Board member, Co-founder
For the last 18 years Christer has founded and developed companies in optics, image and signal processing, semi-conductors and biotech. He received his MS degree in Bioengineering from UCSD. He holds a Bachelor with double majors in math and physics from Lund University, Sweden. He was an MD/PhD student from 1989 until 1994 when he founded his first company, CellaVision AB. In 2002 he received an honorary PhD in Engineering from Lund University (the largest University in Scandinavia) as the youngest person to achieve this honor in its 350 year history. He is the inventor of more than 50 patent families. Christer has received numerous awards for scholastic and entrepreneurial achievements and was elected "IT Person of the Year" in Sweden 2002. Christer has served as President and CEO for startups and high-tech companies for more than 18 and he has more than 90 Board years of experience from listed and private companies, a third of these as Chairman.