Our Executive Insights events feature prominent Swedish and Swedish-American executives presenting their insights into the success of their companies and their own personal pathways to success. They share key lessons learned on their road to success, how they have managed cross-cultural issues, and their unique perspective on current trends in their industry.
Past Executive Insights
Johan Brenner, Creandum: Backing the Companies of Tomorrow (hosted by K&L Gates)
Johan Brenner is General Partner in Creandum, the leading venture capital firm. With a credo of investing in entrepreneurs with “big disruptive ideas,” Creandum has helped capitalize Spotify, Wrapp, Hansoft, iZettle, VideoPlaza, Vind and Vivino, among a host of successful startups.
Johan, one of Europe’s most experienced venture capital investors, has an impressive track-record of building, identifying and mentoring groundbreaking companies, including E*Trade Nordic, Jobline, Dibs Payment, Payson, Tradera, MySQL, Betfair and Wonga.
Tom Johnstone, SKF: Increasing Profits by Going Green (hosted by Tesla)
Dr. Tom Johnstone has nearly thirty years’ international experience in different executive and senior management roles at international bearing company SKF. Currently President and CEO at AB SKF and at SKF USA inc., Dr. Johnstone previously served as Executive Vice President at AB SKF from 1999 to 2003 and President at AB SKF Automotive Division from 1996 to 2003.