Erik Tarnvik has over twenty years of executive experience in the wireless/software space, most recently as CTO for Ascom Network Testing, and has previously held operational leadership positions in Product Engineering, Product Management/Marketing and Sales. As a young entrepreneur and passionate software developer Erik started two companies early in his career. He later became a long-term member of an executive team at Ericsson that grew what was at first a startup skunk works project into a 100$m+ global business with customers in 170 countries.
Erik has hands-on practical experience in developing and executing successful strategies for overcoming a variety of challenges facing both early and later stage businesses such as business growth, new product introduction, market positioning, advanced partnership development, sales/business turn-around and inorganic growth initiatives/M&A. As a natural part of developing and gaining support for such initiatives, Erik has particular expertise and experience in market research, business modelling, pitch development and successful board level presentations.
Erik and his wife split their time between Estero,FL and the DC Metro area and enjoy fishing in Florida and golf anywhere.