Marec Gasiun

VP, Global Partnerships, Telia Company

Marec Gasiun

Speaker Bio

Marec leads a newly formed unit at Telia Company that oversees business development and growth initiatives with strategic partners. He leads the Group’s efforts to enable new business opportunities and access to technology and innovation through partnerships, and help those scale across markets.

He has held various business development lead roles at Google based out of Silicon Valley and London. In his most recent role he led Google’s Automotive partnerships for North America and EMEA, where he was part of the core team that secured Google’s first automotive platform deal with Volvo and Polestar. Previously, he was the head of Android Partnerships in Northern Europe, where he led the Android business and platform strategy for telcos, pay-TV operators, device OEMs and other tech partners. Here he spearheaded several highly strategic deals and partnerships for Google. Prior to this he spent several years in the Nordics in strategy, sales and product management roles both at Huawei and Telenor.

He also has a background as a founder, and is today also an active investor and advisor in the startup space.