Jorgen Nilsson CEO at Acision

As Chief Executive at Acision, the global leader in mobile messaging, Jorgen Nilsson is responsible for the day to day leadership and management of the company, driving innovation and profitable growth while capitalising on market opportunities in mobile, enterprise and social/digital media messaging.

As a telecoms and IT industry veteran, Jorgen has more than 30 years’ experience in Senior Executive roles at leading blue chip companies including Ericsson and Compaq.

Prior to joining Acision as COO, Nilsson worked for over 10 years at Ericsson where his most recent position was Executive Vice President and General Manager of Vodafone’s Global Customer Unit. In this role, Nilsson was responsible for the management of Vodafone Group’s 21 operators, as well as driving economies of scale across Ericsson’s global sales, marketing, technology and operational teams. He was also part of Ericsson Group’s Extended Executive Team. Other roles at Ericsson included, Head of Sales & Marketing for North America, where Nilsson initiated all product introductions to telecom operators in the region.

Before Ericsson, Nilsson also spent over 10 years at Compaq, where he held various global sales, marketing and operational roles, capturing valuable insights into business models of local and global enterprises and managing successful partner and channels programmes. In addition to this, he held several managerial roles at Telia, part of the TeliaSonera Group and a leading telecommunications provider in Sweden.

Nilsson currently lives in Winchester, in the UK, and enjoys spending time with his family in Sweden and the US where he has homes located.