Slush 2014 | Silver Stage | Tuesday 18.11.2014
Mikko Hyppönen shares his thoughts on the potential scenarios of the future.
Mikko Hyppönen is Chief Research Officer at F-Secure Corporation in Finland. He has led his team through the largest computer virus outbreaks in history. He named the infamous Storm Worm, was part of the Conficker Working Group and he has done classified briefings on the Stuxnet worm, a hugely complex worm designed to sabotage Iranian nuclear enrichment facilities.
He has written for magazines such as Scientific American, Wired and Foreign Policy and for newspapers like The New York Times. In addition to the most important security-related conferences worldwide Mr. Hypponen has addressed SXSW, DLD, Google Zeitgeist, the EU Parliament and TED conference. He was selected among the 50 most important people on the web by the PC World magazine and was included in the FP Global 100 Thinkers list. He also received the Virus Bulletin Award as the “Best educator in industry”.
Slush 2015 will take place in Helsinki on November 11-12th.
Slush 2014 in 100 Photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/slushmedia/sets/72157650124479288/
Slush is the focal point for startups and tech talent to meet with top-tier international investors, executives and media. In 2014, Slush brought together over 14.000 attendees and more than 3500 companies for the two-day event. More than 750 investors came to Helsinki to meet startups in nearly 3.800 pre-booked meetings.