Kaija Valdmaa is the Product Manager of the Estfeed data exchange platform at Elering, the Estonian electricity and gas TSO. Estfeed is a consent based data transfer layer that connects applications and data sources, and provides legal and secure access to private energy metering data.
Before Estfeed, Kaija managed the Greentech sector in Tallinn Science Park Tehnopol and PAKRi Science and Industrial Park (2014-2016) and worked with greentech start-ups and growth companies on business and export development issues. From 2011 to 2014 she worked in Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech) as a younger research fellow on topics related with the greentech sector and Science, Technology and Innovation policy.
She is also the Co-Founder of Cleantech ForEST, a cleantech network organisation that aims to accelerate Estonian green innovation and develop a supporting ecosystem, and has a PhD in Technology Governance from TalTech.