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Magnus Jern

Chief Innovation Officer

Magnus Jern

Chief Innovation Officer

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Magnus Jern is DMI’s Chief Innovation Officer. He is responsible for driving innovation, thought leadership, and mobile transformation across DMI globally. He was previously leading DMI’s International teams and the Mobile Application Solutions Division with a team of 250 specialists.

Magnus has over 10 years of experience in content strategies, online marketing, search, location-based services, app development, and mobile marketing for global consumer brands, retailers, and carriers across the world. He was the CEO and Founder of Golden Gekko, one of the leading mobile app solution provider in the world, which DMI acquired in 2013. Prior to founding Golden Gekko, Magnus worked as a senior manager at Vodafone where he was responsible for developing the global mobile advertising proposition and marketing strategy for Vodafone’s consumer services, such as mobile TV, mobile music, and casual gaming, which generated more than €1.4B in 2006.

In 2014, Magnus was named one of the Mobile Top 50 by The Drum. He is a frequent speaker at Mobile World Congress and a guest lecturer at ESADE, one of Europe’s leading business schools. Magnus is often quoted by top news sources, such as Reuters, Financial Times, and The Guardian, about future trends in mobile. Most recently, he founded Moville, a non-profit organization dedicated to educating future mobile experts to help improve the world through mobile technology.