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Digitalization

With digitalization, we mean the process of extreme transformation our society is facing. With internet for all (4g/5g) and all things (IoT) in combination with the rapid development of increased computing power (Quantum computers), industrially produced IT services (cloud services), effective communication (social media), and artificial intelligence (AI), enables completely new, secure (PKI , Block Chain), digital value chains (Disruptive Innovation) this affects everything and everyone – nations, organizations, companies and individuals significantly more than any previous industrial revolution.

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Alexander Kehrer

CEO

Alexander has extensive experience in building organizations, drive growth and lead sales teams in various
senior positions within IT and Telecom. Alexander most recently had a position as Sales Director for the Corporate
Division at Telenor, Sweden. He has previously been CEO of TDC Hosting and before that he held various positions at
Ericsson, 3 and Framfab. Alexander has a Master of Science in Business and Economics from the International
Economics program at the University of Uppsala.

Alexander.kehrer@cloudrepublic.com

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Ari Liukko

Business development & Board

Ari has solid experience of digital services and entrepreneurship. He has co-founded and led several
international IT companies, among others Tele5 in Sweden, Core Change in the US and Servage in Germany. Ari also
has experience of taking a company from a startup to become a listed company. Ari has a Master of Science from the
Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm with specialization in Elektro and Computering with a thesis in
artificial intelligence.

ari.liukko@cloudrepublic.com

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Viveka Elfström

CFO

Viveka has both the experience to serve as CFO of listed companies as well as experience from KPMG. She
founded, and runs, Consoldia, a successful accounting firm.

Viveka.elfstrom@cloudrepublic.com

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Peter Peldan

R&D

Peter is Associate Professor and has a PhD in theoretical physics. His first career was as a scientist and
theoretical physicist, recently at Penn State University, which at the time was the world’s center for research
on black holes. Peter has published several articles in leading scientific publications, mostly on theoretical
mathematical models of black holes. In 1997 he began his second career as an advanced software developer. His
specialty is the combination of advanced mathematical models and complex software. Peter is responsible for
developing our patent pending algorithm digitization index and “big data” solutions.

peter@cloudrepublic.com

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Vanessa Folkesson

Digital transformation & Franchise

Vanessa has extensive experience in developing digital business models for clients in an international context,
and is also a sought-after lecturer in the subject. Vanessa has worked as a strategic advisor and has held various
positions at McKinsey & Co., Microsoft and Google among others. Vanessa has an MBA from Boston University and
has a degree in Management from Harvard University.

Vanessa.folkesson@cloudrepublic.com

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Tomas Ward

Board

Thomas Ward has extensive management and business experience from various organizations, from startups to global
organizations in roles as sales director, division manager or CEO, from the company CSC, Cambridge, Banctech,
Bioservo and others. He has created proven commercial success, and has deep experience in bridging the gap between
development and commercialization, building organizations and creating value in the company. Thomas Ward is an
economist (MBA) from Uppsala and Gothenburg University, as well as on the board of a number of companies.

tomas.ward@cloudrepublic.com

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Carsten Webering

CRM & ERP

Carsten Webering has more than 26 years of experience in system development in a wide range of environments. He
has helped companies such as Telia and American Express in New York with major development and integration
projects. Recently, Carsten worked with SAP CRM with more focus on social media, marketing and networking. Carstens
skills range from pure programming and system architecture to operational and process development. Carsten is a
graduate from the System Science Programme at Stockholm University.

Carsten.webering@cloudrepublic.com

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Rahul Malhotra

Advisory Board

Rahul is the founder and CEO of Aress Software, an Indian company with representation in the USA and UK with
about 500 employees. Aress provides technical support and design, support, maintenance and development of web
services and mobile applications. Rahul has over twenty years experience in the IT and manufacturing industry. He
has a Master of Science degree in IT and is currently getting his doctorate in computer science. He has extensive
experience working with cloud services and hosting providers around the world.

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