Jonas Karlén is the CEO of Viaplay, the leading Nordic streaming service for live-sport, series, movie, kids-content and original series. Viaplay is part of MTG, a leading international digital entertainment group,that is shaping the future of entertainment by connecting consumers with the content that they love in as many ways as possible. Jonas joined MTG in 2008 and has held senior operating positions, before becoming CEO of Viaplay.
Jonas was previously COO for the Nordic Pay TV business and CEO of Viasat Sweden, heading up the DTH and IPTV business. Prior to joining MTG, Jonas worked for Vattenfall, one of Europe’s largest Energy Utility companies where he held various manager roles in sales and product. Jonas has a BSc in Management and Business Administration from Lund University in Sweden.