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Jonas Kjellberg - Keynote Speaker

Book Jonas Kjellberg as a keynote speaker. Jonas Kjellberg is a serial tech entrepreneur and co-creator of SKYPE, serving as its managing director from 2004-2007. For more information on technology speaker Jonas Kjellberg, contact VBQ Speakers founding agent Leo von Bülow-Quirk on leo@vbqspeakers.com or 0044 7833 727090.

 

Jonas Kjellberg

Co-creator of SKYPE



Speaker Themes

  • Managing Digital Transformations, Disruption, and Innovation

  • Social and Creative Innovation: New Business Models for a New Generation

  • Business Creation, Growth, and Success

  • A Comedy of Errors: VC’s, The Tech World, and the many Failures that Led to My Success 


TRAVELS FROM

Sweden

 
 

BIOGRAPHY

Jonas Kjellberg is a co-creator of SKYPE and was its managing director from 2004-2007.

A serial entrepreneur, he has served as CEO and founder of Campuz Mobile (acquired by Vodafone) and Optimal Telecom (part of Tele2), and been vice president of Bertelsmann for Lycos Europe, CEO and partner of Wyatt Media Group, and head of the online business area for Investment AB Kinnevik. He also founded Player.io, which sold to Yahoo, and was Chairman of the board of iCloud, which sold to Apple.

When not running companies, Jonas lectures at Stanford University and Stockholm School of Economics on the topics of entrepreneurship and how to create a winning sales culture.

He is also an avid investor and coaches entrepreneurs through BCG Digital Ventures, a corporate investment and incubation firm, and his company Gear Up Ventures, which implements the innovation and entrepreneurship model set out in his book Gear Up: Test Your Business Potential and Plan Your Path to Success.

He has also co-authored Gear Up: Bring Business Opportunities to Life and Business Creation. He is currently working on two new books about Social and Creative Entrepreneurship.


JONAS'S TALKS

Jonas’s CV marks him out as one of the world’s most exciting tech entrepreneurs and investors. His talks focus particularly on how product, sales, and profitability must interact in order to create a successful business. Organisations today face new demands as customer satisfaction is becoming more and more transparent with users increasingly sharing their experiences.

VIDEOS

Gear up (2016)


The journey of Skype (2016)