Roland Vejdemo

Nexus strengthens global position and takes Roland Vejdemo into the board

The identity and security company Nexus Group has achieved great success internationally through its Smart ID platform for secure communication between people, things and systems. Now the board is stepping up with IT veteran Roland Vejdemo as new member. “Demand for Nexus identity and security solutions has increased significantly, and Roland Vejdemo’s solid experience from both the IT and security industry is very valuable to us in our continued global development,” said Michael Olsson, Chairman of Nexus.

World-leading companies in the customer base

“The increasing demand comes from large companies and organizations that use our solutions in critical applications with very high standards of security, user friendliness and speed. For example, a world-leading vehicle manufacturer has recently chosen the Nexus platform to secure communications for online vehicles called V2X (vehicle-to-everything) communication. “In order to meet demand and deliver quickly and with the highest quality, Nexus has strengthened its organization around the world, including more developers, “said Michael Olsson.

Long operational experience from the IT industry

Roland Vejdemo, born 1957, will join the Nexus board in September 2018. Today he is Chairman of NetOnNet and Load Impact, and Board member of Avensia. For three years (2012-2015), Roland Vejdemo was Chairman of the security company Axis. He also has long operational experience in the IT industry: since the 80’s he has worked in Ericsson, Compaq and Hewlett-Packard. He was CEO at Hewlett-Packard Sweden ffrom 2002 to 2010.

Contributes to a safer society

“Nexus is one of Europe’s leading digital identities companies and has a strong position in physical and digital security. I am impressed with how Nexus has implemented its integrated solutions with many major international organizations. In addition, the concept is scalable and flexible, which allows all companies and governments to use the solutions to protect themselves from intrusion, while Nexus contributes to a safer society.

I see a great potential for growth in the next few years, and it will be fun and exciting to take part in Nexus’ continued journey, “says Roland Vejdemo.

Nexus Board now consists of Chairman Michael Olsson and members Kenth Eriksson, Ulrika Magnusson and Roland Vejdemo.

About Nexus Group

Swedish-owned Nexus Group is an innovative and rapidly growing identity and security company. It secures society by enabling trusted identities for people and things in the physical and digital world. Most of its technology is integrated into the Nexus Smart ID solution, which provides standardized and easy-to-use modules that enable organizations to issue and manage physical and digital IDs, manage physical and digital access, enable electronic signatures, and issue and manage public key infrastructure (PKI) certificates. The Smart ID solution is most commonly used for corporate IDs, citizen IDs, and IoT (internet of things) security. Nexus has 300 employees across 17 offices in Europe, India and the US, as well as a global partner network.

Published 11/9 2018

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