Management

Management

The management team has a wide variety of expertise from leading positions at Sony Ericsson, Nokia, NGA Human Resources and Pirelli Broadband.

Jörgen Nilsson

Chief Executive Officer

Mr Nilsson has more than 30 years’ experience from senior executive roles within the telecoms and IT industry with leading companies including Ericsson, HP and Acision. At Ericsson he worked for over 10 years as the EVP and GM of Vodafone’s Global Customer Unit and before that as the GM & Head of Sales & Marketing Ericsson North America. As the CEO at Acision, owned by Access Industries, IIU and Atlantic Bridge, Jorgen led the transformation of its core business in 130 countries to a profitable and industry-relevant position before the successful exit of that asset.

Steven Moodie

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Moodie joined Zenterio from NGA Human Resources, where he was the global CFO for their £300m turnover Enterprise Division. For the majority of his career prior to NGA Human Resources he has worked for Ericsson, where he has held a number of senior finance roles in the UK, China and Indonesia. During his last 3.5 years at Ericsson he held the CFO role for Region India.

Margaretha Netz Augustsson

VP of Human Resources

Mrs. Netz-Augustsson has extensive experience within the HR field and has spent 10 years as an executive at Telia, several years as a Project Manager at Eniro and then the last 10 years heading up the HR departments at Alstrom Power Service and Unik Resurs.

Kristian Toivo

Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Toivo is a senior executive with extensive knowledge and understanding of the telecom industry and it’s dynamics technologies. He has more than 20 years’ experience in leading research and development, product marketing, and deployment of complex solutions for IT & telecoms, targeting both developed as well as emerging markets. Following a long career focusing on products and solutions, Kristian has spent the last years in sales, managing large accounts in developing both existing business relationships, as well as breaking in to new customers and introducing new solutions and services.

Marco Frattolin

VP of Product Management

Mr. Frattolin has worked with digital TV and STBs for more than 15 years. Before he joined Zenterio, he was part of the first IPTV projects in 2001 launched by Telsey and Fastweb. He has also worked for STB manufacturers Pirelli Broadband Solutions and ADB holding different positions such as Technical Leader, Project Manager, Software Architect and STB Development Manager, while working on several digital TV deployments for major European Pay-TV operators.

Russell Grahame

EVP Head of Sales

Mr. Grahame has long experience from working in telecoms with over 24 years of knowledge in the industry. During his career he has held key positions in sales at IBM, General Instrument Corporation (Motorola) and Hewlett-Packard. At Xura he was appointed President and General Manager of North America where he lead the regional transition of the largest global messaging company from legacy messaging into carrier Rich IP Communications and Enterprise Solutions.

Tom Keaveney

Head of Business Strategy & Development

Mr Keaveney began his career in general management before becoming an investment banker working across mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance transactions for the energy and power and industrial sectors.  He then spent almost ten years working in various roles in the advanced advertising and data and analytics sectors with responsibility for Tier One telecoms companies operating globally.

Board of Directors

The board consists of a variety of entrepreneurs and senior executives as well as professional and experienced investors. The board has a deep knowledge and long experiences from industries such as telecom, TV, banking and law.

Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo

Chairman of the Board

Mr Kallasvuo was CEO (2006- 2010) and a director of Nokia Corporation. Before that he served the Nokia Corporation as COO, CFO, head of the Mobile Phones Division and head of Nokia in the Americas. He is currently the vice chairman of SRV GROUP, a director of Telia-Sonera AB and of the Aperios Group, manager of the Aperios Emerging Connectivity Fund and a director of the Foundation for Economic Education.

Thomas Franzén

Mr Franzén is the former CEO of ComHem, the leading cable TV operator in Sweden. He has also been the CEO of Eniro, Song Networks and AUSystem and has held various positions at Nokia Data and ICL Data. Mr Franzén is currently the CEO of Bonnier.

Heikki Mäkijärvi

Mr. Mäkijärvi has previously been Venture Partner in Accel Partners for 7 years, Business developer in Cisco for approximately 4 years and General Manager in Nokia for 15 years. Mr. Mäkijärvi is currently a Board Member at DNA Oyj, Finland, since March 2017 and advisor at Fortum, Finland, and Wings Capital, San Francisco, USA, since August 2016. He has a extensive experience in advising, invested in, steered and exited technology start-ups in Europe, Israel and USA. He carries a M.S. of Electrical Engineering from Aalto University, Finland

Fredrik Oweson

Mr Oweson is a partner and co-founder of Scope. He previously spent eight years as an investment manager with the Swedish investment holding company Proventus. Mr Oweson is currently a director of Scope Capital, Mijesi AB, Artificial Solutions Holding AB, Woffel SA, Wright Trafikkskole AS and Klättermusen AB.

Johan Ekesiöö

Mr. Ekesiöö has previously been the VP of Cloud Computing and Strategic Growth Initiatives as well as the VP of Enterprise Sales at IBM Nordic. Mr. Ekesiöö is the Chairman of the Board at IBM Svenska, Teknikföretagen and Trivec Kassasystem as well as the vice Chairman for Svenskt Näringsliv. He is a Boardmember for BabyBjörn, TIA Technology and Avega Group.

Richard Öhman

Mr Öhman, has since 1991 served as Executive Advisor to Ch. Mohammed Hussein Al-Amoudi residing in Thailand Mr. Öhman led the build up of Ch. Al-Amoudi’s investment operations, primarily in Sweden. He has served as President and CEO of Corral Petroleum Holdings AB since April 1999. Corral is a Swedish-based international petroleum refining and marketing company. Corral, through Preem Petroleum AB, is Sweden’s largest oil company. Mr. Öhman has also been a director of Preem since 1994, and a director in Svenska Petroleum Exploration AB since 1995. From 1996 to 1999 Mr. Öhman established the Midroc Scandinavia group as the President and CEO of Midroc Scandinavia AB.

Christoffer Callans

Suppleant

(Suppleant) Mr Callans joined investment company Scope Capital Advisory as an Investment Manager in 2013. Before that he worked at Stella Advisors in London, a TMT focused investment bank. Mr Callas holds a Master of Science Degree in Investment Management from Cass Business School in London and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business and Economics from Uppsala University. Mr Callans has also studied Mergers & Acquisitions at Harvard University.

Heikki Koskinen

Executive Advisor

Mr. Koskinen has held several top management positions at Nokia Corporation  such as CTO and corporate vice president , head of Nokia Home Electronics, Nokia Group Interactive and multimedia strategy development and head of Nokia Multimedia Terminals. Mr. Koskinen is co-founder of Zenterio Ab & Honorary Chairman

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