E26 Christian Guttmann, VP and Chief AI Scientist at Tieto

Christian Guttmann, Chief AI Scientist at Tieto in Stockholm discusses exciting projects in the Nordics, advice to businesses on how to apply an AI strategy, his predictions for the future of AI and much more

Welcome to episode 26 of AI in Action, the podcast that breaks down the hype and explores the impact that Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are making on our everyday lives.

Our goal is to share with you the insights of technologists and data science enthusiasts to showcase the excellent work that is been done within AI in Ireland and abroad.

Today’s guest on the show is Christian Guttmann. Chrisitan is the Vice-President, Global Head of Artificial Intelligence and Chief AI Scientist at Tieto in Stockholm. Tieto aims to capture the significant opportunities of the data-driven world and turn them into lifelong value for people, business and society.

Christian is responsible for leading Tieto, their customers and the Nordics into the age of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning on strategy, innovation and execution. He is also directing, designing and implementing iteratively a world-class Artificial Intelligence, supporting all Tieto growth businesses and strengthening Tieto’s global tech leadership, executing AI as a core business strategy.

In this fascinating episode, Christian will tell us about:

  • His background from working in AI and Data Science for over 25 years
  • The exciting work happening at Tieto
  • How companies can apply AI to transform their business
  • The need for businesses to familiarise themselves with AI
  • Exciting projects he is seeing in the Nordics, such as the Espoo social exclusion prevention project in Finland
  • Identifying the right datasets when taking on an AI strategy in your organisation
  • How Christian believes AI will impact our future society
  • Where to learn more about Christian and Tieto



What did you make of Christian Guttmann’s podcast? Where do you see the future of Artificial Intelligence heading in the next few years? We would love to hear your thoughts so please leave a comment below.

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Connecting Ireland’s AI ecosystem for a higher purpose

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The AI Awards is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to promoting, advancing and rewarding corporate and academic excellence in Artificial Intelligence (AI) innovation, research & development and products.

It is our mission to support the AI community by recognising the hard work and dedication of those working in the field and to help promote and market Ireland globally as the first-choice home for AI investment and job creation in research and product development.

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Author: AI Ireland

AI Ireland is a non-profit, community-led initiative that aims to showcase and share the knowledge in Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. We host monthly meetups, run the AI in Action podcast and will hold the AI Awards this November. Our goal is to bring together players in the field of AI in order to forge and strengthen ties, and to celebrate the development of AI for the greater good.

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