Board and Advisors 2019-04-09T12:02:50+00:00

Board and Advisors

Board of Directors

Thomas Ivarson – Skyresponse

Thomas Ivarson

Chairman of the Board of Directors

Thomas has over 30 years of international experience in IT software and services companies. After a 15-year career in Ericsson he was CEO for two global software companies during 7 years, EHPT AB and CMG Wireless Data Solutions BV. Then followed 9 years of executive roles in the IT services sector for Logica/CGI. Since 2013 Thomas works as an investor, he has done more than 20 investments in companies and is today Chairman of the Board in 3 of them. Education: M.Sc. in Electric Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology; Master of Science in Business and Economics, Gothenburg University.

Fredrik Adolfsson – Skyresponse

Fredrik Adolfsson

Fredrik has over 20 years of international experience in IT and Finance. Fredrik started working as an IT-consultant at Accenture in 1993 and then as CFO for the industrial gas company AGA in Russia and Ukraine and as CFO for the internet auction company Bidlet before starting Aducera Holding in 2001. Since then, Fredrik has combined work as a management consultant with investments in primarily tech companies. Since 2015, Fredrik has focused on the work as an investor. He currently has a portfolio of 15 companies and is a Board member in 8 of them. Education: BA from the Gothenburg School of Economics. He has also studied German and Marketing at the University of Kiel as well as Russian at Uppsala University.


Louis Hedberg

Louis has an E-MBA from Gothenburg School of Economics in 2014 and a B.Sc from the same school. In 2016 he founded Louis Hedberg Investerings AB and started to invest in non-listed enterprises. Prior to that he worked at TE Connectivity as Global Account Manager. Louis started his career at Ericsson in the Netherlands. He later joined Nokia and spent 15 years in the Netherlands and Austria before returning to Sweden in 2004. During his time at Ericsson and Nokia he held a number of positions such as Regional Sales Manager, Account Director, Strategy & Business Dev Director and Head of Nordic & Baltic Local Accounts. Louis prime area of competence is Sales development, Account management and Global business management.


Mattias Pettersson

Mattias Pettersson is an experienced entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience in building material and real estate industry. He has driven both his own family company Pettersson’s Building Materials and real estate companies with commercial premises and housing.

Mattias is also very active in the regional business community in Norr- and Västerbotten where he co-founded the local venture capital companies Startkapital in Norr, Expandera in Norr AB and most recently Northern Light Capital, NLC. Commonly for those companies is that they provide capital, skills and networks to local companies in the expansion phase. Mattias holds a BSc from Umeå University and has a board education focusing leadership and organization.

Patrik Nilsson

Patrik has more than 23 years of experience in the IT market of which the last 13 years as an entrepreneur and business angel. His competence profile is primarily in sales and marketing, however he has as well been involved in more than 10 different M&A activities in the Nordic IT Midmarket. In his early career Patrik worked as a sales manager for Kyocera Sweden and as a Global Enterprise Account Manager for Hewlett and Packard (HP). He holds a Diploma in Marketing from the IHM Business School. Since late 2018 Patrik works full-time as an investor out of his family office and he adds experience and funding to IT companies with proven strong growth opportunities.

Senior Advisors

Jorma Mobrin – Skyresponse

Jorma Mobrin

Mr Jorma Mobrin, founder of Mobrin IT AB, has worked for over 40 years in the telecom and IT industries. Since the early 1980’s he has held various director, vice president and general manager positions at Ericsson and Nokia.

Since 2000 he has been involved in general management, founding and seed funding of several Swedish high tech start ups.

Cofounder of the company and Chairman of the Board of Directors since the founding stage and COO since 2013.


Lars Wahlström

Lars has over 25 years of international experience in technology companies with a focus on software and SaaS/cloud businesses. The longest employment has been with Oracle where Lars led the build up of the Telecom and Media businesses, first in Europe Middle East & Africa and later globally. During this period Telecom became Oracle’s largest segment with high profitability (Oracle’s Telecom revenue is not far from that of Ericsson and similar companies but with comparatively extremely high profitability). Lars has had sales, business development and CEO roles over the years. Since 2012 Lars works as an independent advisor and has led a number of turn arounds and business development projects.


Patrik Sörqvist

Patrik has more than 20 years of experience of growth technology and startups. During that time, Patrik built world leading organizations and products at Mitel, Telepo, Global IP Sound and Ericsson. Over the course of his career, Patrik frequently presented at industry events in the area of cloud communications, digital transformation and VoIP/UC making him a recognized expert in the field. Patrik Sörqvist holds a M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden.