Pontus is an Innosight Partner who has been based in the Singapore office for 7 years. During his tenure, he has worked across the region and has helped clients such as Johnson & Johnson, the Ayala Group, Caltex Australia, Manila Water and SCG address the challenges of innovation and new growth. He has worked extensively on innovation growth strategies and capabilities and regularly advises senior managers on these topics particularly in Singapore, China, India, Thailand, Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines.
Pontus speaks and writes regularly on the topic of innovation, and he is the co-author of the Harvard Business Review article “Build an Innovation Engine in 90 Days” published in 2014, and the 2016 MIT Sloan Review article “Next wave of business model in Asia”. Pontus has a keen interested in digital transformation and disruption and their impact on businesses across the world.
Prior to joining Innosight, Pontus was the CEO of a biotech company that was founded together with the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. He has published numerous articles on cancer cachexia and sudden infant death syndrome, and is a co-author in a patent on cachexia treatment. Before his biotech career Pontus worked for The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in Helsinki, Stockholm, Copenhagen and Hamburg. During his five year career at BCG, he worked across multiple industries including industrial and consumer goods, healthcare, logistics, banking, and retail.
- Business Advisory
Innovation / Strategy / Digital Transformation
- Technology Media and Telecommunications
MBA, with honors, Helsinki School of Economics
MPhil, with honors, International Relations, Cambridge University
MPhil, with honors, Russian and East European studies, Glasgow University
BA, History, Hamilton College