Meet Marko Ahtisaari: Dopplr co-founder and Internet visionary
Jun 21, 2009
Well beyond Dopplr, the philosophy professor-turned Web 2.0-er has long been at the leading edge of thinking about digital.
Marko Ahtisaari has worked previously as Director of Design Strategy at Nokia and serves on the board of directors of F-Secure and Artek. Most recently Ahtisaari has been Head of Brand & Design at Blyk, the free mobile network for young people funded by advertising, and will continue in a role supporting Blyk in its partnering and expansion strategy.
The event – which is free - will take place from 6:30 – 8:30 PM on Tuesday 23 June at Mozart Stub’n, just above Lan Kwai Fung at 8 Glenealy Street
“How Digital Influencers Travel”
Dopplr research finds travellers share plans before making them
You are invited to a presentation of fresh data, insight and conversation on the travel patterns of the world’s digital influencers. The speaker is Marko Ahtisaari, CEO of Dopplr, the leading international online service for smarter travel. Dopplr is backed by an premier group of international investors including Tyler Brûlé (Moncole), Thomas Glocer (Thomson Reuters), Esther Dyson, Joi Ito, Reid Hoffman (LinkedIn and Facebook) and Martin Varsavsky.
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Dopplr is a service for smart travellers. Dopplr members share personal and business travel plans privately with their networks, and exchange tips on places to stay, eat and explore in cities around the world. Dopplr presents this collective intelligence – the travel patterns, tips and advice of the world’s most frequent travellers – as a Social Atlas – available on your PC or mobile.
Founded in 2007, Dopplr has offices on London’s Silicon Roundabout and the Helsinki seaside. Dopplr is backed by a premier international group of investors including Tyler Brûlé, Reid Hoffman (LinkedIn, Facebook)), Esther Dyson, Thomas Glocer, Martin Varsavsky, Lars Hinrichs (Xing), Joichi Ito and Saul Klein.
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PHOTO BY JOI ITO