New board appointments – Birdstep Technology Asa

Birdstep Technology ASA (Birdstep), a leading provider of HetNet optimisation solutions, today announced the appointment of Urban Gillström and Regina Nilsson to the Company’s board of directors.

Urban Gillström is currently Vice President of Hewlett Packard, responsible for strategic global accounts within Telco industries. Gillström is also engaged with IT and Internet industry companies and start-ups as an independent advisor and business angel. He has over 30 years’ experience of telecommunications, IT and Internet, beginning as technical officer in the Swedish Army and most recently as President and CEO of the NASDAQ OMX Nordic listed company TradeDoubler. Gillström has also held senior leadership positions with Ericsson, Sony Ericsson and Comverse in three global regions.

With over 25 years’ experience in senior executive and consulting roles in the Telecommunications and IT industries, Regina Nilsson has worked in over 30 countries, in a variety of CEO, management, sales, product development and consulting roles. She is currently a Global Account General Manager for Hewlett Packard and on the board of directors for Net Insight. Nilsson has also held the position as a managing principal for Ericsson Business Consulting (Western Europe) and as principal consultant (partner level) at Nokia Siemens Networks.

“We are very pleased to have such highly experienced professionals joining Birdstep’s board. With our focus on growing our international markets, Urban and Regina’s experience will be very valuable to us,” said Tom Nyman, Chairman of the Board of Birdstep.

Both appointments took effect at the AGM on 27 April 2015. At the same time  current board members Arne Aarnes and Anna Malm Bernsten declined re-election.

Birdstep’s full Board can be found at

For more information please contact:

Marie-Louise Nilsson Kanon

VP Market Communications Phone: +46 8 627 91 49 email:

About Birdstep Technology

Birdstep Technology ( delivers Heterogeneous Network (HetNet) optimization solutions to operators and OEMs worldwide. The award-winning Smart Mobile Data solutions allow operators and OEMs to provision, analyse, select, control, and commercialise Wi-Fi and cellular networks in order to deliver Experience Continuity to their customers. Birdstep is listed on Oslo Stock Exchange.

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