Oy Personal EU United Brains Ltd.
Niittymaantie 13 C
+358 500 704464
Owner, CEO, takapiru at
Oy Personal EU United Brains Ltd.
(Privately Held; Myself Only; short name "PUB EU"; Human Resources industry) December 2005 – Present
Developing a "Personal EU" era. Looking for collaborative investors and network software partners.
Owner, CEO, Interactivator at Takapiru Oy
(Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Marketing Communications industry) January 1972 – December 2005 (34 years)
CEO at Oy United Brains Ltd
(Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Management Consulting industry) September 1985 – December 2005 (20 years)
Creative manager, copywriter, account executive at Oy SEK Ab (now SEK & Grey)
(Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Marketing and Advertising industry) March 1962 – January 1972 (9 years 11 months)
Human Resources, Mgmt Consulting
Public Profile Summary
"Your lifelong, union-wide and challenge-high personal EU - that is the idea of Oy Personal EU United Brains Ltd individual teams: one member from 7-17-27 countries of the union. Why? Because we all 500 million people are not just citizens of our home countries but citizens of the entire union, too. Union-wide duties, union-wide rights - union-wide challenges, too. That's the way to create the "worlds most advanced information society". We all are needed to make it come true. The "Personal EU" philosophy offers a richness of innovativity and a natural success for every language in the union.
Kurt Linderoos, "Mr. Personal EU" is interactivator and generator of your network business discussion and a Personal EU era.
First Enterprise of the Year in the "Brain City" Espoo, Finland.
Nearest goal: to find investors and an ideal network software developer team for creating the tools needed by a Personal EU era.
Branding and identity. Interactivity. Human resources development. Message refining process. Business names, logos, signs, slogans. Campaigns.
University of Helsinki Psychology, German and Scandinavian Philology, Latin, 1959 – 1962
Activities and Societies:
Helsinki Region Chamber of Commerce, board member of the regional Tapiola-Otaniemi -Keilaniemi committee 1997-2007
Enterprises of Espoo, board member 1979-90
Finnish Foreign Trade Association (now Finpro) 1972-1992
Finnish Marketing Association 1972-1992
Finnish Network Association, board 1995-1998
Mother tongues: Finnish, Swedish
English (B2), German (B1), understanding and speaking
Norwegian, Danish (understanding B2)
Social skills and competences
Interactivator, experienced team leader and member
Good in multicultural co-operation because of long-time work as developer of international corporate profiles
Good communication skills (35 years as business leader)
Organisational skills and competences
Reorganizer and simplifier of processes is a part of my business idea
Good experience in management of creative teams - have had up to 11 creative consultants in my company
Technical skills and competences
On development level interested in all kind of technology equipments.
No technology education.
Computer skills and competences
"Early bird", pilot user and teacher in many phases: Telefax 1972- , Apple III in creative production 1981-, Mac 1985-, internet e-mail and data transfer 1986-, web production 1995-
Good command of Microsoft Office, OpenOffice and Apple tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, IE)
Good command of design tools (FreeHand, PhotoShop, NetObjects Fusion, PageMaker, LiveMotion...)
Good command of internet tools (web design, email, discussion groups, Facebook, LinkedIn, Plaxo, YouTube, MySpace, Qik, Kyte, Second Life, Netmeeting, Messenger, Skype, gmail, blogs, collaboration spreadsheets, wiki)
Artistic skills and competences
Brand development expertise
Writing (Worked in 1960's-70's as copywriter and account executive in Finland's most creative advertising agency. Created after that hundreds of campaigns for different kinds of national and international organisations)
Design (earned through training, courses, work): created a big amount of logotypes, signs, posters, brochures, ads, websites.
Music: piano lessons as kid, 10 years singing (discant, sopran, alt, tenor, bass) in Finland's most famous Church Choir (Cantores Minores). Rhythm and melody always a part of my ideas.
Other skills and competences
Biking around the year(beginning from childhood and army times) rollerblade skating (weekly summer hobby), nordic walk (good all year exercise)
" When we were developing a winning concept for a very modern product in a conservative
industry, Kurt was a driver for new thinking also in the marketing communications arena. His early entry into a networked world, connecting not only his customer to him electronically but
his large global network, gave me a new dimension to the creative part of marketing communications."
Hans Ehrnrooth, was Kurt's client
"If neither I, Kurt or Panu Mustonen don't know that Finn, it has to be only a rumour" Petja Jäppinen, was with another company when working with Kurt
"Kurt provided very valuable end user information and feedback which helped - a lot - work and serve other clients better. Thanks Kurt!"
Timo Kiippa,was a consultant or contractor t o Kurt
European innovation society, collaborative network online environments, garden (especially in the 4th floor), biking
Honors and Awards
The first "Enterprise of the Year" of Espoo, Finland
Advertising creativity awards: Italy, U.S., Finland