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Sampo Hietanen

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Widely acknowledged as one of the founding fathers of Mobility-as-a-Service, Sampo is the founder and CEO of the incredibly successfully MaaS Global company based in Finland. Coming from a ITS and civil engineering background, Sampo has spearheaded multiple new business models and technology in the transport industry. The most relevant to Mobility-as-a-Service being Whim App which recently secured some 10 million Euros in a partnership with Toyota.

Hietanen firmly believe that “in the future, you will be able to move anywhere, at any time and by any mode of transport without needing to own a vehicle”. MaaS Global aims to “build a global roaming system for transport which people can use to travel from, say, Helsinki to Brussels, using one app. Strategic investments ensure that we are among the first in this mobility revolution.”

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