Advisory Board

Our Advisory Board is based on strong representatives from the industry. A couple of times a year we gather our Advisory Board to make sure that we are on the right track to always be relevant to our exhibitors and visitors. We are extremely proud of our representatives and truly believe in continuously working close to the industry!

Erik Behm

Erik Behm

Area & Investment Manager ICT
Business Region Göteborg

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

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

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 Corporation

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 Development
Connect Väst

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

Sales Director
Scionova AB & Chairman EIG

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 departement Embedded

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

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.

Lennart Advisory board

Lennart Lundgren

Business Development
Staga Sweden

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

Boel Wadman

Lennart Lundgren

Research & Business Developer/Focus Area Leader in Manufacturing
RISE Research Institutes of Sweden

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

Johan Hellsing

Technical Specialist Electric Propulsion Systems
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

Marketing Manager
Chalmers industriteknik

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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