Vellu Maurola is the Director of Content Creation and Partnerships in Rovio Entertainment´s ToonsTV, which is best known for its Angry Birds Toons and Piggy Tales animation series. In this role, Maurola oversees new short form content creation for kids & family target audience.
ToonsTV’s mission is to entertain its fans with funny, curated and familysafe content. Additionally, edutainment content creation is one of theplatform’s most crucial elements. The best examples of this includeRocket Science Show w/ NASA -- a 16 episode live action + animation series with NASA experts explaining the facts about our solar system – and Fun Game Coding -- a brand new 12 episode series about the fun facts behind game coding.
Vellu Maurola has over 20 years of experience working in various different positions in entertainment industry. Prior to his 3 years in Rovio Entertainment, Maurola was a Head of A&R for EMI Records,housewriter for Warner/Chappell music publishing and founder and CEO of Slow Music Design. He is originally from Helsinki, Finland, now working in Los Angeles, CA.