Head of Franchise & Portfolio Development
CEO, Kaiken Publishing
Laura Nevanlinna is responsible for ensuring that Kaiken continues to scale and innovate its story portfolio and franchises. She believes deeply in the power of 360° storytelling and is always looking for fresh and innovative ways to develop new IP and share stories with fans in different media. Laura has close to two decades of experience working in licensing, trade and educational publishing as well as transmedia and digital content for children and teens. Formerly the Head of Publishing at Rovio Entertainment, she is the CEO of Kaiken Publishing, the agency handling Kaiken’s licensing and publishing businesses. She is responsible for Kaiken Entertainment’s European operations. Laura’s interest and background in publishing, literature and history allow her to approach storytelling from a variety of perspectives, and she has worked with top creatives in publishing, animation and gaming.
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About Kaiken Entertainment:
Kaiken Entertainment is an entertainment company based out of Los Angeles, Helsinki and Vancouver specializing in storytelling through TV, film, digital products, licensing and publishing with a team that has achieved the impossible many times over. We discover, develop and create original IPs with potential to build multimedia franchises around them.