Pär-Jörgen Pärson is a Venture Capitalist with one of Europe’s leading firms, Northzone. He is on the Board of online music sensa- tion Spotify, Russian online classifieds giant Avito.ru, payments provider iZettle and other fast growing technology companies in Europe and United States. In the early nine- ties he spent five years at McKinsey&Co but then turned consumer goods entrepreneur and subsequently into a venture investor. Pär-Jörgen likes to put his collection of vin- tage guitars to work through his Marshall stack and gladly belts out his signature ver- sion of Hendrix’ Purple Haze for anyone who dares to listen.
Hans-Olov Öberg is a reformed Investment Banker turned Crime Novel Writer and Publisher. He began his career as a Business Intelligence Analyst with seb, and then spent a number of years as a Financial Editor with Affärsvärlden. In the mid-nineties, he dived headfirst into the financial markets and a number of years with Deutsche Morgan Grenfell, Folksam Asset Management—and worse firms— ensued. Since 2008 he devotes full time to his crime novels and running the publishing company Bullet Point Publishing. He plays a multitude of musical instruments in many styles and is equally likely to be found playing heavy metal guitar, be-bop saxophone or even classical recorder.