Dr Salmenkaita is Director of AI and Machine learning in Elisa International Digital Services. His team develops intelligent automation solutions that power Elisa Automate, Elisa Smart Factory, and new business development initiatives. Before joining Elisa in 2015, Jukka-Pekka has founded two start-up companies, and held a variety of product management and venturing roles during a decade in Nokia, including Head of Connected Home, Nokia Multimedia. He has master’s degree in Information Technology and doctorate in Systems Analysis, both from Helsinki University of Technology. His academic interests include analysis of innovation policy instruments, and he has more than 10 granted patents. On holidays, he enjoys underwater photography with his family.