Lauri Koutaniemi


Lauri has been working with education, mobile apps and online platforms for over 17 years.

He has developed over 100 cloud based applications and games. He is the co-founder of Gamelion, Sumoware and Fun Academy. Gamelion grew from 2 founders to over 50 developers in 4 years. Sumo has over 30 million users worldwide and it’s first mobile app Repix got over 1,5 million downloads in it’s first week out and was selected as Editor’s choice from Apple.

He has been working with Rovio, Google, Adobe, Autodesk, Nokia, Samsung, Wacom, Electronic Arts, Sony Pictures and many other game publishers in past years and lived and worked in Singapore, Berlin, Paris, Kuala Lumpur, San Francisco, Palo Alto, Szczecin, Valencia, Altea, Dubai, Helsinki, Jyväskylä, Tampere and Kuusamo.

His dream is to change education globally to be more fun and motivating for everyone.