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Juha Christensen serves as a Venture Partner of Catagonia Capital GmbH. Juha Christensen serves as the Chief Executive Officer of CloudMade Ltd. Juha Christensen is Founder Sonopia Corporation and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. He is Co-Founder and Partner of Progression Partners. He Founded Cogniance, Inc. in February 2008. Juha Christensen was a Founding Venture Partner at Sunstone Capital A/S. He was a Venture Partner of Vækstfonden. He has driven and participated in multiple exits within mobile, software and Internet. Juha Christensen served as an Executive Vice President of Macromedia Inc. He served as the President and General Manager of Mobile and Devices unit of Macromedia since January 2004. He led the core team responsible for bringing together joint venture and was a Board Member and Executive Vice President in charge of product management, marketing, sales, business development, evangelism, and supplier relationships. Juha Christensen served as a Corporate Vice President of the mobile devices division at Microsoft Corporation, building its franchise in the mobile industry. He ran Microsoft Corporation's mobile platform efforts, bringing to market Pocket PC and Smartphone. Juha Christensen was also responsible for Microsoft's participation in several worldwide wireless standards bodies and developed the strategy for company-wide mobility solutions and scenarios. Before this, he wrote the business plan, led the negotiations that brought Nokia, Motorola, Ericsson, Sony, Samsung and others together to create Symbian, and co-founded Symbian Limited in 1998. Previously, Juha Christensen worked at Psion Plc, where he served as the Vice President of Licensing. He serves as the Chairman of ExpandIT Solutions A/S and CloudMade Ltd. He has been Chairman of Cogniance, Inc. since February 2008 and serves as its Director. He serves as a Director of Independent Dispatch, Inc., United Software Corporation and Pelican Imaging Corporation. Juha Christensen served as a Director of Teleca AB. since 2004 and Emerging Technologies AB. He served as the Chairman of VirtualLogix, Inc. since January 2010 and its Independent Director since 2008. He served as a Director of The Qt Company AS (a/k/a Qt Development Frameworks and Trolltech AS) since September 2005. He served as a Director of Action Engine Corporation and Unwire. Juha Christensen is an experienced Coach and Board Member to Chief Executive Officers, providing sparring in areas like strategy, scaling companies, offshore development, and constructing high performance teams. He is an entrepreneur, industrial thought leader, and a key pioneer in the development of mobile operating systems and wireless applications. Juha Christensen has broad senior management, Board level, and investment expertise across Europe, the United States, and Asia. He has voted as one of the 25 most influential Europeans in Technology by Time Magazine. He studied Business Administration at London Business School, specializing in strategy, finance, new venture development and dynamic modeling.

Jobs (6)


Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Mar, 2008 - Current   (over 9 years)

Chairman & Founder

Feb, 2008 - Current   (over 9 years)
Board Member and Executive Vice President
Apr, 2005
Apr, 2008
Chairman & Founder
Apr, 2000
Dec, 2003
Corporate VP, Mobile Devices Division

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Investments (1)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Feb, 2017undisclosed amount / Convertible NotePersonal Investment

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