Dr. Andreas Birnik
Co-Founder, Carbon Story
Andreas is co-founder of CreoPop, the world's first 3D pen with cool ink, and co-founder of CarbonStory, a crowd-funding platform for climate change mitigation projects. Andreas is also an advisor to Eta Devices, a venture backed MIT spin-out with a breakthrough power amplifier technology. Originally from Sweden, Andreas lived in 10 countries prior to arriving in Singapore in early 2006. Andreas previously held the position of Director of Smart City Solutions at Ericsson and before that he worked as an advisor to telecoms operators, private equity investors and start-up technology companies. Earlier in his career, Andreas held a variety of management positions in strategy, marketing and finance in telecoms and technology companies in Europe and the Middle East.
Andreas holds a Master’s degree in sustainability from Harvard University, a Master’s degree in Economics and Business from Stockholm School of Economics and a PhD in Strategic Management from Cranfield University. From 2007-2013, Andreas was an adjunct professor at the National University of Singapore where he taught strategy, Asia Pacific Business and sustainability in the Business School and in the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy.
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