Jussi Niilahti, M. Eng., is a Senior Data Architect at Solita. Solita is a North European leader in data-driven digital transformation and business design. Prior to joining Solita in 2022, he was Service Director at Platform of Trust and held several IT-related positions in the public sector.
He has over 20 years of background in different aspects of digitalization, especially from data platforms, APIs and data products, geospatial data, smart cities infrastructures, public sector, data-driven planning, and development. His expertize is the ability to guide tech-business decision-making together with technical and business-oriented colleagues, partners, and customers in a people-oriented way of working. His skills are demonstrated in practice.
Over the past couple of years Data Economy and Data as a Service, both technical and business perspective, have been his major objects of interest. Jussi was co-author together with Jarkko Moilanen when creating 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.