Events and Partnerships
Ari is a Senior Manager in charge of the Aalto Studios partnerships – managing both internal and external partnerships. Ari have 13 years’ experience at Aalto University School of Arts and Design and this makes him a great representing for Aalto University in various kinds of networks.
In addition, Ari has a long background as a new businesses developer and can consult startups in the area of creative industries supported by his experience from Finnish Broadcasting Company and new business centers. He has also been a lecturer in Media and Mass Communication Studies, a Finnish Academy Research Fellow, an entrepreneur, a consultant, a Project Director and the director of Media Centre Lume in Arabia. Ari has a Licentiate of Philosophy degree in Media Studies and he did his dissertation at the University of Turku.
In his free time, Ari loves to compose and play music. He can play everything with a keyboard and have a small studio in Helsinki where he mainly produces electronica and cinematic scores.
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