Lars Lindgren, interested in the area where people and cities learn and improve through human and technical development while sustaining the triple bottom line of People, Profits and the Planet.
About Lars Lindgren:
Born in Stockholm and educated in Linköping, Paris and Honolulu. Background in Natural Sciences. Studied Business Administration and Computer Science in both US and Sweden. Graduating with a Master of Science in Human Resource Management, majoring in Organizational Development and Pedagogy (Thesis on Internet Based Learning). Lived and studied on Hawaii 1997-98. Worked in San Francisco during 2006-07. Travelled full circle around the globe in 2007, with extended stay in Bhutan. Currently living and working in Stockholm, (the first Environmental Capital of Europe).
Health, Happiness, Freedom, Opportunities
Applied intelligence, Empowering Technologies
Sustainability and Human Growth
Art (including Martial Art)
Worked with Business Strategy Implementation through on-line Business Simulations for companies and organizations in Europe, US, Africa, Asia and Australia. Back in the 20:th century I joined BTS as the first recruit in the new on-line learning business unit, BTS Interactive. Later, as Managing Director, I helped grow the team into an international business with presence in Sweden, Spain, US, Australia and India. (www.bts.com)
Founder of the company “Net L’earnings”. (www.netlearnings.com) and “XD”. (www.xd.se)
CEO of MINERVA Corporate Learning Partner (MCLP Sweden AB), one of Sweden’s largest companies specialized in Training and Net based learning. Helped grow revenues and profit and through an acquisition of SJ Service Academy the team approximately doubled. (www.minervaclp.com)
Between 2013-2018 working as Human Resource Manager at the Stockholm City Department of Environmental Protection. It’s the largest Environment and Health Department in Sweden and Stockholm is the first Green Capital of Europe. In 2018 the department of Environmental Protection won award for best Attractive employer-index in Sweden. www.nyckeltalsinstitutet.se. (international.stockholm.se)
Since 2019 heading up a new central analytics team (Eca) at the Swedish Transport Administration. (www.trafikverket.se)
2014-2018 Elected member of the Sundbyberg City Council. For two years, starting January 2016, in the position of Chairman of the Department of Buildings permits and Environmental Protection.
Co-founder of Sundbyberg’s Localparty (SLP) established 29th of January 2018. SLP grew fast up until the election and only missed getting seats in the city council by 150 votes. Focused on local democracy, openness and sustainable development of the city, it’s people and the local businesses. (www.sumpan.org)
Sundbyberg is the smallest, richest, most densely populated and also the fastest growing municipality in Sweden. Sundbyberg has the best broadband penetration in Sweden and the lowest CO2 emissions/person. Located only 8 minutes away from the Stockholm city center. (www.sundbyberg.com)