Johan has over 7 years experience working with the City of Uppsala's cluster initiative within the ICT sector establishing new projects and attracting investments. He is responsible for engaging with the cities fast growing startup sector, as well as international collaborations between the city and research groups with a focus on scalability.
Today he is one of the main visionaries behind the cities intention to implement world class IOT and smart city initiatives throughout the region. This includes creating a platform where innovation testbeds can thrive through engaging with various cross disciplinary actors.
Johans background as an entrepreneur within the digital media sector gives him a pragmatic understanding of how to form effective public-private sector partnerships, as well as how digitalization will fuel smart city growth.