Peter Vesterbacka

Co-founder Of Band Breaker, Lightneer & Rovio

Peter Vesterbacka is co-founder, Brand Breaker, Lightneer Inc, previously the CMO and the co-founder of Rovio Entertainment, a Helsinki-based Finnish company, that invented and released the Angry Birds game in 2009. At Rovio they called him The Mighty Eagle, as he helped turn Angry Birds into a worldwide phenomenon.

His talent in marketing and brand strategies have helped him bring countless large and small businesses to success. “It’s all about creativity” – says Peter, as innovation is close to his heart and mind. In 2011 Time Magazine ranked Peter as one of the world’s 100 most influential people. However, it was not only Angry Birds that brought him to the list – it was also his tremendous impact on the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Europe and around the world.

Peter is the co-founder of SLUSH Conference – the biggest non-profit startup conference in Northern Europe and Russia, attracting more than $40 billion worth of venture capital every year. Standing at the epicentre of one of the most dynamic startup movements on the planet, SLUSH is organised to allow the next generation of most promising companies to meet with top-tier investors and media from all around the world. Peter has taken a particularly active role in reshaping and developing the Finnish startup scene, and has co-founded Mobile Monday, the world’s largest mobile community, as well as ConnectedDay and Some Bazaar.

One can always find opportunities for implementing something new, enacting markets and showing courage in their decisions. Here is a piece of practical wisdom for everyone still finding themselves in doubts: “It’s about getting stuff done. You can sit around and analyse things forever but while you do that the competition has moved on.” And Peter Vesterbacka is hardly wrong about that.

To book Peter Vesterbacka as the technology speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing agent@championsukplc.com or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, Peter is known to cover the following topics:

  • Start-Ups & Entrepreneurship
  • Strategy & Digital Media
  • Business Development
  • Mobile Devices
  • Mobile Applications
  • User Generated Content
  • Strategic Partnerships