The Netnod Board
Anders is Chair of the Netnod Board and has been a member of the Netnod Board for over 15 years. He received his law degree at Stockholm University and is currently a partner at Wollsén Albinsson Advokatbyrå, where he has been since 2016.
Prior to Wollsén Albinsson, Anders spent 26 years at Foyen Advokatbyrå. Anders has also held positions at Sveriges Riksbank, (Swedens Central bank), Riksgälden, (Swedish National Debt Office), and SEB, amongst others.
Anders’ extensive knowledge within business law in relation to Netnod’s juridical matters is valuable to the Netnod Board. Anders is Chair of the Netnod Board and has been a member of the Netnod Board for over 15 years.
Mikael Abrahamsson is Senior Expert IP Routing at Deutsche Telekom in their Terastream project. He is active in the IETF, mainly in IPv6-related working groups, and is on the board of .SE, the Swedish ccTLD operator.
Previously he worked at Tele2 and at TDC Nordic, Song Networks and Arrowhead with everything from core IP routing, optical transport, access solutions both residential and corporate (ETTH/ADSL/SHDSL) and mobile networks. He co-founded SOLIX, an alternative IX to Netnod in Stockholm around the year 2000. Mikael studied at Lund University where he was also a systems administrator and on the board of the local university computer club, DF.
Hafsteinn Jonsson is a senior advisor within telecom and broadband networks. Hafsteinn has experience as CEO of both private and municipal companies. For ten years he headed the municipal fibre network in Karlstad as well as being active in The Swedish Local Fibre Alliance (SSNF), an association for network owners engaged in the development of a broadband infrastructure in Sweden. In 2014 the association awarded Hafsteinn with the prize Entrepreneur of the Year.
Hafsteinn has extensive experience in business development, marketing, sales and product management both in and outside of Sweden. He is a co-founder of Phaze AdNet helping municipal networks and network owners to enhance their business and market strategy. His key skills are to establish solid client relations and to be innovative in addressing market changes.
Stefan has many years of experience developing and growing companies, with a strong background in venture capital as one of the founding partners of Creandum. He also has experience from dozens of direct engagements in start-ups as a VC and a business angel.
Stefan has broad experience from various managerial positions at global technology giants such as IBM, Cisco and Microsoft. Today he shares his time between direct involvement in growing companies as an advisor and board member, and advising the ecosystem around startups, from international VC’s to supporting national and local initiatives.
Karen Rose has been working to make the Internet better for over 20 years. She is currently Principal of Zynia Digital, a consultancy specializing in Internet policy, technology, and international development.
She was previously Senior Director of Strategic Development and Business Planning at the Internet Society. Among other projects, Karen created and led ISOC's work on Internet interconnection and traffic exchange in emerging economies, which increased Internet exchange point development and peering in Africa and Latin America. She also co-founded the African Interconnection and Peering Forum (AfPIF) with her colleague Michuki Mwangi.
From 1996 - 2002, Karen worked on Internet infrastructure policy at the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA). She was co-author Management of Internet Names and Addresses, the U.S. statement of policy that introduced global competition in domain name services and fostered the creation of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).
Karen holds an MBA from the University of Auckland (NZ), a MA in Telecommunications Science, Management and Policy from Northwestern University (USA), and a BA in media from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (USA).
Anders Rosendal is Manager of IP & Transmission Design at Telenor Sweden. He is responsible for all packet transport within Telenor and Bredbandsbolaget and has more than 20 years of experience as both manager and expert within the IP and Ethernet domain.
As part of the Telenor group, he provided IP expertise to Malaysia’s DiGi Telecom. During the early years of the millennium, he was instrumental in the technical development of the fast growing ISP Bostream. His career started as a Systems Engineer at Umeå Kommun and Umeå University.