Ola ahlvarsson and mahesh kumar
Mahesh Kumar is an entrepreneur, author and digital enthusiast. Born in India, studied in Singapore and now living in Sweden, Mahesh is today the CEO at Result, co-founder at FitnessCollection, Result and Epicenter. In his past life, Mahesh has worked as a co-entrepreneur with many Swedish entrepreneurial companies like Blocket (Schibsted Classifieds Media), Magine TV rolling them out internationally. Mahesh also has a background as an intrapreneur working with enterprises like SEB (the largest Swedish bank), Telenor (global telco giant) and Merck (oldest pharmaceutical company in the world) to create new digital services and leadership capabilities within such organisations.
Having fallen in love with Swedes / Vikings and Scandinavia, Mahesh is passionate about sharing the Swedish awesomeness to rest of the world. Mahesh is idealistic in his belief that the Swedish attitude in many aspects would make the world a better, safer and more creative playground. In 2014 Mahesh fought Thai Boxing professionally in Thailand winning his fight and earning a medal for his club near Phuket. Note: He does not have the Indian head shake and wears really nice perfume.
Ola Ahlvarsson is a Swedish entrepreneur and athlete based out of Stockholm and Miami. Being the founder of over 20 companies, he has experienced several good exists and companies crashing. His current portfolio of founded companies includes international expansion and innovations advisors Result, Swedish media house Keynote Media Group, Star Stable, the world’s largest game for horse passionate girls, Sellbranch, a leading Nordic advertising technology agency (managing Twitter and Yahoo amongst other leading brands in Scandinavia), Epicenter, a 20 000 m2 innovation house, and Ahlvar Gallery a fashion brand focusing on timeless elegance and silk blouses. In addition he holds a portfolio of angel investments select range of companies from psychology clinics to castles.
Ola is one of Sweden’s most popular international speakers and moderator. He has been chosen to host and lead discussions in some of the world’s most prestigious events, such as the World Economic Forum, DLD in Munich, World Knowledge Forum in Seoul and Le Web in Paris. Ola has received numerous recognitions and awards including Wired Magazines top technology thinkers 2015. Elected Global Leader of Tomorrow at World Economic Forum in Davos and Top ten leading European internet entrepreneurs by Wall Street Journal during his over 20 years of building companies. Ola has a background in martial arts with a World Championship and European Championship gold in Goju Ryu Karate, a bronze in Taekwondo World Championships and a World Championship in Kick-Boxing.
Read more at olaahlvarsson.com