Basic

Richard Forslund

Employee, Head Of Product, eBay Inc.

Berlin, Germany

Skills

Team leadership & building
Product vision & strategy development
E-commerce
Curiosity
Product development & management. Business development
Project Management
Entrepreneurship
Business development & management
Internet & technical expertise
System architecture & development
Gamification
SaaS
Business process design
Great understanding of people
cultures and leadership
Program Management
Restructuring
Consulting
Team leadership
Produktmanagement
Führungserfahrung
Internationales Projektmanagement

Timeline

Professional experience for Richard Forslund

  • Current , since Jun 2020

    Head Of Product

    eBay Inc.

  • 7 years and 5 months, Jan 2013 - May 2020

    VP Product Management & Innovation (Prokurist)

    adviqo GmbH

    Sept 2016, VP Product Management & Innovation January 2013, Head of Product Management Leadership of global product management team & UXD team (up to 20 ppl) Member of executive team and prokurist for adviqo AG Acquisition and build up of Mobile Product Management team. Definition of Product vision, strategy and roadmaps Driver of Innovation & New business development Development & optimizations of products in global product portfolio Definition, monitoring and analysis of KPIs

  • 4 years and 9 months, Apr 2010 - Dec 2014

    Co-founder

    SportsOnly Sweden AB

    Co-founder and lead product development for a service & consultant company providing expertise and auction solutions for sports clubs.

  • 6 years, Jan 2009 - Dec 2014

    Co-founder

    Smakprov Media AB

    Product development for a co-founded online book-sample community platform. http://www.smakprov.se

  • 2 years and 10 months, Apr 2010 - Jan 2013

    CEO, Founder & Managing Consultant

    GenIT AB

    Consulting for various organisations in europe including eBay, Dawanda. Analysis of Existing organizational processes, responsabilities & tools. Change Management, Project Management. Product Management, Management of Product & Business requirements. System Development. Set-up of Business Case Frameworks, Design of Partner Programs, Design of Commercial models, Market and customer needs analysis.

  • 2 years, Jan 2008 - Dec 2009

    Product Manager Sweden

    eBay Inc

    From conception to realization of bringing Swedish eBay platform from C2C to B2C and the enterprise market. Management & set-up of eBay Developers Program for Sweden. Management of API, Management of national and international payment solutions. Backbone between business owners and IT Management of projects and product requirements. Management of Release Coordination and Communication. Leading development with both internal and external development teams.

  • 4 years and 8 months, Feb 2004 - Sep 2008

    Founder & consultant

    Riconit

    Self-founded consulting company, predecessor to GenIT AB Project management, System development, Business development, Product & system development.

  • 2 years, Feb 2006 - Jan 2008

    Head of development

    Front Display

    Lead the product development of an Interactive Hotel TV solution. Including Partner contact & Cooperation, customer Services & development, Product backlog management. System Development.

  • 1 year and 8 months, Jul 2004 - Feb 2006

    IT Manager

    Aktiebolagstjänst

    Defining a new process for handling company registrations, architecting a supporting IT infrastructure & system, with internal and external interfaces and integrations towards Partner services. Leading software development of designed solution including Database design & implementation, Programming of interfaces, processes & integrations.

  • 1 year and 3 months, May 2003 - Jul 2004

    CTO

    EasyContact

    Lead the product development of an online & mobile e-commerce & community platform. Lead a team of 4 developers. Resource planning. Management of Product backlog.System development. Set-up of international operation environment.

  • 10 months, Nov 1998 - Aug 1999

    System administrator & developer

    HSB Gävleborg

  • 1997 - 1998

    Sergeant soldier & Aircraft mechanic

    Swedish Airforce

    Group leader, Mechanic for fighter aircrafts, Survival & soldier training, Elected trusted soldier representative for division of 400 soldiers.

Educational background for Richard Forslund

  • 3 months, Aug 2012 - Oct 2012

    Gamification

    University of Pennsylvania / Distance course

    Behavioral psychology, Game design, Game elements, Business implementation design

  • 4 months, Jul 2012 - Oct 2012

    Software Engineering for SaaS

    University of California / Distance course

    SaaS, RubyOnRails, Cloud development

  • 3 months, Mar 2003 - May 2003

    System developent for Internet

    KTH Royal institute of technology Stockholm

  • 2 years and 11 months, Aug 2000 - Jun 2003

    Computer science

    University of Gävle

    Project mgmt & economics

Languages

  • Swedish

    First language

  • English

    Fluent

  • German

    Intermediate

  • Norwegian

    Intermediate

  • Danish

    Basic

Wants

Business opportunities
Adventures
Networking
Developing challenges
Talented & Passionate people

Interests

Entrepreneurship
Sports
Travel
Music
Internet
Product & System development
House renovation.

XING members with similar profiles

Browse over 18 million XING members