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Marko Ahtisaari

Marko Ahtisaari is CEO and Co-Founder of Dopplr. Marko was born in Helsinki, Finland and raised on three continents in Helsinki, Dar es Salaam and New York.

Marko serves on the board of directors of F-Secure, Newsmill, Artek and WITNESS, and is an advisor to FON the worlds largest WiFi community.

Marko is also part of the team behind Blyk, a free mobile network for young people that is funded by advertising.

Prevously, He worked as Director of Design Strategy at Nokia, which he joined in 2002, focusing on improving user experience.

Marko studied philosophy, economics and music at Columbia University in the City of New York, where he lectured for several years.

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Company Date Round Size Participants
Dopplr 1/2007Angel1



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