Sami Laine

Former President DAMA Finland, Senior Advisor, Aalto University Executive Education and Professional Development

Sami Laine is a Senior Advisor at Aalto EE, where he is currently spearheading the mission to bring the world-renowned CDOIQ Symposium to the Nordics in 2024. During his over 20 years career, he has worked in data management practitioner, consultant, researcher, and teacher roles in several business sectors. Recently, he published a peer-reviewed article describing the development and application of a bottom-up approach to improve the trustworthiness of AI systems and certified himself as an AI Design Sprint Facilitator. Throughout his career, Sami has been an active advocate for promoting quality and ethical perspectives in data management and business decision-making, as recognized by his nomination for the DAIR Awards AI Ethics Professional of the year in 2022. He has been a long-time president and board member of the DAMA Finland ry and a program committee member of the MIT CDOIQ Symposium.