Eric Hjelmestam takes over as CEO from August first 2015
As part of MetaSolutions’ strategy to grow the company in both products and services, a marketing- and sales-experienced CEO has been recruited. Eric will take over after Hannes Ebner, one of the founders, and work close to customers and market. Hannes will put all focus on product strategies and customer solutions.
Johan Groth, chairman of the board in MetaSolutions AB, says “It’s great to have Eric in place as our new CEO. Eric has solid experience and competence from technology markets, and has been selling solutions and products at a senior level. With his background and experience, Eric will take responsibility to ensure that MetaSolutions will be a growing company.”
Eric Hjelmestam has a long, international career in the Telecommunications industry. Prior to MetaSolutions, he was the VP Product Management & Marketing in Tilgin, for several years, where he has gained experience from both embedded, server-based and cloud-based software. In addition, Eric has experience from Ericsson in various management positions.
Eric Hjelmestam has a positive outlook: ”Since establishing MetaSolutions, the two founders Hannes and Matthias have done a fantastic work paving the way for future growth.”
During 2014 MetaSolutions introduced EntryScape a linked data based data management platform, Mr Hjelmestam continues: “With EntryScape we have a good foundation to make MetaSolutions the leading information management company taking full leverage of the Linked Data technology stack. My focus will be to acquire new customers and establish new partnerships and bring new solutions to them. Our ambition is clear; we want to deliver the best Linked Data solution there is.”
Hannes Ebner, co-founder of MetaSolutions: “Bringing Eric on board is very valuable for us. It allows us to increase EntryScape’s market share, both nationally and internationally. We form a great team and have hit the ground running.”
For more information, please contact:
- Eric Hjelmestam, CEO, MetaSolutions AB, Cell +46 703 30 26 04
- Johan Groth, Chairman of the Board, MetaSolutions AB, Cell +46 708 23 57 11
About MetaSolutions AB
MetaSolutions creates solutions for data management. The main product EntryScape is an information management platform which builds on the Linked Data technology stack. Based on EntryScape, MetaSolutions offers advanced services to customers in both public and private sector. MetaSolutions was founded in 2011 as a spin-off from the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.