About Mika Marjalaakso is a seasoned serial entrepreneur and angel investor. He was the founding CEO of Viola Systems, the company which was selected as the best European startup in 2001. Mika has advised countless startups over the past 15 years, and invested into promising startups (e.g. Tema Networks, Plango, Codento, AlphaSense, Walkbase) through his investment vehicle Oak Ventures (www.oakventures.fi). Mika holds M.Sc (industrial management, software) from Aalto University of Technology, Helsinki, Finland and EMBA (finance) from IE Business School, Madrid, Spain.
In his spare time, Mika likes to travel (been in over 70 countries so far) and keep fit by playing badminton, padel etc.