David Sonnek

David Sonnek, PhD, joined SEB Venture Capital in 2000, focusing on technology ventures. He holds a research position as adjunct professor in venture capital at the Royal Institute of Technology's School of Industrial Economics and Management. David was previously the VP of strategy and business planning at Ericsson Telecom and held a number of executive positions in R&D, marketing and strategic planning. Before joining Ericsson, he built a successful consultancy in data communication and real-time programming.

David has a research background in experimental atomic physics. He holds a PhD from the Royal Institute of Technology and an MBA from the Stockholm School of Economics and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. In his free time he is, amongst other things, an amateur astrophysicist with his own observatory.