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FOUNDERS & MANAGEMENT TEAM

 
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Johan Karlberg
Chairman of the Board

Johan most recently served as Strategy and Operations Consultant, Partner - Automotive & Engineered Products at Roland Berger. He has held several Managing Director and Lead Partner positions during a 23-year tenure with Accenture, mainly within Supply Chain Management and Transformation with a focus on Automotive and Industry.

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Richard Oblath
PhD FIMMM FEI CEng
Non-Executive Director

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Richard has 40 years of experience managing businesses JVs, R&D, manufacturing, sales & marketing, corporate & business level strategy at Goodyear and latterly Royal Dutch Shell Group. Past non-executive board positions include Vivo Energy and Shell Vivo Lubricants, Shell Oil Products Company LLC, Equilon Enterprises LLC, Pennzoil-Quaker State Company. As a leader in corporate global M&A activities; Richard is accountable for over 50 transactions from $10m to $10bn+ with different counterparty types such as major corporations, nationalised enterprises, small businesses, family companies and private equity firms.

 

Richard has advised a number of corporate boards and C-Suite Executives in the Downstream Oil, Chemicals and energy intensive industries focusing on strategy and corporate transformations ahead of the energy transition. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining and Chair of its Energy Transition Group, a Fellow of the Energy Institute, a member of Chatham House (Royal Institute of International Affairs), and a member of Chapter Zero (a community of non-executive directors with expertise in the Energy Transition). On the philanthropic side, Richard has served as the Chairman and Trustee of the London Chamber Orchestra Trust, as well providing annual Oblath International Enrichment Scholarships to six undergraduates a year from the University of Nottingham allowing them to undertake study opportunities overseas. 

 

Richard holds a PhD in Molten Salt Electrochemistry from the Royal Military College of Science collaborating with Imperial College, London and a BSc (Hons) in Metallurgy & Materials Science from the University of Nottingham

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Staffan Hillberg
Non-Executive Director

Staffan is a serial technology entrepreneur that has been instrumental in taking six companies to IPO. He has 30 years of unique hands-on operational experience with founding, leading, building, and financing international tech companies funded by venture capital. These companies include Heliospectra, ZINZINO, Procera Networks, WaveMarket/Locations Labs, Yield, Spotfire and AppGate. Staffan’s experience includes international marketing and sales, buy-outs, corporate finance, M&A and turnarounds. 

 

On the financing side, Staffan has financed, set up and managed VC funds and is also a hands-on real estate developer building up a portfolio of rental properties and development projects. 

 

Staffan has studied MSc in Engineering from Chalmers University and an MBA from INSEAD.

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Jan Grimbrandt
Founder | CEO
Executive Member of the Board

JGRweb (a) bosonenergy.com

BOSON founder and CEO, Jan Grimbrandt, has assembled a team with a solid track record of industrial clean-tech hardware development and commercialisation. It is built on managers with 10-30 years of C-suite and senior experience in waste, Advanced Thermal Treatment (ATT), and execution.

Jan and his teams have proven repeated success in a) identifying key trends and markets, b) commercialising complex technology and services, and c) executing and delivering quality and viable business models to the market.

 

Jan has already started and been instrumental in taking two successful industrial clean-tech startups to market. He was co-founder responsible for operations, sales, and business development for Altoptronic AB, a supplier of advanced tuneable diode laser process analysers. Altoptronic was acquired by Siemens AG and renamed to Siemens Laser Analytics AB. 

 

Jan was co-founder and COO responsible for operations, sales, and business development also at Mobotec Europe AB, a company specialised in air pollution control through advanced primary methods to reduce NOx/SOx and converting fossil power plants to biomass. Mobotec was acquired by Nalco. 

