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Lauri Kivinen

MindTrek 2010 speaker

CEO
Yleisradio Oy

Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue, and a lucky sixpence in her shoe?
Keynote, Thu Oct 7th at 10:30

Lauri Kivinen is the CEO of Yleisradio Oy (Finnish Broadcasting Company), a media company engaged in public service television and radio broadcasting. The company´s tasks, operation and financing are defined by law. Yle has four national television channels, six radio channels with 25 regional radio stations as well as a diverse output of internet services.

Lauri was born in 1961 in Vaasa, Finland, and holds a Master of Business Sciences from the Turku School of Economics after completing studies in Finland and St. Gallen (Switzerland). Lauri Kivinen is the CEO of Yleisradio Oy (Finnish Broadcasting Company), a media company engaged in public service television and radio broadcasting. The company´s tasks, operation and financing are defined by law. Yle has four national television channels, six radio channels with 25 regional radio stations as well as a diverse output of internet services.

Before moving to Yle Lauri was the Head of Corporate Affairs at Nokia Siemens Networks. He held various senior roles within the Nokia Group, which he joined in 1988.

Lauri was appointed Vice-President of Communications at Nokia Mobile Phones in 1992, before moving to the position of Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications at Nokia Group. His last position at Nokia before joining Nokia Siemens Networks was Head of Nokia’s EU Representative Office based in Brussels.