Wave riding in 2005 with Underground Wave 5'0" @ Enquentro, Cabarete, Dominican Republic.
Photo by Tarmo Laine
How to contact Vesku?
Mobile Business Group Lead
Consumer & Online
02150 Espoo, Finland
Work email: vesku .(a). microsoft . com
My personal blog about Windows®
phones and mobility: http://mrwmf.spaces.live.com
Relaxing wave riding
Portugal, July 2008.
Old school air time at
Praia do Prea, Ceara,
Brazil, January 2007.
Down winder fun with
friends of Vila Prea. Prea, Ceara,
Brazil, January 2007.
Brazilian wave hopping.
Pecem, Ceara, Brazil, January 2007. Photo
A Finnish lake session
in summer 2006. Säkylä Pyhäjärvi, Finland, July 2006. Photo
Riding Finnish waves (30 knots and +7C) and thanks to Ursuk for the world's best kiteboarding dry suits
Hanko, Finland, October 2005. Photo by Pentti Toivonen
Winter kiteboarding (snow kiting)
above 70 North in Kilpisjärvi, Finland,
April 2004. Photo by Tarmo Laine
PERSONAL CONTACT INFORMATION
M.Sc. (Applied Mathematics), University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Send personal and kiteboarding emails to
or contact with Live Messenger: vesku
(a) live . com
Entertainment Forum MEF Special Recognition Award 2004
"The Father of the Ringtone Business"
The Internationalization Award of the President of the Republic of
"MobileMonday community" - The Father of the Original Concept
The founder of MobileMonday, The Open
Global Mobile Special Interest Group
Vise Chairman of the
Kite Division of
Finnish Boardsailing Association (SPLL Kite-jaos)
Retired: International IKO Kiteboarding and Snow Kite Instructor (Ozone Leijakoulu kite school)
International Team Rider of Underground Kiteboards
Naish Kiteboarding Finland Old School Team Rider
Few interviews and articles:
Mobilizer.org (originally in Mpulse magazine), 2002, "Lord of the ring - meet Vesku - mobile marketing guru, kitesurfer, and - oh, yes - ring tone pioneer"
The Feature, 2002
Forum Nokia (video), 2003
Time Magazine Europe, 2004, "The Sweet Sound Of Success"
New Yorker, 2005, "Ring My Bell"
PC World, 2007, "The 20 Most Annoying Tech Products"
Mato Valtonen's WapIT's
Story: Riding the Wireless Wave book to better understand the Finnish mobile
(r)evolution in 1999.
Portillo Beach, Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic, June 2005. Photo by Tarmo Laine
Kiteboarding in Prasonisi, Rhodes, Greece, June
2003. Photo by Tarmo Laine
On the Web since 1993