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TampereAmbassador TommiSalomaa
Country of Origin


Country of Residence


Where are you from?
Born and raised in Tampere.

What would you like to tell about yourself?
Hockey fan and nerd with an awesome 8-year-old daugher and lovely wife.

Why is Tampere the best place to live?
Perfect size, got everything, clean and beautiful nature.

Tell about your professional activities?
Working for Microsoft at its HQ, ended up here with the Nokia phones merger.

What is your involvement in international activities?
Have lived in Germany and USA, a total of 7 years (0.5 in Germany, 6.5 in the US).

What is your mission as a Tampere – All Bright! Ambassador?
Share info on Tampere to people and companies. Americas are very curious about Finland, especially the education.

What potential do you see for Tampere in the futuree?
Education, the universities are great. Sharing the Finnish knowledge of bringing kids through school. Tech industry professionals, potential in Tampere region to start new businesses or R&D general. It is the place where I will retire and work the end of my career in.
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