Meetup info 21.5.2019:

Welcome to Future Female & Nordea Afterwork on Tuesday 21.5.

In May our afterwork is all about AI: What is Artificial Intelligence? What kind of opportunities does it create and what does it take to work with it? If you’re curious to learn more, don’t miss out on the afterwork event hosted by Future Female & Nordea. We hope to see you on Tuesday 21st of May in Vallila Nordea Campus.

Agenda for the evening:

17-17:45 Registrations & drinks and snacks

17:45-18 Welcome words by Future Female & Nordea / Liisa Kanniainen

18:00-18:30 Anna Metsäranta: AI 101 - What you need to know to participate in the dialogue

18:30-19:00 Noora Vesterinen & Laura Lepomäki: My move from HR to AI

19:00-19:30 Group discussions: AI or not?

19:30-19:45 Closing words

19:45-20:30 Mingle, drinks & snacks

20:30 End of meetup


About our speakers:

Liisa Kanniainen, Vice President, Strategic Partner, Digital Banking CBB

Liisa is a digital banking strategist and experienced public speaker with over 20 years of frontline experience. Currently she drives strategic projects in Nordea’s Digital Banking unit, such as formulating next generation service framework for corporate customers. Customer centricity and understanding the needs of even the most complex customers has always been a key value for her.

Anna Metsäranta, Data Driven Business Strategist

Anna is a techie-at-heart with a business degree, typically finding herself bridging the gap between business and technology in strategic initiatives. Her heart beats for modern technologies as enablers for a better world; from the customer, business, as well as environmental and societal perspectives. A fierce feminist, Anna strives to encourage women to believe in themselves, support each other, and step forward to claim their rightful place.

Noora Vesterinen, Product owner for customer facing chatbots at Nordea

Noora is passionate about improving customer and employee experiences through technology. Her career started as a recruiter and today she is developing AI-based customer-facing virtual agents. What does it take to make such a career change? Noora is happy to tell her story and to encourage others to follow their passion.

Laura Lepomäki, IT Developer in Natural Language Processing at Nordea

Laura is a math enthusiast contributing to AI/Machine learning development from algorithmic and data science perspective. She values creativity and collaboration, loves music no matter what genre and has a habit of being deep in thought.


About Nordea

In the midst of digital disruption, we are leading the way for our industry by building a better bank. A values-driven and purpose-led bank that fulfills a more meaningful role in society. One that is enabling dreams and everyday aspirations for our customers, our employees and the greater good. For more information on how we shape the future of banking:  


About Future Female

Future Female is a network of like-minded women, who are inspired by new ideas and the world of digital opportunities -- women, who are driven and passionate about things both in their business as well as private life. It is for women who work, use or are interested in technology in its various forms. Future Female is a platform for women to mentor, share, learn, connect, contribute and enable the next generation of excellence via informal and interactive get-togethers, workshops and seminars.

Future Female was born out of inspiring conversations by women with different backgrounds in technology, online media and ICT communications in Helsinki and abroad throughout 2010. Future Female registered association was founded in December 2017.