Peter Vesterbacka

Former Mighty Eagle at Angry Birds & Founder of Slush and MobileMonday

Recently named to TIME’s 100 most influential people, Peter Vesterbacka is the Mighty Eagle of Rovio Mobile, the creator of the wildly successful Angry Birds franchise and over 50 other games. Peter manages the company’s marketing and business strategy, including expanding Angry Birds into a broader entertainment franchise. He is also the founder of Some Bazaar, a new approach to building and growing new businesses.

Prior to Rovio, Peter worked for HP in several communications industry related roles. While at HP, Peter founded the HP Mobile E-Services Bazaar, a global innovation and corporate partnership program that Booz Allen Hamilton declared an industry benchmark. Peter is also Co-founder and the original initiator of MobileMonday.

 

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We all know the hallmarks of startup culture: “act first, apologize later,”  “work hard, play hard,” "growth, growth and more growth,"... then there is the flat org structures, flexible and informal processes, an ethos of exacting standards and hard work for high rewards. Attend this keynote by the Mighty Eagle from Rovio, Peter Vesterbacka, to understand which parts of the startup culture is toxic and most importantly the good parts that you can imbibe to up your software engineering game.

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