Hans B. Amell, Founding Partner Chairman, CEO

Mr. Amell began his career with McKinsey & Co. (Scandinavia) in 1978. He has spent over two decades providing clients with management and operational advice. Mr. Amell has frequently been called upon to execute change in Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies from C-level or Board positions including as a corporate officer and Senior Vice President of Marketing for Allied Signal, Senior Vice President of Marketing for Unisys, Chief Operating Officer of Rosenbluth International, Managing Director of The Conference Board, President and General Manager of Ericsson Workstations (Sweden), Chief Executive Officer and General Manager of Ericsson (Denmark), Senior Vice President of Cognizant Corporation, as a Corporate Officer and Senior Vice President of Dun and Bradstreet and Chairman, President and CEO of Dun and Bradstreet’s Software Units.

Mr. Amell’s career as a change agent has focused on the converging technologies of hardware, software, telecommunications and business services. Mr. Amell holds a BA/MBA equivalent in Marketing and Organizational Behavior from the University of Stockholm and Uppsala. Mr. Amell also attended the Post-Graduate ISMP Executive MBA Program sponsored by McKinsey at the Harvard Business School and holds post graduate credentials in Marketing.

Mr. Amell is a seasoned skier and blue-water sailor.