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THR's 2012 Digital Power 50

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    Mobile Gaming
    Mikael Hed
    Mikael Hed
    CEO, Rovio

    Finland-based Hed, 34, has infiltrated the market with the same force and dexterity players use to hurl the winged creatures in Rovio's Angry Birds, one of the most popular casual games for mobile devices. With estimates of 400 million to 600 million downloads to date, the Hollywood opportunities are endless: Rovio purchased Finnish animation studio Komba, hired former Marvel Studios chair David Maisel to help develop an animated TV series and an eventual feature film and had a tie-in with Fox Animation's Rio. The company also is believed to be eyeing an IPO sooner or later.

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