The Swedish Mobile Awards 2017


Tomas Bennich

Sweden Mobile Association

Tomas is the legendary founder of the Sweden Mobile Association. Tomas probably holds the title as The "Startup meets Investor" Networking Champion. 

farley duvall

White Bull

Farley is the co-founder and CEO of White Bull and has been making global connections in technology and innovation for more than 20 years. Farley also led the EMEA operations for Red Herring Magazine.

anna mossberg

Industry Head, Google

Anna is Head of Industry at Google Inc. She has deep experience about the mobile and digital industry from leading positions at Telia, Deutsche Telecom and as CEO of Bahnhof. 

Jennifer Kite-Powell

Jennifer is an international technology journalist and writer covering the intersection of technology and science with art, culture, health and the conntected world we live and work in. Jennifer is a technology contributor at Forbes and a ghost writer for a number of companies and tech and creative personaliites. Jennifer has access to the A-list in science and sci-fi films and have interviewed actors, directors and producers on films such as 20th Century Fox's film 'Hidden Figures', 'Atlita: Battle Angel' and National Geographic Channel's 'Genius'. You can follow her stories on or Twitter @jennalee.

marianne larsson

Innovation Director, Business Advisor, Project Manager Nordic Connected Health Star Track

Marianne Larsson is the Director of Innovation at Innovation Skåne - stimulating accellerating startups and innovation focused on connected health. Marianne is one of the leading profiles at the Mobile Heights Business Center and Nordic Connected Health Star Track.

Jana palm

Jana Palm is running Stugan, a world-class games accelerator in the middle of the Swedish woods. She has been there from the beginning and has helped build this unique project, which brings together talented game developers from all over the world and lets them work on their projects in an isolated place. Jana has previously studied at KTH and Masaryk University and has had a lifelong interest in games. She has also been a judge in a few game dev competitions like Indie Prize, Swedish Game Awards and Nordic Game Indie Sensation Award. She is a frequent guest and a speaker at international conferences like Casual Connect, Pocket Gamer. Jana has a strong international network within the games industry and has been invited to events in different parts of world (Taiwan, Jordan).
Jana enjoys playing all sorts of games, her all-time favorite game is Heroes of Might and Magic III. She speaks fluently 4 languages and is very interested in linguistics.

Ola Svedin

Ola Svedin, CEO of Mobile Heights is a passionate driver of the evolution of the mobile industry into the connected world and IoT. Ola has 25 years of experience from telecom, IT security, smart card, biometric and the space industries. He was the Program Manager for multiple mobile phones and modem chipsets at Ericsson and ST-Ericsson for a total of 10 years. He also served as CTO and Research and Development Director for 9 years at Precise Biometrics, a pioneer in implementing biometric applications in a smart card environment, going from start-up to becoming a world leading company in this field.

tord wingren

Serial entrepreneur and advisor for over 25 startups in southern Sweden. This living legend in wireless is the man behind the very first Bluetooth spec and holds a number of patents on related technologies. Tord is the Vice President and R&D Site Manager at Huawei in Lund.

magnus rehle


Magnus comes from telecom creating new business opportunities He is a thought leader in the industry and a frequent speaker in the media as well as on events like the Mobile World Congress - as expert in future payment solutions, big data, mobility and IOT.