Headai in brief

Headai is a Finnish technology company providing language and standard independent skills data platform powered by Cognitive AI. The platform connects non-structured and multilingual skills data from companies, education providers, and individuals. Data interoperability ensures that companies have talented employees to run the business, individuals’ labor market value is always maximum, and the education providers know what is the educational demand now and in the future. Headai’s Cognitive AI system is based on +20 years of research and it is 100% Headai IP. The Skills data platform is constantly evolving in cooperation with our global partner network. Headai’s current customers are corporates & private companies, governments & ministries, investment funds, global organizations, universities, and educational institutes.

The Board of Directors

  • Harri Ketamo, Founder & Chairman
    Harri (Ph.D.) is an entrepreneur with 20 years experience in learning sciences and artificial intelligence as a science and as a business.
  • Marko Laiho, Founder & COO
    Marko is an experienced technology executive with proven skills and track record of turning Innovations, Ideas and Teams into global success.
  • Peter Vesterbacka, Board Member & Partner
    Founder of Slush. Former Mighty Eagle.


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Headai in reports

13 Jan 2021 Business Finland
Aritificial Intelligence from Finland , pages 20, 22 & 27.

1 Dec 2020 World Employment Confederation-Europe (WEC-Europe) & UNI Europa
Social Innovation in the Temporary Agency Work Industry, pages 18–21.

Mar 2020 Taival
AI Monday Compendium – 2 years of AI Monday at a glance

27 Sep 2019 World Bank
Labor market analysis and curriculum gap assessment using big data in Kenya

June 2020 MyData Skillsdata
Headai Data to Action (D2A), pages 36, 64–65, 68

27 April 2020 Big Data Business Research Project 2017–2019
Haaga-Helia-driven project, partners: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, University of Eastern Finland. Company partners: Abloy, Terveystalo, Vexve, RogerStudio, ClearChannel, and Headai.

2020 OECD
Getting Skills Right – Continuous Learning in Working Life in Finland

Headai in media

22 Apr 2021 Kasvu Open, One of the SUPERFINNS might become the next Wolt

15 Feb 2021 Kauppalehti, Yksilöllisillä oppimisratkaisuilla turvataan tulevaisuuden osaaminen (In Finnish)

20 Jan 2021 Helsingin Sanomat, Data-attachment
Enemmän Irti Osaamisesta (In Finnish)

18 Jan 2021 eSignals Research
Adopting AI-enhanced chat for personalizing student services in higher education

17 Dec 2020 Finest Bay Area Development
Media Release: Finest Bay Area Development measures real time the Helsinki-Tallinn tunnel progress against the United Nations’ 17 social development goals with Headai artificial intelligence technology

27 Oct 2020 Tekniikka & Talous
Kolumni: Mitä minä osaan? Tekoäly kokosi osaamisprofiilini virallisista tiedoista ja somesta

8 Oct 2020 AI & Business Nordic conference
Harri Ketamo’s keynote: Redesigning talent pipeline – Drive growth and efficiency

7 Oct 2020 El País
Amsterdam and Helsinki create a registry of algorithms to improve public trust in artificial intelligence

Sep 2020 Helsinki city
Amsterdam and Helsinki create a registry of algorithms to improve public trust in artificial intelligence

Sep 2020 The Finnish State Development Company Vake Oy
Accelerator: MyDdata services require a strong ecosystem to function

12 June 2020 Pori Brigade, Finnish Defence Forces
PRESS RELEASE: Pori brigade applied artificial intelligence (AI) to recognise skills learned during the military service

2 Apr 2020 Finnish eLearning Centre
Duunikoutsi (Powered by Headai) wins eEemeli award that is given to the best digital learning solution.

6 Jan 2020 World Bank
Jobs, Skills, and the Potential of AI in Kenya

26.8.2019 American Libraries Magazine
IFLA: Artificial Intelligence and Data Mining – Global trends in access, discovery, and research

March 2019 Minstry of Finance (Finland)
AuroraAI – Towards a humancentric society

January 2019 UNESCO MGIEP
Dreams and Reality: How AI will Change Education

30.10.2018 NESTA
Digital Frontrunners spotlight: Finland

2018 Nordic Startup Awards
Finnish Shortlist 2018

16.11.2017 Sitra
Artificial intelligence shows what Finland can do and a positive CV reveals the hidden talents of young people: The winners of Sitra’s million-euro Ratkaisu 100 Challenge competition

23.10.2017 Eisenhower Fellowships
Fellow impact and iLabs

Headai press releases

16.6.2020 07:55:00 | Headai Oy
Porin prikaatin varusmiespalveluksessa opittuja taitoja todennetaan tekoälyn avulla

6.4.2020 07:55:00 | Headai Oy
Duunikoutsi App Wins the Best Digital Learning Tool Award

More info




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Tekniikantie 2, FI-02150 ESPOO, Finland

Media contact

Eero Hammais
Communications Manager