Veronica Augustsson

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Veronica Augustsson
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Occupation Partner
Employer 7RIDGE
Location Stockholm, Sweden
LinkedIn Profile

Veronica Augustsson is a financial technology executive who is a partner and director with 7RIDGE.

Previously, she served as CEO of Cinnober Financial Technology. She was named to the post in October 2012 and departed in August 2018.[1][2] [3]

Background[edit]

Augustsson started her career at Cinnober in 2002 as a developer. After that she held various positions within the company including onsite support at the American Stock Exchange in New York, and also in technical sales support for the TRADExpress platform. She rose to head of sales at Cinnober and is credited with helping secure deals for its technology with Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange and LME Clear.

In becoming CEO, she succeeded Javier Tordable, who left after six months in the post.

On March 6, 2013, Augustsson was named one of the most powerful 125 Swedish businesswomen in the annual list by Swedish Magazine Veckans Affärer. [4]

In September of 2013 she was included in Financial News’ “40 Under 40 Rising Stars of Trading and Technology” list for the second consecutive year.[5]

In April 2015 she was designated as one of Sweden's most successful young female managers by Ledarna, a Swedish managers’ association, in collaboration with talent partner Nova. The final placement list will be announced at an event on May 12 in Stockholm.[6]

Education[edit]

Augustsson has a master’s degree in computer engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm.

MarketsWiki Education Videos[edit]

Augustsson participated in the MarketsWiki Education World of Opportunity series in London 2014 with a presentation titled "The Why & How of Technology."

In March of 2017, she participated in the first MarketsWiki Education series in Stockholm with a presentation titled "From Sports To Business In An International Arena."

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