Miikka Neuvonen appointed new CEO of SMASH

Miikka Neuvonen has been appointed as the new CEO of Smash – the event dedicated to sport, technology and start-ups. Neuvonen has an impressive background in both national and international sports organizations. He has been involved in Smash from it’s first edition in 2016. Last year he worked as the Head of Production.

– Having been involved with Smash since the first ever event, I am confident that together with the owners we can create a gathering that’s a Must both for sport and health organizations and startups. I’m excited for this opportunity and look forward to an eventful year, Neuvonen comments.

Tommi Kolehmainen, the founder and former CEO of Smash, continues to develop Smash and focuses especially on the international market.

– The aim of Smash is to bring startups and innovations together with companies and sport and health organizations. In it’s first two years, the event has grown proportionally and in 2018 the focus is on international growth with side events and international partnerships.

– Miikka knows Smash inside and out. He shares our values and aims and brings in the right kind of energy boost for further development. We are happy to have Miikka lead us forward, says Kolehmainen.

Miikka Neuvonen started as the CEO of Smash on March 1st, 2018.
We all wish Miikka a SMASHing future and good luck on your new job!

during Smash Helsinki, Kattilahalli Suvilahti 29. November 2017 in  Helsinki, Finland.