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Jan Eric Claesson
Jan has more than 30 years of experience as a transformational leader specializing in technology and healthcare.

At A Glance

  • Lived and worked in three countries; established business across Europe and provided global executive leadership
  • Board member and CEO for healthcare technology company
  • Multiple executive roles at Microsoft including director responsible for the 10 largest OEM customers worldwide
  • EVP and officer for a public wireless company
  • CEO of a gaming company
  • Country manager in France for a medical device company
  • 20 years as board member with for-profit and not-for-profit organizations

Key Leadership Accomplishments

  • Bought a struggling development company to a $70 million valuation providing technology platform and BPO service as a board member, then CEO
  • Transformed a multinational division to 12% positive contribution from a 60% loss while the market cap doubled to $400 million
  • Grew B2B business from $100 million to $280 million in 18 months by leveraging “carrot & stick” and “high touch-low cost” programs
  • Built a market leader from a chapter 11 bankruptcy by defining and pursuing a new market exceeding 10 million units as CEO
  • Re-shaped the culture and re-engineered a global technical organization resulting in 72% productivity gain while improving customer satisfaction by 40% (launched 1-to-many services that currently produce over $1 billion annually)
  • Negotiated and signed strategic commercial contract in the wireless space, ensuring the future of the company while raising of $30 million in capital
  • Negotiated and closed contract with 10 largest OEM clients in the world for a new operating system ensuring annual revenues in excess of $2 billion

Bio

Jan Claesson has more than 30 years of experience as a transformational leader specializing in technology and healthcare. Throughout his career, Jan has acquired a personal trademark to develop highly effective leadership teams and to modernize organizations to higher levels of performance. Claesson’s three decades of global executive leadership roles include computer software, professional services, medical devices, BPO, healthcare plans and providers, SaaS and cloud services, wireless infrastructure, mobility, HIT and gaming. B2B and B2C channels include direct, VARs, VADs, OEMs and partners. Jan holds a degree from the Business School of Gothenburg, Sweden He completed graduate and PhD credits in finance and international marketing and is proficient in French, Swedish and German.