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Josef Widstrom

Available as consultant
Technical project manager/Sales Manager/
Highly experienced, self-motivated, and ingenious consultant with over 30 years of work experience in telecom and data communications.

Provided consultancy to various start-ups and established companies operating in different sectors. Facilitated companies in executing tasks of sourcing components, handling factories in international trade, and setting up production lines.

Proven track record of success in managing companies to achieve creative logistic solutions, and expand their presence in different regions.

Experience

Swedish Telecom
Senior advisor for Subsea cable project (South and North America).
Apr 2022 - Pågående
Malaga
Full time
Senior Rollout Manager/advisor (Interim) for Subsea cable project (South and North America).
Advisor in planning and executing a Sub Sea cable project between South and North America and 2 Data Centres. The project is planned to start in 2022/2023 with a total investment of 6 Billion USD.
Manager
Transformation
project
Swedish Telecom Ab
Business Development Manager
Apr 2013 - Pågående
Globalt
Full time
Business Development Manager and responsible for the build-up of the company's operations in a number of countries (Europe, South America and Asia) with Sweden Telecom and other vendor solutions.
Responsible for project management, market entry, marketing, strategy, negotiations with suppliers, customers, jobs and contact with funders.
Project Manager of the Set up of an complete E-commerce platform with focus of Optical products for Data centers Net owners and more. Responsible for the evaluation and Testing of 3rd parts factories, the portfolio and the process for getting the e-commerce site live.
Finding distribution network and customers for the shop.

Projektledning
managment
business dev
WDM
ETH
Routing
Swedish Telecom
Change and Transformation project Management at ¨Confidential¨ (Interim)
May 2022 - Jun 2022
Göteborg/Malaga/'
Full time
Change and Transformation project Management at ¨Confidential¨ (Interim)
Leading the Change and Transformation project upgrading existing Network infrastructure and Applications in the Client’s environment. Refinery and industrial environment.
Responsible for leading, and executing the whole pre-study and creating the project plan of upgrading the client’s network Migrations, upgrades, and optimizing the core infrastructure.
Reporting to internal and external stakeholders, including roadmap and operational plan, budget, change management, requirements, prioritization, risk assessment, and mitigation planning. Leader of cross-functional teams for business- and product systems.
The client has ~7700 workers and 1200 retails under 3 brands and ~70 BSEK in yearly turnover
change and transformation
project manager
manager
¨Confidential¨
Senior Interim Change and Transformation Management
Aug 2021 - Apr 2022
Distans, Stockholm, Helsingfors, Oslo, Malaga
Full time
Leading the Change and Transformation project of migration, relocation, and upgrading of new and existing Services, Applications, HW, Design in the Clients Scandinavia environment. Network and infrastructure solutions, as well the Relocation and Migration of data centers and secure the communication and Payment solution.

strategy-, transformation- and change execution with ~7700 workers and 1300 shops under 3 brands and ~70 BSEK in yearly turnover including IT strategy-, roadmap and operational plan, budget, way of working, change management, requirements, prioritization, risk assessment and mitigation planning. Leader of cross functional teams for business- and product development.

In addition to direct value delivery, I lead the digital upskilling of staff and leadership, engaging them in understanding the art of the possible enabled by rapid technological progress, and becoming part of the solution development efforts.
-Nexus
-Palo Alto
-Vmvare
-DC Reloctaion/Migration
-Net App

