About Starcounter 2017-10-17T12:22:01+00:00

ABOUT STARCOUNTER

We are a group of software engineers and business visionaries with a mission. We know that software development can be much faster and much easier and that software applications can perform much faster. Our R&D team range from PhDs in computer science to self-taught whiz kids.

Company info

ADDRESS

STARCOUNTER HQ
Hovslagargatan 3, 3rd floor
111 48 Stockholm, Sweden

CONTACT

Phone: +46 8 428 425 00
E-mail: info@starcounter.com

VAT

Organisation number: 556588-3278
VAT number: SE556588327801

Management Team

JOACHIM WESTER

FOUNDER
Joachim Wester is the successful serial entrepreneur, master developer and genius inventor who founded Starcounter in 2006. His efforts, vision and innovations are taking the enterprise software industry to the next level of performance. In previous endeavors he’s developed commercially successful enterprise systems, mainly in the retail segment, which is what inspired him to invent the Starcounter technology.

PER EDSTRÖM

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Per is an experienced CEO who has founded and lead several successful companies in IT and consulting. He’s managed to steer many companies through good and bad times and ultimately to success. His leadership career started with the founding of the CRM company Abalon, which he also lead as CEO until a very successful exit. He has been a CEO in several more companies, in Sweden and the USA, over a period of two and a half decade (and counting). Per is perceived by his team as a leader who always has a logical line of reasoning behind his decisions. This creates a feeling of security which in turn enables experimentation and innovation. Per is the kind of leader who is always ready to have another great idea.

KRISTOFFER LUNDEGREN

CHIEF REVENUE OFFICER
Kristoffer’s experience from building enterprise sales teams in global organisations from scratch to success spans two decades. Building his own sales teams, Kristoffer has won several global awards for best partner sales team for companies such as IBM, Informatica and SAP. Handling sales quotas of up to SEK 1 billion has given Kristoffer the know-how needed to successfully take on the role of Chief Revenue Officer and take the Starcounter technology offering all the way to changing the world of enterprise software.

MIKAEL RUNHEM

SENIOR BUSINESS DEVELOPER
Mikael is the founder as well as the former CTO and Head of Innovation of the global success EpiServer. In 2010, the company was sold to the Nordic prominent PE-firm IK Investment Partners making Mikael’s exit an extremely successful one. Today EPiServer has more than 800 partner companies in 30 countries, 34,000 developers and 8,800 customers. Mikael is also known as ”The Man Who Saved Evernote”. With such credentials as an entrepreneur and business developer, it’s no wonder Mikael is the team member who always has great ideas about innovative marketing, community building, customer success management and more. It’s safe to say that Mikael’s focus on innovation makes him a bit of a entrepreneur rockstar.

DAN SKATOV

HEAD OF DEVELOPMENT

Dan holds an MSc degree in Computer Science (CS), Applied Mathematics and Operations Research. He is multi-talented and a visionary as well as an extremely skilled and respected developer and researcher (he’s been published more than 20 times). Having served as co-founder and CTO on more than one high tech startup in fields like high performance, natural language processing and artificial intelligence he is ideally suited for the role of Head of Development.

Dan is also an active and popular public speaker, especially on topics like in-memory computing and high performance.

MARCIN WARPECHOWSKI

LEAD APP DEVELOPER & FRONT END WIZARD
With his decade long experience in web application development, Marcin is our front end wizard. He is the founder of Handsontable, co-designer of PuppetJS, an avid early adopter and developer of new technologies. Not only is he an exceptional front end developer with long experience, he is also the Starcounter Country Manager in Poland. With more than 10 years of experience in developing web applications, Founder of Handsontable and co-designer of PuppetJS, avid early adopter and developer of new technologies, Marcin is our Lead App Developer and Country Manager in Poland.

STEFAN EDQVIST

SENIOR OPERATIONS OFFICER
Stefan has more than 20 years of rock solid experience with enterprise software. Stefan has served as a manager in major global enterprise software organizations like Rational and IBM Software.

He has an M.Sc. in electrotechnical engineering from the Faculty of Engineering at Lund University in Sweden.

SANNA BÄCKSTRÖM

FINANCE MANAGER
Sanna is talented and driven beyond her years. With extensive knowledge of the ins and outs of finance and accounting she is a valuable member of the team. She is very passionate about Starcounter technology and being a part of changing the world of enterprise software.

Sanna has a Master in Business Management and Controlling from Uppsala University.

Board of Directors

FREDRIK UHRSTRÖM

CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
Fredrik brings extensive experience to Starcounter, having served as a Board member for more than 15 public and private companies.

JOACHIM WESTER

BOARD MEMBER
The founder of Starcounter is Joachim Wester, a serial entrepreneur, with successes within the software industry building products and companies around business applications.

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