Leena has worked in legal departments of Rovio Entertainment (Senior Legal Counsel in Finland HQ) and Nokia Corporation (Director Legal&IP in Finland HQ, Vancouver, Copenhagen) supporting strategic technology licensing, mobile advertising and global regulatory and privacy matters among other things. She started her career as an attorney for IT and construction matters in Helsinki, member of the Finnish Bar Association.
Leena is a Visiting Fellow at European Centre on Privacy and Cybersecurity (ECPC) at Maastricht University’s Faculty of Law, and also a member of Helsinki University Legal Tech Lab advisory board and IAPP.
She has also participated in several EU Commission working groups related to technology industry initiatives.
Leena has lectured widely in conferences and training programmes such as Privacy Laws&Business, IIC, Nordic Privacy Arena, IAPP, Nordic Game conference and in Data Protection Officer training programs organised by ECPC and AlmaTalent.
Leena has a legal qualification degree from University of Helsinki and LL.M. (Law and Information Technology) from University of Stockholm.