My public appearances

This this page is dedicated to blatant self-promotion. I’ve been presenting at various events and being interviewed by different media over years. I’d be happy to do it with you, too! You can use my gmail to contact me, it starts matias.pietila.

Past

30.1.2019
Interview for a news article by Taloussanomat
An analysis on the current state of mobile payments in Finland – MobilePay vs. Siirto
Read the article (in Finnish)

29.1.2019
Interview for a news article by Taloussanomat
Did the authorities prevent a Finnish mobile payment platform Siirto to compete fairly against MobilePay?
Read the article (in Finnish)

23.1.2019
Nordea Cash Management
Panel discussion about current topics in digital payments
See a summary of the discussion

12.11.2018
Aalto University (visitor lecture)
What they did not teach you about mobile design
https://www.aalto.fi/department-of-computer-science

28.11.2018
DIBS/Nets payments breakfast, Stockholm
How to create frictionless payment experiences?
https://qvik.com/news/design-payment-flow-mobile-user/

15.11.2018
Qvik business & beers
Presentation: Loyalty beyond cards & moderating a panel discussion
https://www.aalto.fi/department-of-computer-science

12.11.2018
Aalto University (visitor lecture)
What they did not teach you about mobile design
https://www.aalto.fi/department-of-computer-science

4.10.2018
UXDX conference, Dublin
Life after launch – keeping your product alive
https://uxdxconf.com/

18.9.2018
Savant eCommerce, Stockholm
Moderating a round table on mobile payments
https://www.savant-events.com/event/savant-ecommerce-stockholm-2018/

13.9.2018
Data-driven design day, Helsinki
Tallink Silja digital journey: smarter design decisions through data 
https://www.helsinkidesignweek.com/events/data-driven-design-day-2/

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14.6.2018

Training: Lean Startup  (Alma Talent)
https://events.almatalent.fi/lean-startup/

8.6.2018
Travel Tech Con, San Francisco
Best practices for winning travel services
https://www.traveltechcon.com/

15.5.2018
Toolbox Travel conference, Helsinki
Lessons learned from designing contextual travel companion services 
http://www.toolboxtravel.fi/kutsu-matkailun-digitalisaatio-seminaari-ja-workshop-1552018

7.5.2018
UXDX conference, Helsinki
Ensuring an effective prototyping process that aligns with all objectives to speed to delivery
https://uxdxconf.com/helsinki

18.4.2018
Authentication 2018 seminar (Alma Talent)
Case Tallink Silja: How to improve your customer experience with an SSO solution
https://events.almatalent.fi/tunnistautuminen

28.2.2018
Keynote for CXPA Finland meetup
Mobile and emerging payments
Slides: https://www.slideshare.net/MjP2/cxpa-evening-at-qvik

27.2.2018
Interview for news article by Ilta-Sanomat
Bluetooth vs. NFC as mobile payment technology
https://www.is.fi/digitoday/art-2000005587999.html

27.2.2018
Interview for news article by Finnish broadcasting company (Yle)
Mobile payments taking its first steps in Finland
https://yle.fi/uutiset/3-10094786

24.1.2018
Radio interview in Juuso Pekkinen show on Yle Puhe.
Calm Technology vs. addictive technology
https://areena.yle.fi/1-4328026

18.1.2018
Presentation and moderating a panel
PSD2 and its implications to mobile payments
https://twitter.com/Qvik/status/954023034045820928

26.–27.1017
Future payment technologies seminar, Alma Talent
Apple Pay, Credit card tokenisation and mobile wallets in practice
http://events.almatalent.fi/maksutekniikat/

24.10.2017
Interview for news article by Finnish broadcasting company (Yle)
Mobile payments are a jungle
https://yle.fi/uutiset/3-9898680

24.10.2017
Live interview for Finnish Broadcasting Service (Yle) TV news
What will Apple Pay launch mean in practice?
https://areena.yle.fi/1-3824485?start=3m10s

6.–8.6.2017
Edinburgh Mobey Forum
Building winning consumer services
Slides: https://www.slideshare.net/MjP2/building-winning-consumer-services-extended-edition
Event: http://www.mobeyforum.org/events/edinburgh-member-meeting/

15.6.2017
IxDA Helsinki design meetup
No excuse – mobile payments don’t need to suck anymore
Slides: https://www.slideshare.net/MjP2/no-excuse-mobile-payments-dont-need-to-suck-anymore

19.4.2017
MePin Breakfast seminar : The future of authentication
Authentication – from a painpoint to business driver
Slides: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1yf9vUNUkp_NHFQeGd0OV9XSDg/view

23.10. 2016
Front-end Finland meetup
Prototyping UI magic
Slides: https://t.co/KWd6VTM39J

12.5.2016
I was a judge in categories Best Mobile Service and Best UX Design in the biggest design competition in Finland, Grand One.
http://2016.grandone.fi/tuomaristo

20.4.2016
Process Days semiar (Wakaru)
Utilising Lean Startup in product development
https://twitter.com/Qvik/status/722753730370748420

21.3.2016
I was interviewed on the topic #NoUI and chat based user interfaces for a podcast Vikasietotila, published by the Finnish Broadcasting Company (Yle)
Episode: https://areena.yle.fi/1-3368010

11.3.2016
Presentation at Qvik birthday seminar
Smart linking between mobile apps and web
https://twitter.com/Qvik/status/708288918467321856

14.2.2016
Our team won an Industryhack hackathon ”Hack the Ship” for Tallink Silja, the leading cruise ship company on the Baltics. Together with Google developer expert Jerry Jalava and Tommy Eklund we designed and developed a working proto of an interactive cruise guide for Android, including beacon based indoor positioning. https://twitter.com/Qvik/status/698856295475101696

15.10.2015
Digilife seminar (Wakaru)
Designing for Apple Watch
https://twitter.com/GeasyAI/status/654615551881383936

1.9.2015
Google Launchpad seminar
30 things to consider when designing mobile login flows
Slides: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1yf9vUNUkp_Qmg1cFllc2Nja2c/view

23.4.2015
IxDA Helsinki design meetup
Story and data behind Yle Uutiset Uutisvahti