Readly's CEO and management team is responsible for daily operations and business development.

  • Maria Hedengren

    Chief Executive Officer
    Born: 1970
    Employed since: April 2019
    Experience and previous positions: Maria has more than 20 years of experience from global finance and business management. Maria has led both private and public technology companies and has a proven track record of scaling companies internationally. Before Readly Maria was the CFO of iZettle and NetEnt.
    Education: Business Administration at Handelshögskolan, Gothenburg.
    Maria Hedengren
  • Johan Adalberth

    Chief Financial Officer
    Born: 1979
    Employed since: August 2019
    Experience and previous positions: Johan brings finance experience from tech companies like Klarna and Kry. Johan also worked several years at Attendo where he played a big part in the successful stock exchange listing in 2015. Before that he worked as an auditor.
    Education: Master Business administration, Uppsala University, Mechanical Engineering, Lund University.
    Johan Adalberth
  • Joe Armstrong

    Chief Operating Officer
    Born: 1974
    Employed since: June 2019
    Experience and previous positions: Joe began his professional career as a corporate M&A lawyer at major international law firms before moving into private equity where he was involved in the origination, execution and management of real estate investments up to EUR 2bn in size. Prior to joining Readly, Joe was a chief operating officer of a Cleantech startup.
    Education: LLB from King’s College London University.
    Joe Armstrong
  • Ranj Begley

    Chief Content Officer
    Born: 1972
    Employed since: January 2014
    Experience and previous positions: Ranj set-up and grew Readly in the UK to its current position. Prior to Readly, Ranj held a number of senior management positions in publishing and fulfilment companies such as Dovetail, Highbury House, CDS Global and United Business Media Plc.
    Education: Heston School & College Business Administration.
    Ranj Begley
  • Kristina Boëthius

    Chief People Officer
    Born: 1974
    Employed since: August 2019
    Experience and previous positions: Kristina has 19 years of experience in HR primarily in manager and L&D positions in companies such as Stena, Net Ent and C More. Kristina has also worked as an independent contractor for 10 years providing organizational consulting services to Swedish and multinational companies and organizations.
    Education: Human Resource Management at the University of Gothenburg and Gothenburg School of Business, Economics and Law.
    Kristina Boëthius
  • Nima Boustanian

    Chief Product Officer
    Born: 1983
    Employed since: 2018
    Experience and previous positions: Nima has consulted for large Fortune 500 companies for the past 10 years, as well as co-founded multiple successful start-ups. Past experiences include creating the UX & Design department at Tele2 and guiding brands such as Clas Ohlson and Scandic Hotels venture into mobile e-commerce.
    Education: M.Sc. in Computer Science.
    Nima Boustanian
  • Patrik Brännfors

    Chief Business Development Officer
    Born: 1979
    Employed since: January 2019
    Experience and previous positions: Patrik has an entrepreneurial background founding, the leading direct wine seller in Sweden. He has also been Head of Sales Northern Europe at Zanox and was Country Manager for Getty Images before joining Readly.
    Education: Marina Läroverket in Stockholm.
    Patrik Brännfors
  • Joakim Johansson

    Chief Technology Officer
    Born: 1973
    Employed since: April 2019
    Experience and previous positions: Joakim has a background as Head of Platform at LeoVegas. Within the same company he also worked as a Product Manager for the platform as well as being the Site Manager for the tech office in Växjö. He has a broad technical background and is experienced in online gaming and payment technology. He has also worked as a Business Analyst at IKEA with skills to define optimal business solutions (processes, people and IT).
    Education: IT studies at Linnéuniversitetet.
    Joakim Johansson
  • Victor Marklund

    Chief Analytics Officer
    Born: 1984
    Employed since: April 2019
    Experience and previous positions: Victor brings experience in data strategy, business intelligence, and advanced analytics. He has experience from start-ups as Head of Analytics and Growth from VC backed Natural Cycles and Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s sportswear brand A-Z as well as the gaming industry.
    Education: M.Sc. in Economics and Political Science from Uppsala and Harvard University.
    Victor Marklund
  • Cecilia von Krusenstierna

    Chief Growth Officer
    Born: 1975
    Employed since: September 2019
    Experience and previous positions: Cecilia has 18 years’ experience in marketing, online sales and strategy, business development and customer operations. Her experience reaches from small start-ups to large international corporations such as search company Eniro and telecoms operator Telia Company.
    Education: Master of Science in Media & Communication from Uppsala University.
    Cecilia von Krusenstierna

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