OLIVER LAIHO, 3G, LAIHO INDUSTRIES OY, FINLAND
Oliver is the 3rd generation of Laiho Industries - the leading manufacturer of valves, fittings and water piping equipment in Finland. However, Oliver is currently working on his own projects outside of the Family Business.
During the summers Oliver is running a restaurant business on an island in the Helsinki archipelago with his brother Kasimir. Vallisaari is one of the fastest-growing recreational islands in Helsinki. It was opened to the public in 2016 after being abandoned for 50 years after the military quit operations there.
In Summer 2023 Vallisaari is hosting Helsinki Biennaale which is expected to gather around 130 000 people over the summer. Rest of the year Oliver is heavily engaged in vertical farming of microgreens.
Oliver is the also the co-chair of FBN Entrepreneurs Community and an active member in the Finnish chapter. He and his second Selin Yigitbasi-Ducker lead various workshops aimed at personal growth and development.