
The panel discussion on the topic of “Outsourcing: Accelerator or Obstacle to Digitalisation” was attended by Rain Laane, the Chairman of the Management Board of the Estonian Health Insurance Fund, Jüri Heero, Member of the Management Board and IT Manager of LHV Bank, Marek Trautmann, IT Director of BLRT Group, and Alar Heikla, Sales Manager of Huawei Estonia.
TELIA DIGITAL HUB x LIVE x KRISTO VAHER
Kristo Vaher, the Chief Technology Officer of the Government of Estonia, spoke at Telia Digital Hub, opening up on the role of a Chief Technology Officer in managing digitalisation.
DIGITALISATION DOES NOT HAPPEN ON ITS OWN
Kirke Saar, CTO of Telia Norway, spoke about how digitalisation has been one of the most important issues for the economy and competitiveness for more than 20 years.
CAN DATA MAKE SOCIETY MORE SUSTAINABLE?
Kristofer Ågren, Head of Data Analysis for Division X, argued that following the example of the Helsinki metro development, if data is used wisely, then it can be used to make society even better and more sustainable.
DIGITAL STATE DEVELOPMENT IS A JOINT CHALLENGE FOR PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SECTORS
Siim Sikkut, CIO of the Government of the Republic of Estonia, is of the opinion that we will reach the next stage in the development of the digital state if the public and private sectors put their heads together and contribute jointly to the development of high-quality and necessary digital services.