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Who is Erik Almqvist?

Erik Almqvist is a Founder and CEO of Sense Strategy (www.sensestrategy.com), a global advisory firm dedicated to realizing the 4th Industrial Revolution for the Good of Companies, Nations and Humanity. He is also an Owner of the Almqvist Family Office.

Erik has a history of world firsts (world’s first Internet Bank, world’s first scientific measurement of broadband speed). He is an advisor to Governments and is currently working on projects to digitally transform Africa. He has propelled a private university from unranked to top 14 in the world, and helped financially rescue Mobily in KSA and the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga. 

His great-grand father Sven Alexander Almqvist built the first oil tanker in the world in 1878 together with Ludvig Nobel, the older brother of Alfred Nobel.

As a travel and wildlife photographer he has been Editors’ Choice in National Geographic and featured in books such as The Science of Animals issued by the Natural History Museum and Dorling Kindersley.

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