Per OttossonChief Executive Officer
Per Ottosson joined Artificial Solutions in November 2020 as CEO; his extensive background within AI and software sales is an 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.
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.
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.