Advisory Board

Erik Behm

Erik Behm

Area & Investment Manager ICT,
Business Region Göteborg

Area & Investment master within ICT

Erik Behm, Area & Investment Manager ICT has for 10 years been responsible for attracting foreign companies to Gothenburg, but are also supporting the West Sweden ICT Cluster. Erik has a passion for the ICT industry and is especially devoted to areas such as EdTech, AI, Space & Antenna Technology. Erik holds a degree in Industrial Engineering & Management from Chalmers.

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Ivica S. Maric

Manager – Simulations, Scenarios and V&V, Volvo

More than 20 years of experience in the space industry

Ivica has a background in Physics Engineering from both Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and Chalmers Institute of Technology in Gothenburg. He has more than 20 years of industrial experience of which last 14 years at Volvo Group Corporation. Professional experiences stretches from airspace industry and development of measurement methods for jet and rocket engines, through automotive industry and quality assurance of truck electrical platform to  V&V at diagnostics engineering. Today leading a department responsible for simulations, scenarios and V&V at Volvo GTT vehicle automation – developing self-driving trucks.

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Bo Johansson

Director Special Projects & Senior Advisor, Volvo Bus Corp

22 years at Volvo!

Formal education within M.Sc at Chalmers technical university and parts of the MBA at University of Gothenburg.

Volvo Cars between 1997 & 1998. Different working areas within production, product development and purchasing.

Volvo buses 1998 – different working areas within product development, quality and joint ventures. Today; “Director Special Projects & Senior Advisor”.

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Stefan Christiernin

Director External Research,
Volvo Cars

From NEVS to VCC, through university & crime stories

Formal education within M.Sc at Chalmers technical university and parts of the MBA at University of Gothenburg.

Volvo Cars between 1997 & 1998. Different working areas within production, product development and purchasing.

Volvo buses 1998 – different working areas within product development, quality and joint ventures. Today; “Director Special Projects & Senior Advisor”.

Malin

Malin Kjällström

Business Developer,
Connect Väst

Owner and organizer of Gothenburg Tech Week

Malin works as a Business Developer at Connect Väst. She is responsible for the growth capital, the Springboard Program and she is the project leader of Connect2Capital. Before Connect Väst, Malin worked as an investment analyst at Almi Invest.

She is also one of the owner and organizer of Gothenburg Tech Week which is an event filled with workshops, networking, business opportunities and much more. The event takes place every year in the city of Gothenburg.

Flemming

Flemming Vejlö

CEO Elysics & Chairman,
Electronics Industry Ass. In Gothenburg

Leader and businessman with over 25 years’ experience within product development

Flemming is partner and business manager at Elysics AB, a development company with high expertise in product development.
Customers are found in a variety of industries including MedTech, Automotive, Foodtech, Industry, Marine and Drones. He is also the current chairman of EIG (the Electronics Industry Ass. In Gothenburg).

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Per Lundberg

Regional Sales Manager,
ÅF Digital Solutions department Embedded

Technical sales expert within embedded @ ÅF

Responsible for the client management and offering, which implecates companies that develops electronic and software products.
We are one of the biggest service suppliers within Embedded, with a large inhouse project organisation, ÅF is one of the biggest technical consultant companies in Sweden.
Personally, I have a Master of Science in Electronics and I have been working within the consultant industry my entire professional career. I started as a consultant within the hardware construction, furthermore I continued into project management and since 2011, I have been working with technical sales and manager for several coworkers. These days my main occupation is within sales.

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Robert Olsson

Founder & Senior Advisor,
Frontside Electronics AB

More than 40 years within advanced electronical manufacturing in Gothenburg

Robert Olsson is the founder of Frontside Electronics AB.
Today, Robert is a Senior Advisor of Frontside and has also joined the board of directors at Ung Företagsverksamhet in Gothenburg, Nyföretagarcentrum in Härryda, Partner Göteborg etc.
Frontside is a high technology company within advanced electronical manufacturing. The company has 40 co-workers and is located in Mölnlycke, Gothenburg.
The manufacturing includes both prototypes and complete products supplying Chalmers, Volvo, Zenuity, SKF, Ericsson, ASSA etc.

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Lennart Lundgren

Business Developer,
Staga Sweden

Former Head of department at Chalmers University of Technology for 24 years

Current activity: Business developer at Staga and self-employed at Tuve Science

Boel Wadman

Lennart Lundgren

Business developer,
Staga Sweden

Fokusområdesledare för tillverkning i RISE mobilitetsområde

Current activity: Business developer at Staga and self-employed at Tuve Science

Johan Hellsing

Technical Specialist Electric Propulsion SystemsCEVT

Med över 20 år i branschen på företag som Volvo personvagnar, AB Volvo och nu CEVT.

Har en teknisk licentiatexamen från Chalmers med inriktning elektriska maskiner för elfordon. Han har 20 år i branschen och har oftast jobbat som teknisk specialist eller som projektledare för forskningsprojekt på både Volvo Personvagnar, AB Volvo och nu CEVT. Från början mera inriktat på just elmotorn, men efter hand mer breddat till att innefatta allt som har med drivlinor i hybridfordon och elfordon att göra.

Johan Bengtsson

Johan Bengtsson

Marknadsansvarig, Chalmers industriteknik

Lång erfarenhet från kemi- och processindustrin

Johan brinner för att se till att teknik blir tillämpad och kommersiell så att den kommer människan till nytta. Han jobbar med affärsutveckling och försäljning.
Johan har lång erfarenhet från kemi- och processindustri i olika roller inom ledning, marknad & försäljning, forskning & utveckling samt produktion.

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Robert Olsson

Grundare & Senior Advisor, FRONTSIDE Electronics AB

Tillverkar både prototyper och kompletta produkter

Robert Olsson är grundare till FRONTSIDE Electronics AB och har mer än 40-års erfarenhet av avancerad elektroniktillverkning i Göteborg.

Idag är Robert Senior Advisor i Frontside och sitter bland annat även i styrelsen för Ung Företagsverksamhet i Göteborg, Nyföretagarcentrum i Härryda, Partner Göteborg mm.

FRONTSIDE Electronics AB är ett högteknologiskt elektroniktillverkningsföretag med ca: 40 personer beläget i Mölnlycke Företagspark.

Man tillverkar både prototyper och kompletta produkter i stora serier för kunder allt ifrån Chalmers groddföretag till stora koncerner som Volvo, Zenuity, SKF, Ericsson, Assa mfl.

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Lennart Lundgren

Affärsutvecklare,
Staga Sweden

Fd. Institutionschef på Chalmers tekniska högskola under 24 år

Nuvarande aktivitet: Affärsutvecklare på Staga och egenföretagare på Tuve Science

Boel Wadman

Boel Wadman

Boel Wadman PhD

Fokusområdesledare för tillverkning i RISE mobilitetsområde

Arbetar på RISE IVF i Mölndal och leder F&U-projekt inom plåtformning, verktygsframtagning och automation samt testbädden LIGHTest för införande av nya material.
Internationellt: Koordinerar den tekniska kommittén i EUREKA-klustret SMART Advanced Manufacturing och RISE aktiviteter i det nya programmet EIT Manufacturing.

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