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Founder and CEO
”Carl brings over 10 years of entrepreneurial telco & software leadership experience to Freespee. Carl launched cloud services for the Nordic Next Gen telco, IP-Only. As a senior consultant at Ascade.com, he spent a couple of months at each of the telco Giants as Swisscom, Belgacom, Telenor, Allstream, One, Telecom New Zealand.
Carl holds an MSc from the Institute of Technology in Linköping and Institute Polytechnique de Grenoble. He is also the proud father of three beautiful daughters.”
Founder and CTO
”Tobias provides Freespee with more than 10 years experience of working with technical projects within several Telecommunication operators.
At IP-Only, a Nordic Next Gen telco, Tobias lead the development of a VOIP-based business solution. He started his career at the Swedish success story Wineasy, a pioneer in cloud services, many many years ago. As Wineasy was aquired by Song Networks and finally TDC, he brings the experience of building rock solid solutions for millions of users. Tobias is also a fanatic alpine skier!”
”Daniel (formerly Johansson) brings over 10 years of IT and telecom experience to Freespee. Daniel was the co-founder and Head of Sales for IP-Only's subsidiary IP-Only Systems, focusing on infrastructure solutions in the area of telephony, networking, security and server/storage. As a sales specialist in IP-communication with Ementor/Atea, Daniel worked with many of the most demanding custumers as the Swedish Universities and Swedish Armed Forces.
Daniel has also worked as an IT-Manager for the software company BEA Systems for 6 years, a company later acquired by Oracle.”
VP of Monetization
”Carsten brings in over 10 years of international business experience to Freespee. Carsten has spent the last 10 years in the local search industry working with some of the largest customers such as Sesam (Schibsted), Eniro, EDSA, Trudon, Truvo, FAST, Sensis, RHD and Yell.com to build mobile strategy, technology and business models.
Prior to Freespee Carsten has been working in the telecom industry and co-founded Mobile People, Carsten holds several board positions in the mobile advertising industry.”
Partner Sales Development
”Anders has a true entrepreneurial mind and provides Freespee with experiences from the business directory industry, mainly in the Norwegian market, but also throughout the Scandinavian region. He is also conversant in the social media industry and is the founder of the biggest community in the Nordic region in it's field.
At Advista AS, the online directory company, Anders developed and lead the Support and Administration for all markets and regions. Besides enjoying the pulse at the office, he finds a great passion in traveling around the world.”
Director, Customer Service
”Jessica brings 8 years of experience in the area of Customer Service and Delivery to Freespee. During her time as a delivery coordinator at IP-Only, Jessica managed delivery projects to large enterprises with high-powered telecom services. Jessica also has a background in planning and coordinating operational works at Com Hem as well as leading the production of photo finishing at Kodak Nordic.”
Community & Customer Service Manager
”Alena first got her feet wet with online communities about five years ago, and was caught for life. Since then she has been building and managing thriving communities for Goodbeans and Massive Media, to name a few. She has a wide knowledge of European languages and a truly international background, having lived and worked in a number of different cities in the recent couple of years. She is passionate about startup culture, open source, web development and social media.”
”Hannes has experience from a wide range of industries, including IT and Telecom, from positions within business analysis and finance control in organizations that have experienced rapid change, as the online casino provider Net Entertainment, the telco IP-Only, and the packaging recycler Svenska Returpack. His background also covers management consulting within KPMG, with a focus on IT-related change projects for organizations in both private and public sectors.
Hannes holds an MSc in Business and Economics and a BSc in Computer Science, both from the University of Uppsala.”
Strategic Account Manager
”Stefan has a strong background from sales and partner management from some of the biggest telecom operators in Sweden. Most recently he spent four years at Tele2 as Sales Channel Manager. He has also worked at Telenor, and before that he was a Management Trainee at Meltwater News, where he was in charge of their establishment in the Swedish market.
Stefan holds an MSc in Business Administration from Linköping University, with additional studies in Spain and Australia.”
”Chris has international marketing experience from working in the Middle East for 7 years as General Manager in full service Advertising agencies. Prior to that he spent 8 years in London serving in Business Intelligence, and key roles within the Recruitment Sector. At Freespee, Chris is responsible for creating new and managing existing partnerships in the United Kingdom.
