22 April 2013

Meet Harri Koponen – Rovio Entertainment COO and Unconvention speaker


We are happy to announce that Harri Koponen will address the young innovators at the Unconvention! He believes that the Europeans should remove the “we can’t” from their mentality and replace it with “we can do this as a team”! Harri Koponen is a COO (Chief Operations Officer) at Rovio Entertainment Ltd.
Rovio Entertainment, founded in 2003, is an industry-changing entertainment media company and creator of the globally successful Angry Birds franchise. Angry Birds, a casual puzzle game, became an international phenomenon within a few months of its release, and is now the number one paid app of all time. Following this success in mobile gaming, Angry Birds has expanded rapidly in entertainment, publishing, and licensing to become a beloved international brand.
Before joining Rovio, Mr. Koponen served as CEO of Swedish Tele2, as President and CEO of Sonera Corporation and as Deputy CEO of TeliaSonera Ab. He has also served as Managing Director of Kuwait Wataniya Telecom and has held positions for such international companies as Hewlett-Packard and Shell. Mr Koponen holds a Ph.D. in Economics and has a long history of successful achievements in a number of global organizations.
Come to the Unconvention 2013 to learn what Harri Koponen has to say about the implementation of innovation ecosystems in Europe! Find out more at www.unconvention.eu