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Liran Dor
CTO | Deputy CEO
Executive Member of the Board

JGRweb (a) bosonenergy.com

BOSON founder and CEO, Jan Grimbrandt, has assembled a team with a solid track record of industrial clean-tech hardware development and commercialisation. It is built on managers with 10-30 years of C-suite and senior experience in waste, Advanced Thermal Treatment (ATT), and execution; from SIEMENS, Mobotec, EER, SITA UK, Jernforsen, Infineon Technologies, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, and others.

Jan and his teams have proven repeated success in a) identifying key trends and markets, b) commercialising complex technology and services, and c) executing and delivering quality and viable business models to the market.

 

Jan has already started and been instrumental in taking two successful industrial clean-tech startups to market. He was co-founder responsible for operations, sales, and business development for Altoptronic AB, a supplier of advanced tuneable diode laser process analysers. Altoptronic was acquired by Siemens AG and renamed to Siemens Laser Analytics AB. 

 

Jan was co-founder and COO responsible for operations, sales, and business development also at Mobotec Europe AB, a company specialised in air pollution control through advanced primary methods to reduce NOx/SOx and converting fossil power plants to biomass. Mobotec was acquired by Nalco. 

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Johan Karlberg
Chairman of the Board

Johan most recently served as Strategy and Operations Consultant, Partner - Automotive & Engineered Products at Roland Berger. He has held several Managing Director and Lead Partner positions during a 23-year tenure with Accenture, mainly within Supply Chain Management and Transformation with a focus on Automotive and Industry.

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Richard Oblath
PhD FIMMM FEI CEng
Non-Executive Director

ROBweb (a) bosonenergy.com


Richard has 40 years of experience managing businesses JVs, R&D, manufacturing, sales & marketing, corporate & business level strategy at Goodyear and latterly Royal Dutch Shell Group. Past non-executive board positions include Vivo Energy and Shell Vivo Lubricants, Shell Oil Products Company LLC, Equilon Enterprises LLC, Pennzoil-Quaker State Company. As a leader in corporate global M&A activities; Richard is accountable for over 50 transactions from $10m to $10bn+ with different counterparty types such as major corporations, nationalised enterprises, small businesses, family companies and private equity firms.

 

Richard has advised a number of corporate boards and C-Suite Executives in the Downstream Oil, Chemicals and energy intensive industries focusing on strategy and corporate transformations ahead of the energy transition. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining and Chair of its Energy Transition Group, a Fellow of the Energy Institute, a member of Chatham House (Royal Institute of International Affairs), and a member of Chapter Zero (a community of non-executive directors with expertise in the Energy Transition). On the philanthropic side, Richard has served as the Chairman and Trustee of the London Chamber Orchestra Trust, as well providing annual Oblath International Enrichment Scholarships to six undergraduates a year from the University of Nottingham allowing them to undertake study opportunities overseas. 

 

Richard holds a PhD in Molten Salt Electrochemistry from the Royal Military College of Science collaborating with Imperial College, London and a BSc (Hons) in Metallurgy & Materials Science from the University of Nottingham

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Staffan Hillberg
Non-Executive Director

Staffan is a serial technology entrepreneur that has been instrumental in taking six companies to IPO. He has 30 years of unique hands-on operational experience with founding, leading, building, and financing international tech companies funded by venture capital. These companies include Heliospectra, ZINZINO, Procera Networks, WaveMarket/Locations Labs, Yield, Spotfire and AppGate. Staffan’s experience includes international marketing and sales, buy-outs, corporate finance, M&A and turnarounds. 

 

On the financing side, Staffan has financed, set up and managed VC funds and is also a hands-on real estate developer building up a portfolio of rental properties and development projects. 

 

Staffan has studied MSc in Engineering from Chalmers University and an MBA from INSEAD.

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Jan Grimbrandt
Founder | CEO
Executive Member of the Board

JGRweb (a) bosonenergy.com

See Founders & Management Team above​

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Liran Dor
CTO | Deputy CEO
Executive Member of the Board

LDOweb (a) bosonenergy.com

See Founders & Management Team above

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