Introducing the Team

  • Anders Olin - President - Enterprise Division

    Anders Olin

    President - Enterprise Division

    As President of the Enterprise Division of CLX, Anders leads all aspects of the business.

    Anders Olin brings 20+ years of experience from the telecom and IT industry with a background in international business, multi culture leadership, and business turnarounds. He became a top 200 Ericsson Executive in 2001 as general manager for the AT&T account. In 2004 he was promoted to lead Ericsson’s largest account, Vodafone group. He has held board member positions for local companies in Europe, lead the Telenor global account turnaround from 2010, and in 2014 he took over product area responsibility for Telecom Core, the 2nd largest product area. Anders holds an MSC in electrical engineering from Royal Institute of Technology.

    Anders sits on our Group Management team, find out more here.

  • Robert Gerstmann - Chief Evangelist & Co-Founder

    Robert Gerstmann

    Chief Evangelist & Co-Founder

    Robert Gerstmann is the Chief Evangelist & Co-Founder of CLX Communications. As a founder of the company, Robert is a true brand ambassador for CLX, he drives the business growth strategy by providing input and direction to our product and technology roadmaps.

    Robert has an extensive international grounding and 15 years of experience within the mobile and IT sector. Prior to co-founding CLX Networks, Robert has held commercial management positions at Mblox as the director of the global mobile messaging business line and Netgiro/Digital River. Robert holds an MSc in Industrial Engineering and Management from the Linköping Institute of Technology.

  • Rob Malcolm - VP Marketing & Online Sales

    Rob Malcolm

    VP Marketing & Online Sales

    Rob Malcolm is responsible for global marketing, branding, thought leadership and all online sales at CLX Communications.

    Rob has held a variety of roles in mobile messaging industry throughout his career and had built a wealth of expertise in the technology and messaging sector. After 15 years at Mblox, holding management positions ranging from Sales, Engineering to Commercial Operations, Rob joined CLX following the acquisition in 2016. As a board member for the MEF, Rob is highly active in shaping the industry and often contributes in blogging and speaking events on innovation in messaging. Rob holds a BSc in Electronic Engineering from the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal in South Africa.

  • Neil Warner - VP Global Customer Relationships

    Neil Warner

    VP Global Customer Relationships

    As VP of Global Customer Relationships, Neil Warner is responsible for championing our focus and engagement with key strategic customers across all regions.

    Neil has extensive experience in various technical roles with McAfee, HSBC Bank and Sainsbury’s and has over ten years of industry experience within Mobile Messaging. Prior to joining CLX Communications Neil ran the Global Service Management and Technical Account Management teams at Mblox.

  • Petter Bengtsson - Regional VP Americas

    Petter Bengtsson

    Regional VP Americas

    Petter Bengtsson is our VP of the Americas region. Petter leads our US Enterprise Sales team and has responsibility for client acquisition and retention in the region.

    Petter has a strong international background in telecoms with local experience from many parts of the world. He gained his experience within the mobile industry mainly at Ericsson where he held various sales roles and also successfully designed and ran integration projects with numerous operators. Before joining CLX he was responsible for Ericsson’s provision portfolio in Middle East and Africa. Petter holds an MSc in Engineering from the Linköping Institute of Technology.

  • Pedro Carmo e Silva - VP Operator Relations

    Pedro Carmo e Silva

    VP Operator Relations

    Pedro Carmo e Silva is VP Operator Relations and responsible for all CLX activities with mobile operator partners globally.

    He has 15 year’s experience from fast growing companies in the international telecommunications industry. Before joining CLX Pedro headed up of the quality assurance business unit at Ascade, later CSG International, taking CSG’s SMS and voice testing tools from launch to being the standard testing solution for telecom communication providers worldwide. As part of the Ascade management team he was also closely involved in CSG’s acquisition of Ascade in 2013. Pedro holds an MSc in Industrial Engineering and Management from Chalmers University of Technology.

