Mats Jägstam – new CEO at Science Park Skövde AB
The Board of Science Park Skövde AB has appointed Mats Jägstam as new CEO from 1 July. Mats is now Vice Principal for Business Cooperation and Internationalization at the University of Skövde.
Mats has a solid background from education, research and innovation with many years of experience from the University of Skövde, the University of Jönköping and the Technical University of Jönköping. In his roles, Mats has led large organizations in a successful way and built experience from a business and leadership perspective. He also has experience in starting and running companies as a spin-off from the academy. In his most recent role as Vice Principal at the University of Skövde, Mats has been responsible for business collaboration and internationalization and has been program manager for the University of Skövde's environment for innovation-driven research in industrial collaboration with IT as support.
– We are very pleased to be able to recruit Mats as CEO of Science Park Skövde. With Mats, we will have an experienced and committed leader who is driven by developing collaboration between business, academia and the public sector, says Leif Hultman, chairman of Science Park Skövde AB.
Mats Jägstam looks forward to his new assignment:
– I have worked close to Science Park Skövde during my time at the University and I've seen what fantastic potential and commitment there is among staff and companies. I really look forward to being able, together with our partners and colleagues, to develop the business to create more new products and services, both in new and existing companies, with more jobs and a renewed business and result, says Mats Jägstam.