Thursday September 24, 2020

Meet the birdman of Helsinki: Peter Vesterbacka

The man behind the globe-conquering Angry Birds, sees bigger and better opportunities for his company

5th June, 2016
Peter Vesterbacka, cofounder of Rovio Entertainment, in his trademark red hoodie

From the 57th floor of a plush hotel restaurant, there’s a spectacular view of Singapore’s skyline as I sit down to dine with the man dubbed the Mighty Eagle.

Peter Vesterbacka is the cofounder of Rovio Entertainment, the Helsinki-based games company best known for creating Angry Birds. Nicknamed the Mighty Eagle, as chief marketing officer he is credited with turning Angry Birds into a global phenomenon that has made it the...

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