Zacco’s Board of Directors consists of eight persons:
five shareholder-elected members and three employee representatives.
Hans Blomberg is a partner in Eterna, one of Zacco’s investors. Hans has a M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering and Management with a focus on electrical engineering from the Linköping Institute of Technology and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Hans was one of the founders of European Equity Partners (EEP) a venture capital fund within technology and healthcare. Before that he worked with merger & acquisitions at Merril Lynch.
Jesper Kongstad is Industrial Advisor & Investor in Zacco. Jesper has a M.Sc. in Public Administration as well as a MPA from Harvard University. Before joining Zacco, Jesper held the position as Director General of the Danish Patent and Trademark Office as well as being the Chairman of the Administrative Council in the European Patent Organization. His extensive experience within and knowledge about the IP business, nationally as well as internationally, are invaluable assets in his role as board member.
Bengt Domeij is professor of private law at Uppsala University, since the year 2010. Before 2010 Domeij was for 10 years associate professor at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. In the years 2013 to 2015 Domeij was an expert in the Swedish governmental committee tasked with proposing a new Swedish Patent Act (SOU 2015:41) and making the necessary changes for implementation in Swedish law of the unitary patent. In addition to his academic and governmental appointments, Domeij is consulted by parties involved in legal disputes in the fields of patents, trade secrets and licensing.
Stefan Ölander is a former Marketing Director within both the Scandinavian bank SEB and the Kinnevik investment group. Stefan is also the founder of Rewir, which was Sweden’s leading branding agency. Stefan is now an investor and CEO at the Swedish listed solar energy company SolTech Energy. His breadth of experience in branding, sales and communication provide invaluable expertise in his role as board member. Stefan Ölander is furthermore one of Zacco’s investors.
Reinhold Geijer holds an M.Sc. in Business Administration from Stockholm School of Economics and has worked in the banking sector for more than 30 years. He has worked as the CEO of RBS Royal Bank of Scotland Nordic plc including CEO of Nordisk Renting AB and the CEO of Föreningssparbanken (todays Swedbank Group) as well as the CFO of Telia. Furthermore he has held positions at Ericsson Mobile Telephone Systems, SSAB Swedish Steel and Weyerhaeuser Integrated Forest Co in USA. He is a member of the board of the directors at British Swedish Chamber of Commerce, Swedish American Foundation, Foreign Bankers Association, BTS Group (Chairman) and Skandia.