He's a student of psychology who loves to scuba dive, ski and when the sun is out, play golf.”
Niels de Groot
”Niels was born and raised in the Netherlands where he studied retail and sports management before he moved to Northern Sweden to pursue an MSc in Management and Marketing. During his time there he started his own company and was active in several student projects.
In his spare time he enjoys sports such as football and floorball, but a good pack of snow to slide down from is always welcome as well!”
”As a lead developer at Freespee, P-A plays a part in the development of most Freespee applications and services. Although he has a wide knowledge in computer science he has a special thing for databases and database tuning.
P-A brings years of experience from different areas of Telecom into the team. Most recently he held a position at IP-Only, developing usage analysis software. He received his officers' training at the Swedish Military Academy in Östersund and graduated specialized in military telecommunication technology in 2005.”
”This programmer, who has vast knowledge in Linux systems, PHP, SQL, Java and C# among others, is a self-taught happy coder holding a Degree of Master of Science. Michael plays an important part of the Freespee team, developing and maintaining databases and oceans of code, so that our applications always can run smoothly.”
Web Designer & Developer
”As a developer and designer who built his first small website at the mere age of 10, Mattias has been focusing a lot on the graphical part of web development. He now uses HTML5 and CSS3 on a daily basis, and very much enjoys the progression of web technologies.
Apart from designing and coding, Mattias enjoys music, and never leaves home without some metal music in his headphones. His other interests are cooking, writing and videogames.”
Server Administrator, Developer
”As a Server Administrator at Freespee, Håkan is focused on making sure that the platforms our applications run on is working flawlessly. While not administrating the servers, Håkan joins the development team in the developing process of the Freespee applications and services.
Apart from administrating servers and coding, Håkan enjoys photography and playing floorball and paintball.”
”Erik is a self-taught programmer with a background in economics. Realizing that programming was his true call, he started his own software company and eventually moved abroad to work for one of the world's most popular online gaming companies.
”Native from Argentina, Pablo has been moving around and working in a few cities both inside and outside of his home country for the last few years. Although mostly specialized in Java technologies, he has been in contact with many other developing technologies as a result of working in a variety of companies with different focuses and work approaches.
He enjoys the outdoors, particularly the woods and mountains. His hobbies include practicing both summer and winter sports, reading and traveling.”
”Love began freelancing as a web developer during his university studies and has continued working on different projects within the area since. He got experience from affiliate marketing, online gaming and search result analysis.
Except from both frontend and backend development, Love is also very interested in online marketing and e-commerce. In his spare time he often produces various kinds of electronic music which rarely turns out as they're supposed to.”
Chairman of the Board
”Sami is the Managing Director of Inventure Oy, which he founded in 2005. At Inventure, Sami leads the investments in Silex Microsystems AB, Freespee AB, Whitevector Oy, and Upstream Oy. Prior to Inventure, Sami held the Partner position in the technology team of CapMan, and worked as a management consultant at SIAR-Bossard/Gemini Consulting.”
”Nikolaj is an accomplished Internet Entrepreneur and open source advocate who has spent the last 10 years pushing the forefront of Internet infrastructure projects through commercial ventures or community activity.
Prior to becoming a Partner at Sunstone Capital in 2009, Nikolaj has worked in executive/founder roles at Polar Rose, Speednames / Ascio, Imity, Organic Network / OpenWRT.org, CloudMade / OpenStreetMap.org, Epista and Neo Technology. He has also been an active contributor to startup community, co-organizing Denmark's reboot conference and producing O'Reilly Media's European Open Source Convention and CustomerMade conferences.”
”Larry has spent almost 20 years bringing to market and growing innovative communications technologies and services companies.
In his current capacity as a Principal Partner at Embrase, Larry leverages his wide-ranging sales, marketing and business development experiences to help clients in emerging communications succeed around the world. Originally from Montreal, Canada, Larry has been based in San Francisco for 15 years.
Larry is also the co-founder of StartupCamp Comms, an event focused on exposing and nurturing innovation in the early stage communications companies.”