Lisa Sounio

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Lisa Sounio

Lisa Sounio (born 1970) is a past CEO and chairperson of social networking site Dopplr.[1] She is also the CEO of her own design management consultancy Sonay. She has a background in industrial design management. Early in her career she worked as a sales- and export manager in the Finnish furniture industry. Before becoming an entrepreneur she worked for Iittala where she was in charge of branding and product design development.

Sounio has a masters degree from the Helsinki School of Economics. She has also studied at the University of Art and Design Helsinki and at the Helsinki University of Technology. She is also a columnist and public speaker. Sounio is married to and a business partner of Marko Ahtisaari.

She was a candidate for the 2014 Finnish European Parliament election, on the National Coalition Party list, but was not elected.


  1. ^ "About Dopplr". Retrieved 2010-01-25. 

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