Lasse Leponiemi

Lasse Leponiemi

Executive Director and Co-founder at HundrED.org

Lasse is passionate about youth future orientation and he has worked in education and career-planning since 2006. He is Executive Director and Co-Founder at HundrED – a Finnish not-for-profit organization, which seeks and shares inspiring
innovations in education. HundrED selects annually 100 pedagogically sound education innovations around the world and helps them spread with their wide network of educators in 72 countries. Lasse is also a co-founder and current chairman of Mentors of Finland, a non-profit organization that mentors unemployed young people to find a job, free-of-charge.
Annually the organization helps 700 young people to find a working place.
Previously, at the age of 23, Lasse co-founded an e-student counseling service Opiskelupaikka. Anyone in Finland interested in university studies could access the service, which reached over 100,000 students monthly. The company was merged to the biggest prep-course provider in 2012. Since then Lasse has focused on working with HundrED and related innovations.