Marko Turpeinen is the Director of EIT Digital Finland (European Institute of Innovation and Technology), and Adjunct Professor and the leader of the Digital Content Communities research group at Aalto University.
His academic research addresses issues in customized media content, active computer-mediated communities, and personal data in digital society. He has extensive industrial experience from the media industry, as between 1996 and 2005 he worked in various executive positions at Alma Media Corporation, a Finnish media company. He has also worked at KTH in Stockholm and UC Berkeley.
Turpeinen has a Doctor of Technology Degree in Computer Science from Helsinki University of Technology (TKK, now Aalto University) and a Master of Science Degree in Media Arts and Sciences from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).