Mikael Kristian Hed

Co-Founder at Rovio Entertainment Oyj

Mikael Kristian Hed

Mikael Kristian Hed

Co-Founder at Rovio Entertainment Oyj

Biography

Mikael Kristian Hed is the founder of Rovio Entertainment Oyj.

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Rovio Entertainment Oyj

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2

Number of Awards

2

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Investor at Equal Media Ltd.

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Executive Chairman at Marimekko Oyj

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Director at Rovio Entertainment Oyj

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Former Executive Vice President at Sanoma Oyj

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Partner at Moor&Moor AB

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at BrandBastion Oy

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Director-Stanford Venture Lab at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Investor at Greenhouse Software, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at Rovio Entertainment Oyj

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General Counsel at Rovio Entertainment Oyj

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Co-Founder at Rovio Entertainment Oyj
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The A. B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University, originally the College of Commerce and Business Administration, was established in 1914 and is a founding member of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the premier accrediting body for collegiate schools of business. Today, the Freeman School is a leading, internationally recognized business school with more than 2,500 students in programs spanning the globe. With innovative curricula that combine outstanding classroom instruction with distinctive experiential learning opportunities, the Freeman School is dedicated to preparing current and future business leaders to contribute positively to their organizations and their communities. In its Essential Science Indicators index, Thomson Scientific ranks the Freeman School in the top 1 percent of institutions based on citations in business and economics between January 2000 and April 2010, with 197 faculty papers collectively cited 1,864 times. Among institutions that produced at least 100 indexed papers in the field during that period, Freeman's impact score of 9.46 cites per paper places it at No. 70 of the 181 institutions in the top 1 percent.

Memberships
Member
Current

The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences was founded in 1998 to help drive the creative, technical, and professional progress of the Internet and evolving forms of interactive media. An international organization, The Academy selects the Nominees and Winners for The Webby Awards and The Lovie Awards, the leading honors for websites and individual achievement in technology and creativity. Presented by The Academy, The Webbys and The Lovies recognizes excellence in interactive creativity, establishing best practices on a yearly basis, and thus pushing the standards of web development continually higher. Through our newsletter, lectures and year-round collaboration in online and offline events we encourage people inside and outside the industry to share ideas and information.

Career History
Co-Founder
2003 - Current

Rovio Entertainment Oyj develops mobile and media games, which engages in broadcast media, merchandising, publishing, and licensing. It operates through the following segments: Games, Brand Licensing, and Other. The Games segment consists of mobile games business, which includes all mobile games developed by the business unit for distribution through mobile application stores, such as Apple and Google, and from which Rovio receives revenue in the form of end consumer in-app purchases and in-app advertising. The Brand Licensing segment comprises two sub-units, Consumer Products and Content Licensing, which generate royalty revenues from licensing the Angry Birds brand to product categories other than mobile games. The Other segment relates to subsidiary, group management, intellectual property protection, and other expenses. The company was founded by Niklas Peter Hed and Petteri Vainikka in 2003 and is headquartered in Espoo, Finland.

Boards & Committees
Director
Prior

Rovio Entertainment Oyj develops mobile and media games, which engages in broadcast media, merchandising, publishing, and licensing. It operates through the following segments: Games, Brand Licensing, and Other. The Games segment consists of mobile games business, which includes all mobile games developed by the business unit for distribution through mobile application stores, such as Apple and Google, and from which Rovio receives revenue in the form of end consumer in-app purchases and in-app advertising. The Brand Licensing segment comprises two sub-units, Consumer Products and Content Licensing, which generate royalty revenues from licensing the Angry Birds brand to product categories other than mobile games. The Other segment relates to subsidiary, group management, intellectual property protection, and other expenses. The company was founded by Niklas Peter Hed and Petteri Vainikka in 2003 and is headquartered in Espoo, Finland.

Member, Ernst & Young World Entrepreneur of the Year Judging Panel
Prior - 2014

Ernst & Young LLP engages in the provision of assurance, tax, transactions, and advisory services. It offers audit, business risk, technology, security risk, and human capital services. The company was founded by Arthur Young and Alwin C. Ernst in 1989 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Rovio Entertainment Oyj develops mobile and media games, which engages in broadcast media, merchandising, publishing, and licensing. It operates through the following segments: Games, Brand Licensing, and Other. The Games segment consists of mobile games business, which includes all mobile games developed by the business unit for distribution through mobile application stores, such as Apple and Google, and from which Rovio receives revenue in the form of end consumer in-app purchases and in-app advertising. The Brand Licensing segment comprises two sub-units, Consumer Products and Content Licensing, which generate royalty revenues from licensing the Angry Birds brand to product categories other than mobile games. The Other segment relates to subsidiary, group management, intellectual property protection, and other expenses. The company was founded by Niklas Peter Hed and Petteri Vainikka in 2003 and is headquartered in Espoo, Finland.

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Awards & Honors
Rank #100
2011
Fast Company Magazine - 100 Most Creative People in Business
Rank #49
2011
Vanity Fair Magazine - New Establishment, Disrupters
Other Affiliations

Mikael Kristian Hed is affiliated with Rovio Entertainment Oyj, Rovio Entertainment Oyj, Ernst & Young LLP

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