Beginning his media career as a radio-dj in the tender age of 16, Alex Nieminen is one of Finland’s true Internet pioneers. He founded one of the first online marketing consulting companies in Finland in 1994 and hosted an award-winning tv-show about online culture. In 2003 – together with Jyri Engeström and Marko Ahtisaari he co-authored a book about the emegence of social media called “Exposure” (Aula, 2003). Alex Nieminen and his team were awarded the 2005 State Award for Public -prize for their independent information service they ran in aid for the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami victim’s relatives.
Alex Nieminen is currently the CEO of N2 Helsinki Oy, a Helsinki-based marketing communications and public relations company. He is also a noted food-writer and radio-DJ.