Mr Sami Sahala acts as a Chief Advisor on ITS and project manager at Forum Virium Helsinki, non-profit innovation agency of City of Helsinki. His current activities within the field of Smart Mobility include the Mobility as a Service -concept and especially it's international interoperability issues, realtime traffic and parking data, and innovative procurement of ITS.
Having been involved in ITS full-time since late 90’s his previous position was as Industry Leader on ITS, M2M and Space for Logica (CGI) Finland with main role in global ITS team. He is a founding member of ITS Finland and was a member of it’s steering board 2003-2012. He has also had numerous positions in advisory groups for Ministry of Transportation and other organisations.