Digital Workforce strengthens industry knowledge with key appointments 

[Helsinki 23.10.2018] Digital Workforce, the robotics and intelligent automation growth company, has announced key appointments of Harri Lauslahti (banking and insurance), Hannu Luoto (logistics and manufacturing) and Teemu Vieruaho (compliance and finance), who bring in-depth industry experience and expertise to the team.

Harri Lauslahti was previously the Chief Innovation Officer of LähiTapiola and before that CEO of LäpiTapiola Services Ltd. Earlier in his career he was the CEO and founder of Tapiola Bank Plc, the regional director of Handelsbanken Finland and held a series of leadership roles within banking and insurance. Harri will be responsible for creating automation solutions for banking and insurance in close co-operation with industry customers.

Hannu Luoto joined Digital Workforce from Vaisala and in his new role he will be the leading consultant in manufacturing industry. Hannu has extensive leadership experience in manufacturing production and maintenance as well as supply-chain management and lean and six sigma methodologies.

Teemu Vieruaho is an experienced specialist in business process development and compliance, financial processes and analytics. Before joining Digital Workforce Teemu accounted for RPA function at PwC and invented and implemented PwC Finland’s first artificial intelligence application payment.ai. In his new role Teemu will lead business consulting development and productise solutions for finance, compliance and auditing.

Digital Workforce has automated over 800 rule-based workflows in large organisations. By combining artificial intelligence with Robotic Process Automation, company’s Digital Workers can utilise unstructured source data, such as images and text, and execute more extensive processes e.g. in customer service.

“Cognitive automation tools complement RPA and enable larger volumes and more intelligent automation, which brings new business benefits. Deep industry expertise is crucial in this context. By identifying industry-specific pain points and needs, we can proactively offer intelligent solutions to our clients”, explained Heikki Länsisyrjä, one of the founders of Digital Workforce.

“We have appointed Tiina Leivo (MD, PhD and M.Sc. (Econ.)) earlier to lead our social and healthcare unit. With these three high-level key appointments we strengthen our expertise in our other key industries. Each of these three are among the top in their respective fields and successful business builders. We are extremely proud to have them join our team”, continued Länsisyrjä.

About Digital Workforce
Digital Workforce is the only company specialising in Intelligent Process Automation services on an industrial scale. Our intelligent digital workers automate knowledge work processes in large organizations freeing up the time of human employees for more valuable work. The deployment of digital workers requires no changes to the existing information systems. Digital Workforce was founded in the summer of 2015 and it currently employs over 175 IPA specialists in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Poland. www.digitalworkforce.eu

Media contacts:
Heikki Länsisyrjä, Partner, Digital Workforce, heikki.lansisyrja (at) digitalworkforce.fi +358 50 5587801