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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.

Interim Head of Dynamics365

Ole Fritze

Ole Fritze is Chief Operating Officer for Columbus. Ole was recruited to the company in 2015 and has more than 25 years of experience in the IT industry. He has deep insight into how a service company operates. Ole has a Bachelor of Computer Science and a Bachelor of Commerce.

Previous positions:
COO, EG A/S
Senior Vice President of Services, IBS Group
Senior Vice President Global Operations, IBS Group

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 Columbus Care D365

Lasse Bruhn

Lasse Bruhn is Head of Columbus Care DYNAMICS365 business globally. He was previously the VP of the Global Service Area in Operations at Columbus. Lasse has been with Columbus since 2015 and has been active in the transformation and growth of the Care Business to what it is today.

Since 1993, he has been working in international and national IT consultancy companies in management positions (Damgaard Data, EG, Global IT and Columbus). He brings an international mindset and experience in business advisory, service development and technology adaptation. He holds a Production Engineering degree and relevant leadership education.
HEAD OF COLUMBUS SWEDEN
HEAD OF DATA & ANALYTICS

Lena Ridström

Lena Ridström is Head of Data & Analytics globally. Lena has more than 25 years of leadership experience from the IT industry. She has previously been in leadership roles as CEO of PRIMELOG 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.

 

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 US

Paul Gomez

Paul Gomez is head 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).

Head of Strategy & Change

Michaël Navon

Michaël Navon is Head of the global Business Line Strategy & Change. Michaël brings deep knowledge and competencies within management consulting, change management and digital transformation. He has more than 20 years from the IT and consulting industry, most recently as EMEA Transformation Lead at Red Hat. He previously held international positions at Ericsson, HP and Accenture.

Head of Columbus Denmark

Claes Reinholdt Kongsdam

Claes Reinholdt Kongsdam is head of Columbus’ Danish Market Unit. Claes has extensive experience in strategic sales and consultancy. He has more than 25 years of experience from the IT industry, most recently as Chief Sales Officer and Head of Industry Sector at Capgemini.