Mr. Harri Koponen

Position and Company: 
COO | Rovio

Harri Koponen (PhD Economy h.c.) is the Chief Operations Officer at Rovio Entertainment Ltd., an industry-changing entertainment media company headquartered in Finland, and the 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 Tele2 AB (2008-2010). He has also served as President and CEO of Sonera (2001-2003), as Finnish Deputy CEO of TeliaSonera and Head of TeliaSonera International (2003-2004) and CEO of Wataniya Telecom in Kuwait (2004-2008).