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Head of Columbus Care & Columbus Denmark

Marianne Woldbye Tholin

Marianne Woldbye Tholin is Head of Columbus Care globally and Columbus Denmark. Marianne's experience ranges from start-up companies through acquisitions for operational optimization. She always focuses on achieving the maximum potential of people and resources to create sustainable change and value. Marianne has developed, built and transformed IT service companies for more than 25 years. She has significant experience and has previously held senior positions in KMD, Trgy Insurance, Tieto Norway and India. Marianne holds a Master of Engineering - Computer Science.

Head of Columbus Sweden

Markus Jakobson

Markus is Head of Columbus Sweden. Markus was previously the Nordic Head of Intentia Consulting Sweden AB and previously had various positions in management, marketing and sales at Intentia and IBM Svenska AB.

Head of Columbus Norway

Erling Schjetne

Erling Schjetne is Head of Columbus Norway. He started working for iStone (now Columbus) in 2014 and has held the position as Head for Columbus´ Commerce operation in Norway, building it from scratch since 2014. He also initiated and built Columbus’ operation in Poland serving as managing director in Columbus Poland for 2 years.

Erling has more than 25 years of experience in the IT industry with various sales & management positions in companies such as Unisys, Hands, Software Innovation, WebOn and iStone.

Head of Customer Experience & Engagement & Columbus UK

Chris Mean

Chris Mean is Head of Customer Experience & Engagement globally and Head of Columbus UK . He was previously the Chief Operating Officer at Columbus UK. Chris has been with Columbus since 2005 and prior to that he was with Ford Motor Company. Chris has over 20 years of international experience in business and technology transformation projects and is driven by delivering value to customers. He holds a Masters degree in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering and has a strong background in process, manufacturing and program management.

Head of Infor M3

Tina Algkvist

Tina Algkvist is Head of Columbus' M3 business globally and has more than 25 years of experience in the IT industry, especially in the ERP business. She brings considerable experience within leadership, customer focus and international IT project management.

Tina holds a B.Sc. Science in System Analysis as well as Executive Master of Business Administration.  Her previous roles include Senior Director with Infor Consulting Services, Merit Globe Services and Connecta AB.

Head of Dynamics 365

Steen Hybschmann

Steen Hybschmann is Head of Columbus' Dynamics365 business globally. He started working for Columbus in 2010. Steen has more than 20 years of international experience in delivering advanced IT solutions to corporate customers. He has previously held senior roles in Mondo, SAP Consulting and JAI. Steen has a ME from the Technical University of Denmark and an MBA from Copenhagen Business School.

Head of Digital Commerce

Andreas Olldén

Andreas is Head of Digital Commerce globally. Andreas has built the business from scratch and is currently leading a team of 140 specialists - one of the Nordic countries largest consulting businesses in this expansive area. Andreas has a background as CIO at Systemair AB and consultant manager at Intentia Consulting Sweden AB.

HEAD OF COLUMBUS CARE M3 & COMMERCE

Mattias Goldkuhl

Mattias Goldkuhl is Head of Columbus Care M3 & Digital Commerce business globally. He has been within Columbus since 2015 and has more than 20 years of experience from IT. He has a broad background and his career includes consultancy, IT Management and Sales.

Before joining Columbus, Mattias was the owner and CEO of an IT company providing operational services to companies primarily towards the financial sector.

 
HEAD OF DATA & ANALYTICS & HEAD OF DYNAMICS365, SWEDEN

Lena Ridström

Lena Ridström is Head of Data & Analytics globally and Head of Dynamics365 Sweden. Lena has more than 25 years of leadership experience from the IT industry. She has previously been in leadership roles as CEO of Primalog Software, CEO UnitedLog Group, Founder of Axido Consulting and Sales Director at IFS Sweden. Lena holds a Master of Science in Business Administration as well as an Information Technology degree from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.

 

Executive Vice President | US SMB

Sandy Williams

Sandy is the Executive Vice President and SMB for Columbus US. She has 25 years of experience in the SMB space working with Microsoft, ISV’s, building go-to market strategies, implementing and developing teams. She has deep expertise in sales, business consulting, and industry skillsets driving strong financial performance that aid business growth and executive decision making. She is deeply focused on leading and developing teams through strong leadership and continuous training and development.
Head of Columbus Global Delivery Center

Kapil Mishra

Kapil is Head of Columbus Global Delivery and has been part of Columbus since 2012, laying essential foundations for future success. With over 24 years of global leadership experience spanning Manufacturing, Distribution, and IT Consulting industries, Kapil brings considerable internal and external expertise to the role. In his role, he is responsible for driving the adoption of Global Delivery for Columbus and its customers, incubate new capabilities, and ensure growth in the Global Delivery centers.

Kapil holds a master’s degree in industrial engineering from the National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai, India.

Head of Columbus Russia

Denis Storozhenko

Denis is Head of Columbus Russia. Dennis started working in Columbus Russia in 2000 as a consultant and then took the role of head of consulting business. He worked for the company for 12 years to manage large projects in retail, distribution and manufacturing.

Denis has been involved in the recruitment and development of consultants and project managers. He has actively contributed to the creation of industry-specific methods and innovative solutions, especially with the development of Columbus retail solutions. Before Denis joined Columbus, he worked as Regional Manager at Yota Networks (a global leader in the LTE sector).

Head of Enterprise Division of Columbus US

Paul Gomez

Paul Gomez is the CEO & VP for the Enterprise Division of Columbus US. Paul joined Columbus in 2019 and has more than 30 years of industry and consulting experience, primarily in ERP consulting leadership, program and project management, and operational performance.   Paul holds a Masters in Management as well as a Bachelor’s in Business Administration/Finance. He previously served in leadership roles at Hitachi Solutions, IBM and Arthur Andersen.
CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER

Lars Stensgaard Moldow

Lars Stensgaard Moldow is Head of Global Marketing at Columbus. He has been with Columbus since 2016 and has more than 20 years of experience in creating and leading global marketing teams to optimize customer experiences, market communications, and business impact.

Lars holds a Master of Business Administration in International Marketing Management and has previously held management positions within Sales, Product Management, and Marketing working for companies such as IBM, Maersk, Logica (now CGI), and Widex (now WS Audiology).

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