Chief Executive Officer
Phone: +49 175 415 36 47
Schilling brings 20 years of experience of equity investment, strategic business development, architecture sales and marketing within the international communications market. He was most recently Director, Mobile Service Provider Sales & Business Development at Cisco and he has also held leading management positions in other global companies such as Motorola, ITT, Worldview Technology Partners, Bolt Beranek and Newman (BBN). Schilling holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Maryland. He completed graduate and postgraduate studies at the Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology, the International Institute for Management Development, INSEAD and the Marshall School of Business at USC.
Chief Financial Officer
Phone: +46 8 627 91 40
Sophie Rabenius brings to Birdstep more than 10 years of diversified finance experience and in her role as CFO her primary responsibility is to provide leadership and coordination in the business planning, accounting and budgeting efforts of the company. Prior to Birdstep Ms Rabenius has worked at positions at The Absolut Company, several financial institutions and her own consulting company. Since joining Birdstep in February 2010, she has also served as business controller and director of financial planning and analysis, working with both strategic matters and hands-on business controlling with primary focus on sales.
Ms Rabenius holds a Degree in Master of Science with a major in Business Administration.
Global HR Manager
Phone: +46 8 627 91 40
Maria Johansson brings to Birdstep a diversified expertise within HR with a strong focus on Talent Management, Recruitment and Employer Branding. Ms Johansson was awarded Best Employer Branding person in Sweden by Universum Awards 2010. Prior to Birdstep Ms Johansson has worked as HR specialist for Carnegie Investment Bank and as Program Manager for Africa Health and Community program.
Ms Johansson holds a degree in Human Resources from the University of Gothenburg.
VP Market Communications
Phone: +46 70 232 5998
Marie-Louise Nilsson-Kanon brings to Birdstep more than ten years of experience of diversified marketing & communications expertise in the IT and Telecom industry. Previous to Birdstep Ms Nilsson-Kanon served as Marketing Director at Kentor AB and Head of Marketing at Rosenberger Carlberg Group. She has also run her own consulting company offering small business startup marketing services, including web site design, logo design, copywriting, marketing plans etc.
Ms Nilsson-Kanon has also a financial background and served in the beginning of her career as Head of Accounting for a subsidiary within Ångpanneföreningen.
VP Engineering & Operations
Phone: +46 8 627 91 40
Anders Storm brings to Birdstep a broad background in operations
and engineering within the telecom and mobile communications industry. Mr. Storm comes from the position as Head of Development and IT of Tekis AB. Mr. Storm has also had an extensive career within
Sony Ericsson, having held a number of leading positions, most recently as Head of Program Management.
Mr. Storm holds a Master of Science in Computer Science and Engineering from Lund Institute of Technology.
Michael O. Jönsson
VP Sales US, Smart Mobile Data
Phone: +46 70 600 9723
Michael O. Jönsson have been active in the Telco arena since 19
89 and brings to Birdstep an extensive background in international sales and business development within the IT and Telecommunications sectors world-wide. Prior to Birdstep, Michael has worked as VP EMEA for Lavastorm / MDA and prior that several sales management positions within Ericsson Group - latest responsible for their fixed line business in Americas.
Michael Jönsson holds an MsC in Engineering from the Royal Danish Engineering Academy, Copenhagen, combined with later degrees within internal marketing & sales as well as management.
VP Sales EMEA, Smart Mobile Data
Phone: + 46 736 824 038
Tim has 17 years experience in sales, 15 of those in senior sales and sales management from various roles in IT and telecoms. Prior to Birdstep Tim has been Sales Director for Edgeware AB and mBlox in EMEA, MessageLabs in the UK and Area Business Manager for Cable & Wireless, also in the UK.
Tim's earliest experience however was as a naval avaitor in the Royal Navy attaining his flying wings and a 2:1Strategic Studies.
VP Global Sales, Secure Mobility
Phone: +358 50 575 1304
Sanna Tiilikainen joined Birdstep as VP Sales, SafeMove Finland in September 2011.
She brings to Birdstep more than 10 years of experience in international mobile telecom and IT industry and she has held several marketing and sales positions in Nokia, TBWA and Symbio. Prior joining Birdstep, Mrs. Tiilikainen held the position of VP, Sales in Valimo, a Gemalto Company.
Mrs. Tiilikainen holds a Master of Science in applied mathematics and scientific computing from University of Jyväskylä, Finland.