Hanna Niemi-Hugaerts (MA in New Media) works as a Director leading teams working on Forum Virium’s IoT projects. IoT portfolio includes large scale pilot projects such as mySMARTLife, SynchroniCity and BIoTope as well as Select for Cities pre-commercial procurement of IoT platform R&D. During her years in Forum Virium Hanna has promoted and piloted open interoperable CitySDK APIs, pursuing new means to fuel and sustain third party engagement in city service development. Her list of presentations, hosted sessions and papers covers key international Smart City and Open Data related events. She has previously worked at the Finnish Meteorological Institute, digital agency Frantic and Aalto University, providing her with more than 10 years of experience on developing digital services for both public sector and businesses.
Forum Virium Helsinki supports Helsinki in its mission to become a platform for new services and innovations. We aim for data-enabled smart cities where data, whether open, closed or mydata, can create value for both individuals and society. Forum Virium’s wide project portfolio currently advances with MyData, consent management solutions and privacy impact assessment through pilots and pre-commercial procurement in projects like MySMARTLife, Synchronicity and Select for Cities.