Saara HyvönenCo-founder and partner

Saara holds a PhD in Mathematics from the Helsinki University of Technology. After her dissertation, she did a postdoc at the University of Helsinki, mining data in a number of multidisciplinary research projects as well as teaching advanced data analytics courses. For the past 10 years, Saara has been applying her data science skills on business problems, first at Fonecta leading a team responsible for search, relevance, and automated content enrichment and later at Nokia, heading the Global CRM Analytics team.

Most recently before founding DAIN Studios, Saara was working on data and analytics strategy at Sanoma, identifying optimal data use cases and defining related requirements on data, architecture and compliance. She loves making data work by finding answers to the full range of what, why, and how questions.

At DAIN Studios, Saara is our best expert in what comes to privacy issues and GDPR.