Bime Pro 2018



Turo Pekari

  • Finland
  • Senior advisor, innovation and discovery

Turo is an innovation accelerator known for co-creating Teosto Futures Lab innovation platform for Teosto. Established in 2016, Teosto Futures Lab has been in the forefront changing the way how music rights management organisations work. He’s been involved in a wide range of music & tech related projects including launching a blockchain platform for music copyright organisations, leading a Nordic R&D initiative to build a future model for collective management, experimenting future service concepts to music festivals with affective technologies and developing an EU-funded tech-enabled music education concept. Turo’s expertise include open innovation, future technologies, startup advisory, innovation policy and funding mechanisms added with a deep research background and 10 years music industry experience.

Turo is a regular speaker in international music and creative industry events like MusicBiz, Slush Music, Sonar+D, C/O Pop, Eurosonic, Primavera Pro, Wallifornia Music Tech & Nylon Connect. Teosto is the society of musical authors and publishers in Finland, the coolest CMO in the world.