With over 20 years of experience leading software development and sales operations, Mikael Carlsson is passionate about helping clients leverage new technologies to become software centric innovators with a focus on digital customer experiences. He was most recently with GlobalLogic Inc. as Sr. Vice President & General Manager leading a Business Unit focused on driving digital innovation consulting and software development services for large multinational companies.
Mikael previously spent fourteen years shaping the product development services business at Tieto Corporation, a global digital services company, including leading the global sales operations and establishing its North American business. He held the position of Vice President and General Manager for Tieto’s Networking and Connected Products business unit, where he led an 800 person strong software engineering operation. Mikael has also been instrumental in several start-ups and, for example, built a pioneering automotive software company that completed a successful IPO and was later acquired by Teradyne Inc.
Mikael studied at IHM Business School and Stockholm University he earned his MBA from Henley Business School at the University of Reading.