Management Team

Behind Holm Security is a team with long and in-depth experience in cyber security and product development. Among the founders are some of the most prominent entrepreneurs within cyber security in Europe.

Management Team

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Stefan Thelberg


Founder and CEO of Holm Security. Stefan is one of Europe's most prominent cyber security entrepreneurs and previously founded the Swedish Webhosting Group and Stay Secure.

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Erik Torlén


Erik has over 12+ years of experience scaling enterprise businesses and technology for a global audience. Erik has a software development background and previously worked as CTO at Apica.

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Johan Berg


Johan has considerable experience in financial reporting, analysis, and accounting. He previously worked at SaaS company Snow Software as well as Betsson as Group Business Controller.

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Claus Nielsen

CMO & Head of Customer Success

Claus has over 20 years of global executive experience, including in North America, Asia, and Europe. His previous roles include Chief Operating & Marketing Officer at KebNi AB and Global VP of Marketing at Neural Technologies.

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Cristian Miranda

Sales Director Nordics

Cristian Miranda is an accomplished sales professional with over 20 years of experience in the field. With a track record of success as a Partner Manager and Key Account Manager, Cristian has consistently demonstrated strong communication skills, analytical abilities, and a winning mindset.

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Jan Willem Plokkaar

Sales Director Benelux

Jan Willem has over 10 years of experience in business development within the IT-security and telecom industry. His former roles include positions in sales and business development at organizations such as Canon and KPN.

Security & Technology Advisory Board

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Jonas Lejon

Senior Cyber Security Expert

Jonas is one of Sweden's leading cyber security experts. Jonas is currently a cyber security consultant and penetration tester. Jonas also holds the position as the Chairman of the board at the Internet Society Swedish Chapter.

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Henrik Holmboe

Senior DevOps Specialist

Henrik has over 20 years of experience in cyber security, automation, and infrastructure.


With long and in-depth experience in business development, cyber security, and product development our board is one of the most experienced in the industry.

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Per Norman
Chairman of the Board

Per is also chairman of the board at Tobii, board member at SVT (Swedish Public Television), and previously chairman at Leo Vegas, CEO at Boxer and Mr. Green as well as President/CTO at MTG.

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Stefan Thelberg
Board Member

Stefan is one of Sweden's most prominent cyber security entrepreneurs. Stefan previously founded Stay Secure - the largest email security provider in northern Europe.

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Rickard Vikström
Board Member

Rickard runs Internet Vikings and was a part of the board at Stay Secure. He is a technical expert in Linux and cyber security and has many years of experience of business development.

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Jens Larsson
Board Member

Previously founded Stay Secure together with Stefan Thelberg and Rickard Vikström. Jens has developed IT security products for over 15 years.

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Mats Larsson
Board Member

Senior Advisor and founder of Holm Security. Previously was a board member at Stay Secure. Mats has a long history as a successful entrepreneur.

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Axel Kling
Board Member

Axel is an entrepreneur within the software industry specializing in Software Asset Management for the last 18 years. Axel is the founder and previous CEO of the company Snow Software, today reaching over 100 million USD in ARR with over 700 employees and 4,000 customers.