Heikki Ailisto works as a research professor at VTT. His core area of expertise and main focus is the digitalization of industry. During his 17 years as research professor at VTT, his research activity has covered, for example, biometrics, IoT and artificial intelligence. Today, he is a sought-after speaker on issues related to AI. In his speeches he wants to look at feasible solutions beyond the obvious hype. Ailisto still sees AI as a world-changing force that can help in increasing industrial productivity and tackling climate change.