The Leadership Team
Liselotte Hägertz Engstam, Chairman of the Board, Digoshen
Co-Founder of Digoshen and Independent Board Member at listed and non-listed companies with global reach. Partner in Venture Capital Company and Startup Business Coach with background from International Executive Leadership positions at HCL Technologies (India) and IBM (US).
Liselotte is passionate about digitally influenced business strategies, innovation, global collaboration and bridging the corporate and the entrepreneurial world.
Katy Caroan, CEO, Digoshen
Co-founder of Digoshen, Executive Coach and Digital Strategist Partner in Caroan Consulting with background in Management Consulting and International Business HR Leadership roles at IBM and Accenture.
Katy is passionate about advancing leaders, digital strategies and bringing more entrepreneurship into the corporate world.
We proudly present our Digoshen Business Partners who are adding value to our customers by co-creating and co-delivering products and services.
Christina Lindstedt is a professional board director in listed, PE owned and start-up companies. In addition, Christina acts as an angel investor and she offers business advisory services through her own company, XploreBiz AB. As advisor, her focus is on supporting companies to grow internationally by developing their business strategies and by adding new opportunities through a structured assessment and prioritization process. It also entails developing further the customers’ product management functions and developing strategic, external partnerships. Christina also focuses particularly on China, after having worked there for four years.
She brings 20 years of experience from global business leadership roles at AB Electrolux, Sony Ericsson and Sony where she has developed various international businesses, mature and immature through phases of strong growth and of rationalization. Christina has always worked internationally and is passionate about cross cultural leadership, developing successful businesses, brands and teams as well as bridging the corporate and entrepreneurial world. At present Christina serves as an independent Board Director of the Finnish listed EMS company Scanfil Oyj, the PE owned company QleanAir Scandinavia and the early stage company Minalyze AB.
Leif Fågelstedt offers business and marketing support acts as an Advisor to established companies and start-ups who want to achieve their targets, differentiate themselves from the competition and leverage the opportunities that a digital transformation can generate. He draws from over 30 years of experience in the IT, telecommunication and media sectors and has deep knowledge from more than 12 years of leadership experience in the advertising industry.
Prior to founding his consulting company in 2010, Leif was responsible for building Nokia’s worldwide services strategy, brand and solutions portfolio. He led the Nokia Siemens Networks business units and industry teams as Head of Global Marketing. He was appointed COO of BLYK – the world’s first advertising-funded mobile operator for young people. During 10 years with IBM, Leif held several leadership positions, including Marketing Executive for Global Services EMEA, Worldwide Marketing Communications Executive for Server Group and Head of Worldwide Marketing Planning based at the IBM Headquarters in Armonk, USA.
Pia is a professional Board Director at listed, state-owned and startup companies, as well as the Founder, Advisor and Executive Coach at Gideon & Partners. She has extensive international experience from the Telecom industry including more than 10 years at Ericsson in Sweden and in the US as the VP of Communication where she also pioneered digital marketing. She is the Chairman of listed Real Estate corporation Klövern and the Chairman of the Audit Committee at Svevia and Metria.
Today Pia is actively involved as a Board Director in the digital healthcare startup MinDoktor.se, in the DNA sequencing analysis company Qlucore and in the listed storage & cloud services company Proact IT. Pia is a Fellow at Institute of Coaching, McLean/Harvard Medical School. Moreover, Pia is responsible for the education of Board Chairmen at the Swedish Association of Board Directors. She is also a mentor and Chairman of the Executive Women Conference at the Swedish American Chamber of Commerce in New York.
Håkan is a board director, as well as business advisor and leadership consultant. His focus is on business renewal and turn-arounds, establishing and developing entire new businesses, and driving strategic change within enterprises and organizations. He brings more than 25 years of hands-on operational experience from doing and leading international business within telecommunications and adjacent industries. Håkan has held several senior leadership positions within the Ericsson group, such as head of business unit, legal company president, and board member of companies, as well as having cross-group functional responsibilities on Ericsson corporate level. Håkan’s latest role within Ericsson, before leaving to pursue his own business back in 2015, was as Vice President New Business development & Innovation at Ericsson’s Group Function Strategy.
Presently Håkan is a board member of the following Swedish companies: Marginalen AB, the holding company of a group active in Sweden, Norway, Finland and the Baltics, providing financial and other related services; Marginalen Bank Bankaktiebolag, a bank for consumers as well as enterprise customers; Bergenstråhle Group AB, the holding company of a group providing services to help protect and increase the value of the intellectual capital assets of enterprises; and Toborrow AB, a fintech company facilitating marketplace lending with focus on enterprise loans.