Jari Lähdevuori

Jari Lähdevuori

Creative Director & Partner at Kurio, Helsinki
Finland

About me

Jari started his agency career when social media marketing was becoming the talk of town. Thus his approach to creativity is social-first. This also lead to the creation of Kurio, which he co-founded in 2012. Jari has built many internationally awarded campaigns and helped Kurio reach Agency of The Year nominations. He is an avid keynote speaker, having taken the stage at e.g. Cannes Lions and Eurobest.

Positions

Creative Director, Co-Founder, COB
Helsinki, Finland
April 2012 - Present (10 years 3 months)
Kurio // The Social Media Age(ncy)

Creative Director, Co-Founder, COB Apr 2015 – Present
Co-Founder & CEO Apr 2012 – Apr 2015

Kurio is a social media agency - we're bridging the gap between traditional and social media. We offer research, training, public speaking, strategic planning and creative outputs. We are based in downtown Helsinki, Finland. Kurio is open-minded, academic and born digital. Marketing is our passion. We are curious, inspired and want to ride the wave of the future.


Curator
Digitalist Netwok
September 2013 - September 2016 (3 years)
Creating content and making it happen at Digitalist Network, an open collective of professionals for the digitalization of Finnish business scene.
Partner
Unisono Promootiot
Finland
January 2011 - January 2013 (2 years)
Helping companies arrange all kinds of events by offering the best people to make those events come to life.
Digital Communications Consultant
Finland
September 2008 - April 2012 (3 years 7 months)
Digital communications consultation and execution. Ranging from strategic (digital and social media strategies) to tactical (website concept design) and operational (administration and content creation). Also doing training sessions and public speeches on digital comms and social media.
Marketing research analyst
RunToShop
May 2008 - July 2008 (2 months)
Design and implementation of a project on user-experience of the social shopping service platform and other tasks related to the service development process.
Marketing trainee
Stockmann
July 2006 - October 2006 (3 months)
Project assistant
Headline Oy
June 2004 - August 2004 (2 months)

Education

Economics

2004 - 2015 (11 years)

M.Sc.

2003 - 2008 (5 years)

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