Wanderword is pleased to announce that as of February Johan Strömberg has taken the reins as CEO. Having done a fantastic job of growing Wanderword in his years as co-founder and CEO, Thomas Lindgren remains Chairman of the board with a full focus on the company’s strategy, including partnerships and business development.
Johan Strömberg is a serial entrepreneur, with a background from various finance positions at large international companies. He has a proven track record of growing departments and companies as well as being a successful investor in startups. Johan brings hands on experience as former CEO of Bitsquid game engine, which was successfully developed and sold to Autodesk. Johan’s experience as a C level coach and leadership team-development consultant will also be valuable for the continued growth of Wanderword.
“It’s really exciting times at Wanderword with our three focus areas covering a great spectra of Interactive Audio Entertainment (IAE). Fabula Interactive Audio Engine enables everyone to develop and release IAE on many devices. Polar Night Studios in Boden are experts in IAE within many genres. Poptale, is both a community and a platform to be updated on the latest within IAE. I couldn’t be more excited with this smart setup” – Johan Strömberg
“It is great to join forces with Johan again after several successful ventures together, including Bitsquid, where Johan was the CEO and I was the Chairman of the board for Fatshark (owner of Bitsquid). Johan will help Wanderword to propel to the next stage in development and with his experience and leadership. We will be able to develop more and better content as well as the best content creation engine for interactive audio entertainment”, says Thomas Lindgren
Wanderword is a category leader within interactive audio entertainment, driving the market with enabling technology, creative content production and distribution. The company has launched multiple entertainment titles on Amazon Alexa. Wanderword also owns the audio editing platform Fabula™ and Poptale, the leading online community for interactive audio entertainment.
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