Board of directors

Juha Christensen
Chairman and Founder

Juha is a serial entrepreneur with a remarkable track record in both Europe and the U.S.  Building mobile operating systems for most of his career, he founded Symbian, went on to lead the charge in the early days of Windows Mobile, ran part of Macromedia, helped build Teleca into the largest System Integrator in the mobile industry and worked on making Trolltech and Qt successful. Today, his focus is on building and scaling innovative tech companies like CloudMade, Cogniance, Teleca and Brandworkz.


Christian Petersen
Board Member

Christian is an extraordinary innovator with 20 years of experience within the online and mobile app industry. He has worked internationally as an expert on mobile applications and advergaming for such companies as Macromedia, Microsoft, Symbian, Kellogg’s, LEGO, Mars, and Nestle. Today, Christian is VP Community at CloudMade, where his primary goal is to make sure that the main needs and wants of CloudMade’s growing developer community – the leading game developers and publishers, consumer brands and mobile users – are recognized and transformed into great location-based products and solutions. Christian is Chairman of Brandworkz and WebWordSystem.


Michael Shraybman

Michael is a seasoned leader within the world of Management Consulting, with years of experience designing and implementing solutions for the Fortune 500 clients in mobile, financial services, entertainment, and other industries.  He has extensive experience working with remote software delivery teams across the world and has been part of the outsourcing industry since its worldwide commercial flare-up in the mid 1990’s. Michael’s passion is for seeing successful ideas make it into rapidly scaling, commercially successful ventures.

Michael holds an MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management.