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Driven business executive with 17 years industry & international management experience in telecom IT, media & entertainment
seeking challenging position. Specializing in leading high-tech businesses from realigned vision to delivered result during challenging periods.
Long-standing track record of defining strategies, setting objectives & leading multi-functional teams in strategic & operational assignments
to deliver excellent results under challenging conditions.

Work experience

March 2008-


 Vice President (vVD) & Chief Operating Officer, 21Grams (Stockholm, Sweden)

·   Responsible for driving company domestic profit, international expansion, strengthening operational efficiency and securing service quality. 

·   Realigned, focused and sharpened the company’s strategy & objectives and manage execution.   

·   Reengineer processes, achieving 50% lead-time reductions, significant cash flow improvements, increase delivery precision and service quality improvements.  

·   Restructure product proposition and sales process to secure profitability.     

·   Reorganized company to form result driven, scalable and highly efficient autonomous units.   

September 2005 -
March 2008


 Chief Operating Officer, EA Digital Illusions (DICE) / Electronic Arts (Stockholm, Sweden)

·   Responsible for growing production capacity, organize development, create efficient processes, secure competence supply

   and manage daily operations during a highly dynamic and expansive phase.

·   Doubled production capacity through growth, scalability and outsourcing, while sustaining quality and efficiency,

   contributing to doubled revenue ($100M order of magnitude) & profit.

·   Demonstrated strong leadership through managing 300 persons in Development, Outsourcing, Localization, QA, IT & Facilities

    to set challenging objectives & deliver excellent results. Achieved 100% employee satisfaction in yearly surveys.

April 2003 -
September 2005



 Program manager (Principal consultant) Capgemini Telecom&Media (Stockholm, Sweden)

·   Delivery and P&L responsible for major fixed-price System Integration & Outsourcing programs.

·   Responsible for major assignments, bids, turn-around projects and coaching engagement managers.

o    Business Implementation and Transformation management of major CRM consolidation -
         Change management of 2,500 users, migration of 500,000 customer & 800,000 installations.

o    Delivery Director Capgemini Finland - Delivery & P&L responsible for major assignments.

o    Bid Director - Billing Replacement & Business Process Outsourcing for 20 countries.

o    Bid Manager - Won EUR 20M Outsourcing deal for Portal & e-commerce development.

 November 1999 -
April 2003


 Senior Consultant and Strategic Advisor, Northstream1 (Stockholm, Sweden)

·   Responsible for managing some of Northstream’s largest assignments.

·   Account manager for Northstream’s most valuable client, Achieved highest sales & chargeability.

o    Project Director - Managed Product Launch and Operations of Mobile Application start-up.

o    Manager, 3G License Application - Created optimum business plan, bid strategy and application.

o    Program Manager – Lead Sweden’s first 3G Product development and launch program for 3G start-up,
        managed seven cross-functional Product development teams of 100 persons, 80k hours.

o    Program Manager - Developed & launched Europe’s first Mobile Internet service. 70 p, US$20M.

November 1996 -

November 1999




 Senior Manager, Project Office, 3G Mobile Systems, Nippon Ericsson (Tokyo, Japan)

·   Responsible for 3G projects in Japan, sales support, delivery, market introduction and acceptance.

Senior Project Manager, NTT DoCoMo & Japan Telecom, Ericsson (Stockholm, Sweden)

·   Delivered the world’s first 3G Mobile System to NTT DoCoMo in December 1997.

Total Project Manager, Ericsson (Dallas, Texas, USA and Stockholm, Sweden)

·   Responsible for Total Project - ‘The Americas' market release of Mobile system, phones and services.

 March 1993 -
November 1996



 Senior Manager - Field Support Department, Ericsson-Toshiba (Shin Yokohama, Japan)

·   Head of Field Support for all Ericsson networks in Japan – seven operators, 2M subscribers.

    Built up and managed six field support Centers, managed budget of $10M USD, 40 direct reports.

Senior Project Manager, Ericsson-Toshiba Telecom Systems, (Shin Yokohama, Japan)

·   Launched Mobile system release onto Japanese market 3 months early. 35 persons, 50k man hours.

Local Product Manager, Ericsson-Toshiba Telecom Systems, (Shin Yokohama, Japan)

·   Defined, negotiated and sold 400k mh release, Part of building up Ericsson’s Japanese subsidiary.


 August 1991-
March 1993

 Product Manager, Strategic Product management, Ericsson, (Stockholm, Sweden)

·   Product planning responsible for release of Mobile system. (400k man-hour product release).





September 1987-
May 1991

 Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology, (Stockholm, Sweden)
·   Telecommunication major, complemented with Business Management and languages.
·   Graduated two years ahead of average class and as one of the three first students from class of 250.
  1Northstream is a world-leading consultancy providing strategic advice on business planning and technology to the global wireless industry.












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