Technology & Media

With a population of not more than 10 million, Sweden is in a league of its own when it comes to developing new technology. Some of the most significant triumphs in online innovation are Swedish creations. Having both great local knowledge and a deep functional understanding of the sector, Amrop is positioned as a leading Search Partner within Technology & Media when it comes to finding Leaders for what's next!

Amrop Sweden has vast experience from Executive Search assignments in all sub segments within Technology & Media. Apart from being great recruitment consultants, we have functional experience from line management roles in companies where Digital Transformation has been key.

Most of our existing clients are large Swedish, European, US or Asian companies where we recruit on Executive Management team level. Thanks to our experience from the Start-up scene and track records in assisting Unicorns during their journey, we are also heavily involved in helping Venture Capital firms when investing in fast-growing companies. Our integrated approach with assessment and recruitment, and a tight team of Executive Search consultants and psychologists have created high value for many investors.

Technology and Media Globally

Amrop's Technology & Media Practice is configured to anticipate and respond to demand in:

Media & Convergence: broadcasting, e- and m-commerce, entertainment and publishing
Technology hardware, semiconductors and electronics, software and internet, system integration, IT services and outsourcing, cloud computing, big data, advanced analytics management
Telecoms network providers, telecom operators/mobility, network integration and outsourcing, wireless service providers
Clean Tech & Renewable Energy: wind, solar, smart grid, energy storage, energy efficiency, recycling and waste, water and wastewater, biofuels and biomass Generation, geothermal, advanced and green materials.

Expertise

Amrop Partners and Researchers combine deep sectorial knowledge with local market expertise, backed by global resources and integrated cross border key account management.

Relentlessly Context Driven, we work closely with clients in the cost-effective, robust and sustainable deployment of global Executive Talent Management.

We have long-term partnerships with our clients not only in delivering critical talents – the Leaders For What’s Next - but in assessing Boards and Management Teams and implementing Succession Planning and Talent Management Solutions.

Think of your Amrop Partner as a Trusted Advisor - supporting you and your company throughout these transformation processes.

People

Amrop's Technology & Media Practice is led by Mikael Norr (Stockholm).

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Fintech Rising Globally

Traditional financial institutions are facing increased competition from vibrant new entrants. As evidence, global investment in fintech has grown exponentially - from USD 930mn in 2008 to over USD 12bn in 2014. And investment is expected to have doubled in 2015.

Financial services is a prime area for technological innovation, from the ways in which people save their money, to how they spend it, to the tools they use to invest it – all of these modus operandi are changing more rapidly today than ever before, in every continent.

Expertise

Amrop’s Global Fintech Practice includes 17 Partners with extensive experience and focus within the financial technology markets. The Practice works closely with a dynamic portfolio of global consultancy firms, financial software solutions and services providers and technology start-ups operating in a series of disrupting sectors: mobile payments, money transfers and loans, fundraising and asset management.

Our Fintech Practice consists of Consultants and Researchers experienced in working with both financial services and technology companies. This dual focus provides a thorough understanding of these two interconnected industries, and is a powerful platform for identifying and hiring forward-looking leaders with the relevant expertise and cultural fit.

Our research-intensive procedures are ingrained in the Amrop DNA, ensuring our clients always have access to the most current trends available.

People

Amrop's Global Fintech Practice is led by Anthony Barry (EMEA), and supported by Niels Bentzen (EMEA), Adam Saunders (EMEA), Rik Kopelan (USA), Somya Satsangi (India) and Ricky Lam (China and Asia Pacific).

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