Board of Directors

Anders Björkman

Chairman of the board since 2018

Anders Björkman is the Chairman of Vinnergi AB and Elonroad AB, Vice Chairman of KebNi AB and a board member of Ovzon AB and Allgon AB. Anders has previously also been the Chief Executive Officer of OnePhone Holding AB and its partnerships with British Telecommunications and KPN. Between 2001 and 2008, Anders was the Chief Executive Officer of Argnor Wireless Ventures, a venture capital firm focused on investing in Nordic companies developing wireless communication products and services. During his time at Argnor Wireless Ventures, Anders served on a number of portfolio company boards. Prior to joining Argnor Wireless Ventures, Anders was the Chief Executive Officer of SEC between 1999 and 2000, and of Tele2 between 1996 and 1999. Anders holds an MSc from Chalmers University of Technology.
Number of shares in Maven Wireless: 294 328
Dependence: Independent of the company and major shareholders

Dr. Göran Grosskopf, Ph.D.

Board member since 2018

Dr. Göran Grosskopf, Ph.D. is a Professor of Legal Science, Commercial Law and Taxation Law at the universities of Umeå, Lund and Gothenburg. Dr. Grosskopf served as a consultant for Tetra Pak and Tetra Laval where he also served as chairman. He gathered extensive experience at Ernst & Young and Vinge & Grosskopf. He is the Chairman of the Supervisory Board at IKEA AB. He serves as the Chairman of Herenco. Dr. Grosskopf has been the Chairman of the Board at Peab AB since September 2005.
Dr. Grosskopf was a member of the Russian prime minister’s Foreign Investment Advisory Council.
Number of shares in Maven Wireless: 4 561 472
Dependence: Independent of the company and major shareholders

Anders Björck

Board member since 2017

Anders is a Swedish politician who was Minister for Defense from 1991 to 1994 and Governor of Uppsala County from 2003 to 2009. In 1989 he was elected president of the Council of Europe and served until 1991, when the Moderate Party won the election and Carl Bildt was allowed to form a government. He was appointed Minister for Defense When the Moderates lost the 1994 election he became the first vice speaker of the Riksdag (the Swedish Parliament), a position he held until 2002. Anders has also been chairman of the Swedish defense intelligence commission. Anders is currently involved as industrial advisor to the PR-firm JKL covering Public Affairs and international relations.
Number of shares in Maven Wireless: 120 000
Dependence: Independent of the company and major shareholders

Gunnar Malmström

Board member since 2016

Founder and owner of Gripsholm Holding a private investment company since twenty years. Chairman and partner of ABC group a Swedish based rental company within the real-estate construction and renovation industry. Gunnar was formerly partner, vice president and board member of Aragon Securities, Stockholm based investment bank. His focus in Aragon was equity sales, derivatives and investment banking. Prior to Aragon, Gunnar, worked at the sales desk at Enskilda Securities in Stockholm after his internship at S-E Banken International. Gunnar graduated (DHS) from Stockholm School of Economics in 1984.
Number of shares in Maven Wireless: 7 622 004
Dependence: Independent of the company and major shareholders

Karin Edström

Board member since 2020

Investment Manager Almi Invest Greentech, Stockholm. Board member of BioFibertech, Havredals, Ridely and VNTRS. Karin started at Almi Invest 2018, and joined the Greentech fund in March 2020. The 650 MSEK fund is financed by EU, Almi and the Swedish Energy Agency targeting direct equity investments in Swedish innovative and fast growing start-ups that can significantly reduce the climate emissions. The fund has currently invested in 19 companies and screened well over 300 companies in the GreenTech space. Karin has 25 years of experience from the information technology space, including high level B2B sales, Business Development and International Partnership positions. In the last 10 years she has served as the CEO for Citerus – a fast growing digital consultancy agency, and as the CEO of Evothings, a deeptech IoT startup.
Number of shares in Maven Wireless: 0
Dependence: Independent of the company and major shareholders

Johan Lundquist

Board member since 2016

Founder of the Venture Capital Fund Alpha One. Johan has over 20 years experience of Venture Capital, capital raising, transactions and developing companies including as employed Investment Manager at the Industrial Development Fund and as CEO for a Clean Tech fund. Before that he has 10 years experience of leading positions in Sweden and internationally within the telecommunications industry, Ericsson, Tele2 and Ahhaaa 118 100 (co-founder). Board of Director Positions in our key holdings. M.Sc. at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Industrial Economics and Executive School.
Number of shares in Maven Wireless: 2 650 792
Dependence: Independent of the company and major shareholders