Ronny Haraldsvik joined Cohere Technologies as Chief Marketing Officer and head of business development in September 2019. Mr. Haraldsvik has two decades of wireless industry experience with innovative startups and leading companies such as Shasta Networks, Flarion Technologies, Qualcomm and SpiderCloud Wireless. Prior to Cohere, Mr. Haraldsvik headed up CMObuilders, an advisory firm focused on helping startups with positioning and strategy. Since 2000, Mr. Haraldsvik has held VP and SVP/CMO roles with public and private companies: SpiderCloud Wireless (acquired by Corning), BelAir Networks (acquired by Ericsson), Bytemobile (acquired by Citrix) and the role of vice president of strategy and marketing for mobile broadband with Qualcomm. Prior to Qualcomm, Mr. Haraldsvik was vice president of marketing at Flarion Technologies (acquired by Qualcomm), vice president of marketing with Nortel Networks IP Services BU (a unit created after the acquisition of Shasta Networks), and Director of North American Field Marketing at Bay Networks (acquired by Nortel Networks). Mr. Haraldsvik holds a BA in business from the University of San Francisco.