Roope Suomalainen is heading global media business at creative technology company Ixonos. During the last ten years he has been helping clients, such as Al Jazeera, BBCW, ESPN, Fox, MBC, Microsoft, National Geographic, Samsung and Turner Entertainment to design, build and launch digital and mobile services. Roope’s current passion is to help media companies to take the advantage of the ongoing disruption. Although transformations are never easy, Roope believes that organizations with courage and vision can take huge leaps forward and change the industry. Before turning into digital professional Roope made his merits in Olympic sailing. Roope holds Masters of Science in Engineering and has MBA degree from Imperial College.