Proteus has gained the respect to be called Finland's best known Hard Dance DJ and has become one of the key players of the global hard dance scene. Proteus has been DJ'ing for 13 years and producing music for 8 years.
The biggest achievements of Proteus so far have been the Hard Dance Awards 2004 and 2005, when he was voted "Best Hard Dance DJ" in the world two years in a row by clubbers all around the globe. In the DJ Mag's Top 100 DJ list, Proteus has been voted number 90 in 2004 and number 93 in 2005 and made history in becoming the first Finnish artist making it to the Top 100 DJ list alongside Darude.
In his career so far Proteus has toured in Finland, United Kingdom, Japan, Holland, Switzerland, Germany, Malaysia, Australia, Estonia and Sweden. Proteus has played and headlined many of the major events in Europe and Australia like Dance Valley, Frantic Hardhouse Academy at Brixton Academy, Global Gathering, Creamfields, Impulz, Defcon 1, Streetparade Zurich, Time Tunnel, Lab-4's Laboratory Experiment, Ground Zero, Pharmacy, Sonic, Energy, Transmission, Utopia, Slammin Vinyl, Goodgreef, Tidy Summer Camp & Weekender, Logic and Torture Garden. Proteus has also had great honour to be the support act for bands like the Prodigy and Juno Reactor.
Proteus and his friends are running their own club night called Säde in Helsinki, Finland. They have organized many very successful club nights and events in a period of over 10 years. Säde has been voted ?The Best Club in Finland? at the Finnish Club Awards. Proteus has also organized underground industrial/fetish parties in Helsinki.
Proteus runs his own radio show called Dark Side at a major Finnish radio station Basso Radio. The show is introducing different genres of darker music from goth to speedcore.