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Ilkka Paananen

Ilkka Paananen

Personal Life

Ilkka Paananen, June 16, 1978 (age 38 years), Kauhajoki, Finland is a business magnate, entrepreneur, and CEO (Chief Executive Officer at Supercell and Sumea.

He is originally a Finland native.

Business Life

Mr. Ilkka Paananen serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Supercell Oy.

Mr. Paananen co-founded Supercell Oy.

He serves as a Partner, Advisor and Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Lifeline Ventures Oy.

He is a Co-Founder and Chairman of Uplause Ltd.

He serves as an Entrepreneur Partner at Atomico Investment Holdings Limited.

He served as the Chief Executive Officer of Digital Chocolate Oy and President of Digital Chocolate, Inc. since February 2010.

Mr. Paananenserved as a European Managing Director of Digital Chocolate, Inc. and served as its President of studios since April 2007.

He was a Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Sumea.

He is a games entrepreneur with more than ten years of experience in growing organizations from the founding team to a size of few hundreds.

Interesting Facts

  • Between November 2013 and March 2015, Supercell released two games –Boom BeachandClash Royale. In the same time period, Paananen says the company killed nine games before they hit the global market.

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