Aape Pohjavirta is the Founder and President of Funzi. Funzi gives the world’s billions of mobile users access to motivating and useful learning, an opportunity to develop skills to build a better tomorrow. In his role at Funzi, Aape has become a recognized global industry leader with a vision of how science, technology, and innovation can contribute to the achievement of the UN’s Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Aape is also a passionate entrepreneurship coach and a frequent lecturer in universities, incubation and acceleration programs, and other institutions.
Aape has worked with digital since 1988 and in the mobile industry since 1997 in various management roles and has a solid track record of international business, product, and technology development including Exomi Ltd., C&M Capital, Sofi Securities, Vineyard Ltd., Brossco Systems, and People Group.
At SHIFT Aape will be participating in a panel: Mind SHIFT – innovation skills for the future. He will talk about entrepreneurship, the catalyst for a better future & ecosystem as well as the shepherding coach for technology