Kimmo Rossi (European Commission)
Head of Research & Innovation sector (European Commission)
Kimmo Rossi graduated 1989 from Helsinki University of Technology (physics, IT, economics). Until 1994 he was co-owner and board member responsible for technology, quality and contractual issues for a Finnish translation and localization company Trantex. In 1994 he joined the European Commission where he worked 5 years in the translation tools and terminology department. Since 2000 he has been managing science, technology and innovation programs and collaborative projects in the fields of statistics, data&content management, artificial intelligence and language technologies.
Currently, he leads the Research & Innovation sector of Data Policy and Innovation Unit (CNECT.G.3).
Making Technology Human Again
Artificial intelligence, privacy, GDPR, copyright, fake news - these topics are currently on the European legislative and policy agenda. Work, business and education are in rapid evolution and individual creativity and new skills are in great demand. The pace of change challenges traditional tools, institutions and regulation. What does it take to be successful and what role do language and language skills play?