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Theme: PARTICIPATION 

Marko Turpeinen

Panel: Participatory culture: Empowerment or embellishment?

Marko Turpeinen is the Finnish Node Director of EIT Digital, a Knowledge an Innovation Community of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology. He is an Adjunct Professor at Aalto University. He is also founder and CEO of a recently established
data sharing company called 1001 Lakes. 
 
He was previously a Professor in Media Technology at The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm in 2006-2012. He has extensive industrial experience from the media industry, as between 1996 and 2005 he worked in various executive positions at Alma Media Corporation, a Finnish media company. His current academic research addresses issues in customized media content, human-centric
approach to personal data, and the role of AI and algorithmic power in networked society. He has a Doctor of Technology Degree in Computer Science from Helsinki University of Technology (now Aalto University) and a Master of Science Degree in Media Arts and Sciences from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).