Per OttossonChief Executive Officer
Per Ottosson joined Artificial Solutions in November 2020 as CEO; his extensive background within AI and software sales is a strategic asset for the company in order to strengthen channel partnerships, develop strategic alliances and expand the international sales presence to accelerate our global growth.
Per has thirty years of senior management experience, including a decade within conversational AI-solutions, most recently at IPsoft as Chief Revenue Officer. Previous roles also include Director at Hewlett-Packard (responsible for the Software Division in Western Europe), vice president at BMC software (responsible for Northern Europe and France) and country manager Sweden at EMC.
Per studied computer and life science at SSHL and earned a master’s in finance at the Stockholm School of Economics. He lives with his wife and children near Stockholm, Sweden.
Fredrik TörgrenChief Financial Officer
Fredrik joined Artificial Solutions in October 2020 as CFO and will be a key part of the leadership team driving the company's progress.
Fredrik’s most recently role was as CFO at Inteno Group and has 20 years of experience from various senior financial, business development, M&A and capital markets roles within Ericsson, as Corporate Finance Director at Handelsbanken Capital Markets and as an investor at, among others, Provider Venture Partners and Swedfund.
Prior to Inteno Group, Fredrik was at Ericsson where he led the IT & Cloud Services Business Area Finance operations including M&A activity. Other senior roles include positions with Swedfund, Handelsbanken Capital Markets and Provider Venture Partners.
Andreas WiewegChief Technology Officer
Andreas leads Artificial Solutions’ product strategy, design and development for the company’s next generation natural language interaction platform.
Andreas is responsible for Artificial Solutions’ technology vision and product strategy, for product design and development, for quality assurance and documentation. Under Andreas’s leadership, Artificial Solutions’ product portfolio has successfully grown to include a wide range of applications in areas such as language technology, voice automation, search technology, knowledge management, virtual avatars, email management, live-chat, SMS services, and analytics. All these developments are part of the company’s Teneo platform which enables Artificial Solutions to deliver multi-channel, self-service solutions and multi-channel, contact center solutions.
Andreas’s educational background is in engineering and he has been a key player in taking Artificial Solutions from a small start-up company to today’s international thought leader, thanks to his keen sense for market needs and technology solutions.
Daniel ErikssonChief Innovation and Customer Success Officer
Daniel Eriksson joined Artificial Solutions in December 2020 as Chief Innovation and Customer Success Officer.
He has 15 years of Business Development and Technology Leadership experience, the last 7 of which has been spent in the automation and Conversational AI space.
Daniel has a Master of Science in Engineering Physics at the Royal Institute of Technology as well as Masters in Business and Economics at the Stockholm School of Economics.
He lives in Stockholm, Sweden.
Marie Angselius-SchönbeckChief of Impact and Corporate Communications Officer
Marie Angselius-Schönbeck joined Artificial Solutions in April 2021 as Chief Impact Officer and Chief of Corporate Communications. She has extensive experience in all aspects of communication, including marketing, change management, corporate communications, investor relations, crisis and issues management and public relations. Marie previously held the position as Head of Corporate Communication at Amelia, an IPsoft company. In 2019, she founded Women in AI, a global initiative to help close the gender gap in STEM.
Marie has more than 25 years of experience working within the software industry. In 2010 she founded a communications agency, one of Sweden’s fastest-growing PR agencies with a focus on B2B, which was awarded on numerous occasions. For eight years she ran the corporate positioning of Qlik, one of the most successful IPO’s conducted in the US in 2010.
She has a Bachelor's degree in Communications and has lived and worked in the UK for ten years. She lives in Stockholm with her husband.
Fredrik BlombergHead of Sales Operations & Business Intelligence
Fredrik Blomberg joined Artificial Solutions in January 2021 as Head of Sales Operations & Business Intelligence.
Prior to joining Artificial Solutions, Fredrik held the position as Sales Operations Executive at IPsoft. In this role Fredrik was conducting many areas of responsibilities, including Sales Operations, Sales Analyst, Demand Generation & Business Development, across EMEA, Latin America, Australia and parts of Asia. During his tenure at Amelia, an IPsoft Company, Fredrik had the opportunities to discuss Conversational AI with companies and organization across 100+ Countries.
Fredrik holds a Master of Science in Business & Economics at Stockholm University as well as studies in Leadership & Strategy from The Swedish Defence University.
He lives in Stockholm, Sweden.
Dave ParsinVP Sales - North America
Dave Parsin has over 25 years of software industry experience predominantly with disruptive technologies and in emerging markets. He has worked across all customer-facing organizations, including senior roles in sales, marketing and international business development at Oracle, Agile Software, Sun Microsystems, and Mitek Systems. In addition, Dave was a co-founder of two businesses: STG, a marketing services provider to the eBay marketplace (2003-2005), and givezooks!, a social commerce platform (2008-2011) that was sold to Salsa Labs in 2014.
Dave joined Artificial Solutions in 2013 to run their North American operations (based in SF Bay Area). He holds an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University, an MBA from Harvard University, and was a member of the 1987 & 1988 NCAA Baseball National Champions at Stanford. He’s also been a long-time triathlon coach (in his spare time) for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training program.
Chris TewVP Sales - Asia Pacific
Chris Tew is VP Sales Asia Pacific at Artificial Solutions. With extensive experience of managing the APAC regional headquarters for several software businesses from his base in Singapore, Chris is leading the Company’s expansion across the region. His expertise at developing the sales operations in the APAC region is clearly demonstrated by his track record at Mediasurface, Alterian, SDL and 3radical. In addition, Chris’s software experience in digital marketing, data analytics and modelling in a wide number of industries is invaluable for leading the team in Singapore for Artificial Solutions. Chris has an MSc Advanced Manufacturing from Brunel University and a BSc in Production Engineering for Kingston University. A keen golfer, he lives in Singapore with his family.