transformation
lead
project manager
Change
SHELL/ST1
Transformation Manager
Sep 2021 - Apr 2022
Stockholm/Helisngfors/Oslo/Gäteborg/Malaga
Full time
Swedish Telecom Opto
Project Manager
Jan 2019 - Jan 2022
Hong Kong/ Malaga
Full time
Project Manager of the Set up of an complete E-commerce platform with focus of Optical products for Data centers Net owners and more. Responsible for the evaluation and Testing of 3rd parts factories, the portfolio and the process for getting the e-commerce site live.
Finding distribution network and customers for the shop.
Swedish Telecom
Uppgrade FW
Oct 2018 - Dec 2018
Blandat
Full time
Björn Magnusson  
Project leding the delivery and upgrade of the Network and FTTx project and upgrading the backbone network, Cisco ASR900
Stadsnät
Projekt ledning och HW
Aug 2018 - Oct 2018
Sverige
Full time
Uppgraderingar av stadsnät. Cisco och HP miljö.
Swedish Telecom
Pree Study Iraq
Mar 2012 - Jun 2020
Iraq
Full time
Feasibility study for future network infrastructure plan in the country’s Telecom and Banking sector country.
Responsible for project management, documentation, study, analysis, state security.
vivo
Project Manager/ Solutions
Jul 2010 - May 2011
Rio de Janeiro
Full time
In charge of pre-study and project manager for the delivery of 3G router for TV / Internet and Telephony.
Responsible for project management, feasibility study, presentation, technical solution design, cost estimates and budget.
Celljump
Development and production manager
Oct 2007 - Aug 2008
Shenzhen
Full time
Project manager for the establishment of production of telecom equipment (mobile) in Shenzhen, China.
LFV
Project Manager
Jan 2007 - Aug 2007
Stockholm
Full time
Project manager of implementation of a TDM/SDH network for the commercial and military flight control system
Ventelo
Utvärdering av HW
Aug 2006 - Apr 2007
Stockholm
Full time
Investigation and documentation of QoS services and integration.
Commercial Manager, forecasting, costing, budget, etc.
Service Manager; investigation and documentation relating to the delivery of QoS, Internet access, IP telephony, IP-TV, alarms etc.
Sales support, created the spread sheet data for sales, sales presentations, created association, technical and commercial support.
Creation of agreements between Ventelo and other operators regarding QoS services.
Sweden Telecom
Founder/CEO
Apr 2004 - Jan 2010
Sverige
Full time
As Chief Executive Officer responsible for the build-up of the company's operations in a number of countries (Europe, South America and Asia) with Sweden Telecom and other vendor solutions.
Responsible for project management, market entry, marketing, strategy, negotiations with suppliers, customers, jobs and contact with funders.
The company was merged with Nokia Home (Zenterio AB) late 2009 and then Josef left the Sweden Telecom AB board and his role as CEO for the merged company. The company was later valuated to 1,3 billion SEK.
EG comtech
Project Manager/ Sales/Telia
Jan 2000 - Dec 2002
Uppsala
Full time
Project Rollout of the upgrade SHDSL routers in Telia's network to business customers.
Responsible project manager for the rollout of Telia upgrade SHDSL in Sweden.
eg comtech
Sales manager and Project
Apr 1999 - Oct 2002
Uppsala
75 %
Project manager of roll-out of the national transmission network with WDM, SDH, PDH and Ethernet. First 10Gbps connection via the Öresund bridge to Europe.

Education

klk
xDSL
2002
KLK
HP, Extreme, Cisco
2002
KLK
SDH, WDM
1999
Miroi
Financial Economics
1995
Ekonomi
Marketing Strategy
International Communication
miroi
International Business
1995
miroi
Export Import
1995

Skills

Avslut och genomförande
Avtal
B2b
doer
Drift
E-handel
fingertopkänsla
Kommunikation
Languages
Leadership
Leda
Ledning
Lyhörd
Management
Marketing
målmedveten
Optimera samarbete
Problem lösning
Project manager
Projektledning
snabb
Start up
stockholm
strategi
Svenska
svensktalande
Teamlead
Teknisk projektledning
Telekom
Agila metoder
Analys
Budget
Digitalisering
Ekonomi
English
Excel
Implementation
Infrastruktur
Integration
PowerPoint
Product Development
Product Management
Progress
Project Timelines
Retail
Sociala medier
Utredning
Utvecklingchef
Verbal
Vision
Workshop
Cloud
CRM
Routing
Upphandling
Windows

Roles

Agil coach
CEO
CTO
dwdm
Export Import
Förändringsledare
IT Network Upgrades
IT Säljare
projektledare
Sales Manager
Scrum Master
Sourcing
Startup
Teknisk projektledare
Testare
transformation
presale design

Languages

svenska
spanska
engelska

Preferences

Full time
Remote work
Right now
Copenhagen
Oslo
Stockholms län
Tromsø
Jutland
Oslo
Stockholm
Skåne län
Denmark
Stockholm
United Kingdom
Spain
Sweden
Malmö
Distans
750 SEK/h

Strengths

ledare
lyhörd
inovativ
håller mål
Social