Mikko Suomalainen

Turku, Finland

I'm Finnish native who is a bit crazy about food and sports. Marketing is what I do and SME enterprises are what I cherish. I'm dreaming of permanent marketing vacancy or entrepreneurial career. Turku is my beautiful hometown which is one of the biggest cities in Finland. I have good knowledge of different food cultures and Italian food have special place in my heart.

If you have business idea or exporting business, please don't hesitate to contact me.

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SKILLS:

marketing - excellent, branding - good, BtoB-sales - good, market research – good, social media - moderate, visual design - basic, webstore management – basic

WORK & EDUCATION

Live Sports Media House Oy – Marketing – present (02/2014 - 04/2014) - I’m working as fixed-term employee. Our company offers internet magazines for sport and event companies. My job contains business development, marketing planning and partnership sales.

Master of Science in business – Lappeenranta University of Technology - (1/2009 - 1/2013) - I studied international marketing and entrepreneurship as my major. Master’s Thesis subject was Entry strategy for Finnish organic food. I had four month exchange period in Universita Carlo Cattaneo, Italy.

FREE TIME:

I’m taking part of Slow Food -movement. In year 2012 I was member of Protomo’s local food business project. My hobbies are jogging, travelling, cooking and youth soccer coaching. I’m studying winemaking in LIVIA institute on weekends.