The heart of our company is our people. Telenor Connexion consists of more than 100 extremely talented, devoted and motivated individuals who continue to move the company forward with innovative new ideas and new solutions that benefit our customers and employees alike. The Telenor Connexion management team is a highly qualified group with a passion for connected business solutions and experience from a number of various industries.
Our Management Team
Mats Lundquist, CEO
Mats Lundquist has worked in the IT and telecom industry for more than 15 years. Prior to taking on the position as CEO at Telenor Connexion in September 2015, he served as Head of Telenor Sweden’s Broadband & TV division. Mats joined Telenor in 2007. Prior to this he held positions as CEO at TDC Song, Song Networks and Vattenfall’s telecom business. He started his career at McKinsey working as a strategy consultant for 8 years. Mats holds a Master of Science from Stockholm School of Economics.
Karin Bjernbäck D’Hondt has 10 years of experience in Finance and Business development within the Telecom industry. Previous experiences include management positions in companies such as Sting Networks (now part of Bahnhof). Karin joined Telenor Connexion in 2009. Prior to taking on the position as CFO she held the position Head of Business Control. She holds Master degrees in Business Administration and Economics as well as in Computer and System Sciences.
As Chief Legal Officer Luciana Widengren is responsible for legal services to the global organization engaging in negotiations and closing major agreements and partnerships. She also advises on legal and compliance issues consistent with international laws, regulations, and Telenor policies. Luciana is engaged both in the GSMA global and the European working groups on policy and regulation for IoT. Her dedicated work within these working groups has helped form and drive GSMA’s global position on policy and regulation for IoT.
Rickard Widerberg has worked within Telenor since 2000. Prior to taking on the position as Chief Marketing Officer in Telenor Connexion, he has held various positions within Business Development (M2M and telematics), Marketing, Sales and Product Development at Telenor Sweden. Previous experiences include heading the Sales Support and Business Development unit at Hydro for End customer Electricity Operations in Sweden. Rickard holds a Master of Business Administration with a major in IT and Management from Blekinge Institute of Technology.
As Chief Technology Officer, Martin Whitlock leads Telenor Connexion’s global technology team, driving major technology-enabled initiatives as part of the company’s expanding business strategy. Martin has extensive experience from the telecom industry. Prior to taking on this role, he held the position as Director at Northstream, where he was responsible for strategy assessments, sourcing projects and change management engagements with a broad range of clients. Martin holds a Master of Science degree in Industrial Engineering and Management with major in Radio Communications Systems at the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm. firstname.lastname@example.org
Before joining Telenor Connexion in 2014 Robert Bellwaldius held the same position at Maingate. Bellwaldius has extensive experience from the telecommunication industry. During 15 years at Europolitan, next to be Vodafone Sweden and now Telenor, he held positions as Head of Product Marketing, Head of IT and Head of Product and System Development. Robert also has a background from the Swedish Defense Industry. He holds a Master of Science in Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering from Linköping University.
As Chief Human Resources Officer Karin Stenklef oversees all aspects of human resource management, policies and practices for our company. Karin Stenklef has 15 years of experience within the HR field from several different industries such as telematics, medtech, shipping and retail. Most prior to joining Telenor Connexion, Karin worked for Johnson & Johnson Group. Karin holds a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration from the University of Gothenburg.
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