Fredrik Backner is Vixe President of Data & Analytics at TeliaSonera, a leading Nordic operator with headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden. In his role Fredrik has globalresponsibility for enabling business value from Data & Analytics across six countries and is tasked with ensuring that big data capabilities are provided to the countries as internal cloud services, ranging from data lakes, advanced analytics and data visualization. Fredrik’s organization also provides data science, analytics and data visualization services and business consultancy to the countries and business units.
Fredrik has a solid entrepreneurial background from initiating and driving large change and improvement programs within IT and product management. He has built up an entirely new cross-functional and global organization and way of working within advanced analytics, and his team has over the past year established TeliaSonera as a truly data-driven company, using modern big data technologies, and led the implementation of cross-border governance.
Fredrik holds a MSC in Electrical Engineering from Chalmers University of Technology and an MBA from University of San Francisco.
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