Karl A. Johannesson
Karl Johannesson (K.J) is a seasoned corporate CEO level coach and management consultant acting as an advisor and/or NED for global businesses and start- ups for more than 25 years. He has worked in 40 countries including Europe, US, Russia, Asia, Central Asia, China and Japan. KJ specializes in providing full-service CXO level support, covering strategy, marketing, finance and restructuring including corporate/financial/M&A strategy, development of business plans, fund raising, competitive analysis and creative team building.
His portfolio of long-term assignments for global blue-chips, governments and start-ups in ICT & Finance & Space includes well-known brands such as Google, Ericsson, Samsung, LG, Nokia, Mitsui, SK telecom, Tella Sonera, Beeline, Hughes Aircraft, Sumitomo, Mitsui, Oracle, Mail.ru, Qualcomm, Sony, EBRD, EIB, OPIC, Goldman Sachs, Yandex, Rambler and CrossLend and Coinplus. Founder of several start-ups with successful exits, significant M&A experience, expert in applied Fintech R&D, Investor and since 2017 ICO Advisor. Speaks French, German, Swedish, Russian, English and Luxembourgish.