November 6, 2021 – Fika on Zoom

Date:November 6, 2021 9:30 a.m. MT via Zoom
Title:Swedish Research Case Studies
Presenter:Kjell Andersson

Several times a year (pre-pandemic), SGSC hosts live mentoring sessions at the Fika Coffee Shop in Parker, Colorado. Kjell accepts research requests in advance and presents his finding before a live audience. We are now re-creating our Fika sessions live via Zoom.

Kjell is SGSC Member, Research & Mentoring Chair. He has had Swedish ancestry research as his main hobby since 1975. He joined the Swedish Genealogical Society of Colorado (SGSC) in February 2008 and there he is the Research & Mentoring Chair and member of the Board. Kjell is a dual citizen (Swedish and U.S.) with a telecommunications executive background. Before moving to the U.S., he was Executive Vice President and General Manager at Ericsson Radio Systems AB in Stockholm where he also served as the Head of the Business Unit, Mobile Telephone Systems, European standards, and was responsible for global sales and marketing, product development, production, supply and distribution in 60 countries. He moved to Colorado Springs in 1997. Since then, he has been Chairman and CEO of multiple American telecommunications companies. Today he is retired and lives with his wife Birgitta (Titti) in Colorado Springs. Kjell holds a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from The Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm 1968 and a Diploma in Management from CEDEP, Fontainebleau, France.

Videos and handouts available here.