Director-General, DG Education and Culture, European Commission
Themis Christophidou is the Director-General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture of the European Commission, since March 2018. She is a civil engineer with 33 years of experience in private and public sector management.
Minister of Education, Finland
Minister of Education Li Andersson heads the Ministry. In accordance with the division of responsibilities agreed by the Government, she is responsible for early childhood education and care, general education and vocational education and training.
Teacher, education technology consultant and speaker. Member of the DigiEduHack Steering Group
Teacher Trainer with the International Expert Working Group for the Implementation of the Curriculum Reform in Croatia at the Croatian Ministry of Education. Her research focuses on the impact of digital technologies on teacher PD and the ways in which ICT contributes to building teacher capacity.
Master’s student in Energy Technology at Aalto University
She is a member of the board at Aalto University Student Union AYY, where she works with education policy. She is passionate about learning, and curious about where digitalization can take us.
Entrepreneur, startup coach and lecturer, member of the DigiEduHack Steering Group
Former GM for Evernote in Europe, Middle East&Africa, she founded We Are Play Lab Foundation to accelerate positive change in education. Cristina define herself as a designer of change who explores the unknown and works at the intersection of education, technology and disruptive innovation.
Director of the National Institute for Digital Learning. Member of the DigiEduHack Steering Group
He is both a Fellow and Executive Committee member of the European Distance and E-learning Network (EDEN) and serves on the Supervisory Board of the European Association of Distance Teaching Universities (EADTU).
Associate Professor (tenured) in Educational Technology, Member of the DigiEduHack Steering Group
Her research and teaching focus on the implementation and impact of technologies in the educational models, processes and practices.
President of Aalto University
He is a professor of Computer Science and has a Doctorate from Helsinki University of Technology in 1987. In 2014–2017 he served as Provost of Aalto University and earlier as Vice President for academic affairs and as Dean of the School of Science
City of Kauniainen
Taru Koskinen, Heidi Backman, Aarro Lehtovaara, Nino Savukoski
The team from Kauniainen is passionate about giving children and citizens the best future digital skills. From the left, Taru Koskinen, Learning Environment Designer, Aarro Lehtovaara, student and Heidi Backman, Director of Education and Culture. Student Nino Savukoski is missing from the picture.
Thematic Lead in Education, UN’s Technology Innovation Lab (UNTIL) in Finland
She is a sociologist & innovation professional combining and understanding of people, technology, and innovation. Currently, she works at the UN’s Technology Innovation Lab (UNTIL) in Finland as a Thematic Lead in Education after being an innovation focal point at UNESCO New York and Tanzania.
Line Gry Knudsen
Acting Director of Education, EIT-Climate KIC
She focuses on ensuring competence development opportunities for students, professionals and future entrepreneurs addressing climate change challenges. She holds a PhD degree in University-Industry collaboration from Copenhagen Business School.
Head of Unit for ‘Innovation and EIT’, DG Education and Culture, European Commission
She joined the European Commission in 1998 as Scientific Officer at the Directorate-General for Research, within the Unit for Marie Curie Fellowships (Improving Human Potential Programme). From 2007 she served as Head of Unit in the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation.
Member of the DigiEduHack Steering Group
Executive Director of the Center of Business Innovation at Porto Business School
Master of practicalities