Julien Fourgeaud

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Julien Fourgeaud
Julien Fourgeaud - Scarlet Motors Launch.jpg
Julien Fourgeaud at Campus Party Europe 2012, launching Scarlet Motors
Born(1980-04-25)25 April 1980
Died6 August 2014(2014-08-06) (aged 34)
Magland, France
Cause of deathBase Jumping accident
Occupationinventor, entrepreneur
Known forCo-founder of Scarlet Motors
TitleCPO of Transfluent

Julien Fourgeaud (April 25, 1980 – August 6, 2014[1]) ex-Rovio's digital services product strategist and co-founder of Scarlet Motors.[2][3]


His career began at Nokia, contributing in projects such ESeries and NSeries handsets, as the transition from keypad to touch interface, and leading the major effort behind third-party integration for the N97 in 2009, based on the Symbian OS, who was developed by a Symbian's community led by the Symbian Foundation who have Julien as their spokesperson.[4]

At Rovio, Fourgeaud was involved in the development of new services and products.[5]


  1. ^ Obituary in the news
  2. ^ Olson, Parmy (13 Aug 2012). "Another Angry Birds Manager Flies The Nest". Forbes. Retrieved 30 Aug 2012.
  3. ^ Jung, Elaine (29 Aug 2012). "Ex-Rovio Julien Fourgeaud on why he left Angry Birds to start Scarlet Motors". VentureBeat. Retrieved 30 Aug 2012.
  4. ^ Staska, B (10 May 10). "Chat with Julien Fourgeaud about Symbian, Symbian^3, Nokia N8 and other stuff". Unwiredview. Retrieved 30 Aug 2012. Check date values in: |date= (help)
  5. ^ Jon Mundy (October 13, 2010). "Interview: Rovio on the origin of Angry Birds, being inspired by swine flu, and why you may never see an Angry Birds 2". Pocket Gamer. Archived from the original on October 17, 2010. Retrieved November 30, 2010. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)

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