Sebastian Svärdebrandt

Axiell Group appoints Sebastian Svärdebrandt as new CIO

Axiell, the world’s leading provider of software and services for the cultural sector, is pleased to announce the appointment of Sebastian Svärdebrandt as Chief Information Officer (CIO). In this new role, Sebastian will oversee the technical strategy and development to ensure transformational initiatives globally to drive scalability.

As CIO, Sebastian will unify teams and technologies, oversee the development of applications, and manage the transition of Axiell’s platforms to Software as a Service (SaaS). He will also own the company’s cloud strategy, integrate information and technology into the business model, and prioritize cybersecurity strategy and risk management.

This appointment strengthens Axiell’s capability to lead digital transformation for museums, archives, libraries and schools, addressing their current needs and anticipating future growth requirements.

“We are delighted to welcome Sebastian to Axiell Group. As an experienced IT and Cybersecurity executive, he brings broad global experience with a focus on IT organizations and security. He will drive our technical strategy, contribute to enhanced infrastructure, and ensure that the cultural ecosystem Axiell is providing delivers value to customers every day”, says Maria Wasing, President & CEO, Axiell Group.

Sebastian brings over 20 years of high-level IT industry experience, most recently from Nord-lock Group and previously from Sony Mobile and Sony Ericsson. He successfully established a global IT organization at Nord-Lock and implemented a comprehensive IT strategy with functions migrated into a common cloud service.

“I’m eager to start my journey with Axiell Group and the assignment aligns perfectly with my expertise in digital innovation, cloudification, and global security compliance. I’m looking forward to working with the talented team at Axiell Group. Together, we’ll shape the future of cultural experiences,” said Sebastian Svärdebrandt, incoming CIO at Axiell Group.

Sebastian joined Axiell’s Group management team at the end of May 2024 and reports directly to CEO Maria Wasing.

Axiell Group
Lund June 2024

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