Jarkko Moilanen, PhD
Jarkko Moilanen, Ph.D. is the Chief Data Officer of Vastuu Group Oy. Jarkko has a key role in managing the portfolio of advanced and innovative data-driven development customer cases, and managing data strategy as well as data management. Prior to his employment at Vastuu, he served as the Chief Operations Officer and Chief Development Officer at Platform of Trust.
Earlier, Jarkko was for 4 years leading the digitalization in K12 education in Finland as the Senior Advisor on Digital Strategy at the Ministry of Education and Culture of Finland.
Moilanen earned his doctorate degree in 2017 at University of Tampere with his work entitled “Peer Production economy - revolution in design, development and manufacturing”. He is currently pursuing his 2nd PhD in the University of Jyväskylä around the design-driven data productizement process, which binds together data products and data strategy in companies.
Jarkko is the creator of the Data Product Toolkit, which helps organizations to take advantage of data, design data products to maximize internal reuse and partner network value, and eventually, monetize derived data-driven services. As part of the toolkit development, Jarkko has defined first in the world Open Data Product Specification which is a vendor-neutral, open-source machine-readable data product metadata model. It defines the objects and attributes as well as the structure of digital data products.