Juha Heikkilä

Adviser for Artificial Intelligence - European Commission Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology

Luxembourg (Luxembourg)

Juha Heikkilä

Adviser for Artificial Intelligence - European Commission Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology

Luxembourg (Luxembourg)

Juha Heikkilä

Adviser for Artificial Intelligence - European Commission Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology

Luxembourg (Luxembourg)

Keynote: The EU AI Strategy: Excellence - Trust – International June 27th, 12:40 - 12:55 PureTech District Stage

Keynote: The EU AI Strategy: Excellence - Trust – International June 27th, 12:40 - 12:55 PureTech District Stage

Keynote: The EU AI Strategy: Excellence - Trust – International June 27th, 12:40 - 12:55 PureTech District Stage

Panel: AI Risks Unveiled: Deepfakes, Content Integrity, and Beyond June 27th, 13:00 – 13:25 PureTech District Stage

Panel: AI Risks Unveiled: Deepfakes, Content Integrity, and Beyond June 27th, 13:00 – 13:25 PureTech District Stage

Panel: AI Risks Unveiled: Deepfakes, Content Integrity, and Beyond June 27th, 13:00 – 13:25 PureTech District Stage

Juha Heikkilä is Adviser for Artificial Intelligence in the European Commission Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology.

He is developing the international dimension of the European Union AI strategy at the Commission and is engaged in both bilateral and multilateral international work.

He has long been involved in developing the EU Artificial Intelligence and Robotics activities, previously leading a unit which was instrumental in developing the AI strategy published in 2018, the subsequent Coordinated Plan on AI, the ecosystem of excellence of the White Paper on AI, and engaging with the High-Level Expert Group on AI.

He also oversaw a major funding programme on Robotics and AI, including the €700m Public-Private Partnership in Robotics, and he was setting up the Public-Private Partnership in AI, Data and Robotics, which started in 2021.

Juha Heikkilä holds a PhD in Linguistics from the University of Cambridge.



Juha Heikkilä is Adviser for Artificial Intelligence in the European Commission Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology.

He is developing the international dimension of the European Union AI strategy at the Commission and is engaged in both bilateral and multilateral international work.

He has long been involved in developing the EU Artificial Intelligence and Robotics activities, previously leading a unit which was instrumental in developing the AI strategy published in 2018, the subsequent Coordinated Plan on AI, the ecosystem of excellence of the White Paper on AI, and engaging with the High-Level Expert Group on AI.

He also oversaw a major funding programme on Robotics and AI, including the €700m Public-Private Partnership in Robotics, and he was setting up the Public-Private Partnership in AI, Data and Robotics, which started in 2021.

Juha Heikkilä holds a PhD in Linguistics from the University of Cambridge.



Juha Heikkilä is Adviser for Artificial Intelligence in the European Commission Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology.

He is developing the international dimension of the European Union AI strategy at the Commission and is engaged in both bilateral and multilateral international work.

He has long been involved in developing the EU Artificial Intelligence and Robotics activities, previously leading a unit which was instrumental in developing the AI strategy published in 2018, the subsequent Coordinated Plan on AI, the ecosystem of excellence of the White Paper on AI, and engaging with the High-Level Expert Group on AI.

He also oversaw a major funding programme on Robotics and AI, including the €700m Public-Private Partnership in Robotics, and he was setting up the Public-Private Partnership in AI, Data and Robotics, which started in 2021.

Juha Heikkilä holds a PhD in Linguistics from the University of Cambridge.