Lars Sjögreen

Head of product development, Stockholm

Lars is responsible for overseeing all aspects of product development and technical operations within Akvo, In this role, he manages the teams responsible for developing and operating our digital products, ranging from concept management to operations of the digital platform.

Lars has a great deal of experience in software development, having worked in the industry since 1995. Prior to joining Akvo, he was most recently the CTO of the vehicle e-trade startup, Garantibil Sverige AB. His prior roles include software developer, CEO, game developer and computer textbook author. He has also served as a board member for a number of companies and organisations, including Jayway Stockholm AB, Funded By Me and Svenska Kyrkans Press AB. Lars is one of the founders of Stockholm Makerspace.

Lars studied informatics, media and communications science, sociology, philosophy and english at Umeå University. He is also a certified scrum master. Lars is based in Stockholm. Follow him @barse