Ownit-founder Stefan Tengvall joins Telness Tech as Chief Strategy Officer.
Stockholm, January 2024. Telness Tech, the newly established and rapidly growing Swedish tech company in the telecom sector, is pleased to announce that Stefan Tengvall, one of Sweden's strongest entrepreneurial profiles, is joining Telness Tech as Chief Strategy Officer (CSO). In just one year, Telness Tech has successfully launched over 11 mobile operators and secured their first international client. Stefan will assist Telness Tech with strategy and decision-making as they continue to expand into new markets.
Stefan Tengvall, one of Sweden's foremost entrepreneurial profiles, takes on an operational role as CSO. He has successfully scaled tech companies internationally on multiple occasions, including Scrive and the British broadband provider Hyperoptic. Stefan is also a co-founder of the internet service provider Ownit, which was successfully sold to telecom giant Telenor in 2012, and he has an extensive background in the telco industry. Since then, Stefan has played crucial roles as an investor, CEO, and board chairman in several B2B and SaaS companies.
Martina Klingvall, CEO and founder of Telness Group expressed her enthusiasm for Stefan joining Telness Tech. "Stefan choosing to take on an operational role at Telness Tech is a sign of success. In just one year, Telness Tech has launched over 11 mobile operators, including our first international client. We have also built a pipeline of over 150 million SEK in a short time, indicating significant demand for our software, and we need to scale up well in. Stefan's expertise will be invaluable as we secure the strategic decisions and investments needed for our expansion into new markets."
As Telness Tech continues its international expansion, Stefan will work closely with Martina Klingvall.
Stefan Tengvall commented on his new role at Telness Tech, "I am excited to be part of Telness Tech during this critical expansion phase. The company's commitment to innovation and scalable growth drew me to an operational role, something I wouldn't do for just any company. I believe in businesses that always prioritize the customer, and the fact that Telness Tech's solutions have enabled Europe's most satisfied customers lays the foundation for significant growth."
Stefan will play a crucial role in Telness Tech's leadership team, utilizing his extensive financial expertise and experience to support the group's ambitious growth.
Martina Klingvall, CEO, and founder of Telness Group, concludes: "Mobile operators continue to digitize rapidly, and in the Nordics, we have a high maturity in digital customer experiences, which is not the case in other telecom markets. Therefore, we see massive demand and potential for our product internationally – and we aim to capitalise on this momentum."
About Telness Tech
Telness Tech is the software company behind the highest-rated digital mobile operator in Europe, Telness, (4.9/5 on Trustpilot) and was originally founded in 2016. Telness Tech enables cloud-based mobile operators (MVNOs) and other telecommunications companies to launch fully digital user-centric solutions that maximize customer satisfaction and minimize OPEX through full automation. As the only fully automated platform on the market, we help telecom companies reduce costs by up to 80%, shorten time to market to 2 months, and increase customer satisfaction by x3.
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