Ilpo Martikainen Doctor of Science in Technology H.C.

Dr Ilpo MartikainenMr. Ilpo Martikainen, Chairman of the Board and founder of Genelec Oy, was conferred the title of Doctor of Science in Technology H.C. at the 20th Ceremonial Conferment of Doctoral Degrees at Helsinki University of Technology April 2, 2008.

The honorary doctorate was awarded based on his outstanding achievements in developing business in audio technology and in promoting the research of the field at Helsinki University of Technology.

“This is a great honor not only for me and Genelec but for the whole audio community. It is very nice that this coincides with our 30th Anniversary and its headline “30 years of sustainable development”. Our Mission is to bring joy to customers’ lives with the best sound reproduction possible. It is a good direction also for the future.” 

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