Brighter’s Leadership team.

Erik Lissner – Acting CEO

Erik Lissner is a strong leader and brings extensive CEO and executive level experience from large and small technology-driven publicly traded companies. He has worked most of his career within the MedTech sector, where he has been responsible for managing both start up’s and up to USD 75 million businesses with a focus on international B2B sales of security and medical device capital equipment, consumables and services on a global basis, both on a direct and indirect basis. Most recently, Erik was the Director and Executive Advisor at Oxygy. Prior to that, he was the CEO of Papilly (Publ) and CEO of Biosensor Applications (Publ). Additionally, Erik has vast experience from various management positions within Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices. Erik holds an Executive MBA from Stockholm School of Economics and a BCS from Stockholm University.

Christopher Robinson – Interim CFO

Christopher is an entrepreneurial finance professional with more than 20 years of experience working in fast growing international environments. He has assisted Nordic enterprises to grow in Brazil and Latin America and most recently he held the position as Interim CFO at Technicorum (a blockchain advisory company) and prior to that he was Senior Financial/Business controller at Vattenfall. He brings with him financial experience from companies such as Bonnier Broadcasting, Spotify, Byggmax and E*Trade.

Christopher holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University and both an MBA and an MSc in Finance from Northeastern University.

Jonas Johansson – Head of Operations
Jonas holds a MSc in Information System Sciences from Luleå University of Technology in Sweden. He has over 15 years of experience from various leading development positions, primarily in medtech, and has previously worked with corporations such as St. Jude Medical, Saab and Elekta. Jonas is leading Brighter’s R&D team, ensuring that Brighter delivers high quality products and stays in the forefront of change.

Dragan Zdravkovic – Head of Medical Affairs

Dragan, MD with MSc in endocrinology, is a highly experienced pharma professional with more than 17 years of experience in top innovative pharma companies in different roles in Medical Affairs, Clinical Research and Business. Passionate about addressing challenges and unmet needs in diabetes management, Dragan leads Medical Affairs at Brighter, providing scientific insights and medical background to support the company in reaching its mission – introducing data-driven solutions for smarter treatment of chronic conditions with positive impact on global healthcare.

Maja Roslund – Head of People and Culture

Employee-experience specialist Maja is on a mission to grow our business by bringing out the best in everyone at Brighter, and helping the company to shine as a sustainable employer brand. Maja has studied leadership, pedagogy and organizational development, specializing in organizational-behavior management. She has worked in a variety of HR leadership and cultural-transformation roles, including serving as interim CEO of an HR-consulting firm, and establishing a subsidiary company in Sweden and China for Unilever brand Blueair.

Marie-Louise Kanon – Head of Communication and Brand

Marie-Louise has more than 20 years of experience holding various leading marketing and communication positions in both the private and public sector. She acted many years in the IT & Telecom industry but most recently as Head of Communication Media & PR in the Entertainment industry. As a driven communicator she has successfully developed several companies’ brand and communications strategy and also run her own consultant company.

Åsa Svedenheim – Head of Sales & Marketing

Åsa has held various leading positions in the telecom industry with many years of experience in how a connected world enables new business models. After working for Ericsson and Siemens she held the position as BU Manager Medical Endoscopy Group at Olympus Sweden and supported high-tech companies with go-to-market strategies, market analysis and business models at KTH Innovation. She also runs her own consultant firm offering interim management, sales, leadership and business development to both high tech and start-up companies.

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