Management Team

Jonas Björklund

Jonas Björklund

SVP Head of Aptilo Business Unit & CTO

Jonas Björklund has developed broad technical knowledge within IT, networks and telecom through his more than 20 years in the wireless industry. As co-founder of Aptilo and with a background in various roles including product management, Jonas has played an important part in developing the Aptilo solution into what it is today. In his role as Aptilo’s CTO, working from our Dallas office, he continues this mission of developing and articulating Aptilo´s strategic technical direction through close dialogue and relationships with customers, partners and other industry influencers. He is deeply involved in the everyday process of developing and designing the solution, and meeting the complex requirements of new and demanding markets. Jonas has an M.Sc. in System Engineering and background within technical pre-sales, project management and software development. Jonas has extensive international sales experience with EMEA, APAC and the Americas. Prior to Björklund’s role as CTO he served as Director Global Sales Engineering at Aptilo.

Jonas Jacobsson

Jonas Jacobsson

SVP Head of Service Provider Sales Enea

Jonas Jacobsson has more than 20 years of experience in international telecommunication and joined Aptilo Networks in 2012 as Director of Partner Management. In 2013 he took on the role as VP Sales Americas from Aptilo’s regional headquarters in Plano, Texas. Prior to Aptilo, Jonas was Director of Business Development for Smith Micro Software. He also served as Director of Engineering for Insignia Solutions, Chief Technology Officer for Mi4e Device Management AB and Telecom Consultant for Parallel Consulting Group AB. He also worked at Ericsson for several years as Project Manager.

Ulf Stigberg

Ulf Stigberg

CFO

Ulf has more than 30 years of experience in the telecom industry. He has been the CFO of Aptilo Networks since its inception as part of the founding team in 2001. Before Aptilo Networks, Ulf was responsible for Business Control and Operations at Axis’ Mobile Internet Division. Prior to Axis, he held various positions and roles within Ericsson, such as Financial Controller for the Public Networks Operator Unit and as Business Manager and Regional Marketing Manager in Malaysia. Prior to that he served several years in product management and strategic product marketing. Ulf holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration and Economics from the Luleå University of Technology, Sweden. He has also studied corporate finance at Colorado School of Mines, Denver, Colorado.

Johan Terve

Johan Terve

VP Marketing

Johan has more than 35 years of experience working in the IT industry, and spent the last 25 years in various CEO, VP and Director positions. He joined Aptilo in 2007 and prior to that he served as VP Marketing & Sales at Ingate Systems and in that position he succeeded in putting the company on the map as a leading global player in SIP-capable firewalls and SIP trunking solutions for enterprise Voice-over-IP. As Marketing Director for Nordic Datadistribution, a $130M company, he was responsible for all business divisions and corporate marketing and helped this major IT equipment distributor become the fastest growing company in Sweden for four consecutive years. Johan started his career as a software developer and has a broad university-level education in business administration, marketing and psychology.

Anders Emilsson

Anders Emilsson

VP Sales EMEA

Anders has more than 30 years of experience in the telecom industry. He was previously CEO of ServiceFactory (which was acquired by Aptilo Networks in January 2011 and incorporated as a business area). Before joining ServiceFactory, Anders held executive positions at TeliaSonera and Teo – the largest telecommunications operator in Lithuania – where responsibilities included driving Telia’s operator acquisitions, investment controlling processes and operational efficiency. Anders holds an M.Sc. in Computer Science and Engineering from Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg.

Jan Sjönell

Jan Sjönell

VP Enterprise Sales

Jan boasts 35 years of experience in the IT industry spent in different executive sales and marketing positions and was part of Aptilo Networks’ founding team in 2001. After 15 years as Managing Director for Aptilo’s APAC region, Jan relocated back to Sweden to further develop Aptilo’s Internet of Things (IoT) business. Before Aptilo Networks, Jan was Director of Business Development at Axis, where he responsible for the Asia Pacific market in the Mobile Internet Division. He also worked in the APAC region in different management positions for Ericsson. Prior to these roles he worked to establish Sonera in Sweden and held a number of senior management positions in the Internet and sales divisions there. Jan had also spent five years in sales with Sun Microsystems and in the telecom operator segment with the previous Swedish PTT, Telia. Jan holds an MBA from Uppsala University, Sweden.

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