  • Joakim Boalt - VP Prod Ops & Customer Support

    Joakim Boalt

    VP Prod Ops & Customer Support

    Joakim Boalt is VP Product Operations & Customer Support and responsible for the daily operation of the company including development, service operations and client support.

    Joakim has close to two decades of mobile industry experience from both the application and infrastructure spaces. Joakim has previously worked with product management and service deployment at companies such as Aspiro and Mblox. He holds an MSc in Computer Science from the Stockholm Royal Institute of Technology.

  • Jonas Lindeborg - VP Engineering

    Jonas Lindeborg

    VP Engineering

    As VP of Engineering, Jonas Lindeborg has responsibility for the CLX infrastructure and development of our in-house tools, ensuring we can offer customers the very best in products and services.

    Jonas has over 25 years of software development and management experience from a range of businesses, from tech start-ups to Fortune 100 global companies. In 2000, Jonas joined Symbian, where he was responsible for the UIQ Technology software development team, growing it from a handful of engineers into a global 380 person organization delivering the UI and app platform for Sony Ericsson and Motorola smartphones. Jonas joined Mashmobile in Lund, Sweden in 2008 and was part of the team Mblox acquired in 2010. In 2016 Mblox was acquired by CLX and become the VP of Engineering. Jonas holds an MBA in Leading Innovation from the Stockholm School of Economics.

  • Sean Gowran - Regional VP APAC

    Sean Gowran

    Regional VP APAC

    Sean Gowran is responsible for revenue growth and new customer acquisition in the APAC region.

    Sean has extensive experience in many aspects of the ICT industry. He has held roles in R&D, Sales and Executive Leadership during his 30 year international career at Ericsson. Sean has a combined 16 years based in several countries in Asia.

  • Melissa Hasic - VP Business Operations

    Melissa Hasic

    VP Business Operations

    As VP of Business Operations Melissa Hasic is responsible of our financial planning, business analysis and securing our financial growth.

    Melissa joined CLX from the acqusition of CPaaS startup Sinch, where she was the Head of Finance before joining CLX. She has 10 years’ experience within various finance roles, mostly from the telecoms, tax and financial institution space.

    Melissa has a Bachelors degree in Finance from Södertörn University.

  • Nicklas Molin - Regional VP EMEIA

    Nicklas Molin

    Regional VP EMEIA

    Nicklas Molin is responsible for revenue growth and new customer acquisition in the EMEIA region.

    Nicklas joined CLX from the acquisition of CPaaS startup Sinch, where he was VP Sales and Marketing. He has 10+ years’ valuable experience in the payment, banking and fintech space. Past roles have included heading up the Sales and Marketing function for the Online and Retail Payments division at PayEx, prior to leading the go-to-market team at start-up company, Wallit.

    Nicklas has a Masters in Computer Science and a Bachelor in Finance at Stockholm University and Royal Institute of Technology.

  • Dave Colclough - VP Program Management

    Dave Colclough

    VP Program Management

    Dave Colclough is responsible for securing the success of strategic cross functional projects / M&A integrations, driving continuous cross operational efficiencies and championing operational excellence.

    Dave is a results driven executive leader with over 12 years senior management experience in telecoms and overall two decades experience in the IT industry. Prior to CLX, Dave was a member of the Dialogue Communications Leadership Team and joined CLX as part of the company’s acquisition in May 2017.

    Dave holds a BSc in Physics from the University of Sheffield in the UK.

  • Daniel Forsman - COO Sinch

    Daniel Forsman

    COO Sinch

    Daniel Forsman is the Chief Operating Officer of Sinch at Rebtel Networks AB. Daniel previously worked as Vice President of R&D at Rebtel Networks AB.

    Daniel began his career at mobile software company Sendit, which was acquired by Microsoft for $150m in 1999. He went on to spend the better part of the decade with Sendit in Redmond, WA, holding several management positions. In his most recent role as a Senior Lead Program Manager for Windows, he spearheaded the global implementation of mobile services, including Windows Live Messenger and Windows Live Hotmail.

    He holds an MSc in Computer Engineering from Luleå University of Technology.

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