Born with an entrepreneurial spirit, Christer Holloman first became successful during the internet boom of the late 1990s and has never looked back. Having now worked for, or with, numerous international companies, Holloman has built up his reputation and is now keener than ever to share his knowledge through his books and speaking work.
Holloman is an expert keen to share his insight and to inspire others. He has worked with numerous high-profile businesses and is recognised as one of Europe's leading experts in new media, trends and e-commerce. Currently Glassdoor.coms Senior Business Development Manager for Europe, he has previously worked as Head of Digital product Development for The Times/Sunday Times and as Head of Commercial Product Development for Zoopla. In addition to his work with Glassdoor.com, he is a blogger and expert writer for Sky News Tech Talk and is the Chairman of First Tuesday, a networking forum for technology start-ups, their investors and related service providers.
Holloman has worked as a speaker since 2009, tailoring each of his talks to meet the individual needs of his client. His enthusiasm and knowledge have already earned him a reputation as one of the leading inspirational speakers focusing on new media, creativity, technology and entrepreneurship. He has worked as a speaker for several Fortune 500 companies, including Dell, Intel, Panasonic and Nokia and has advised or worked alongside businesses including MSN, Yahoo! and the Daily Mail and General Trust.
Holloman's talks can cover a wide range of useful and interesting subjects:
Holloman achieved a BSc in Business and Economic at the Universality of Ume in his native Sweden. As well as Swedish and English, he can speak conversational Danish and Norwegian. In his spare time Holloman seeks to help young entrepreneurs achieve their goals using new media techniques and via volunteering. In recognition of his work in this area, he has been given an award by the Princes Trust and was named 2008 Volunteer of the Year (Young Achievement) by Young Enterprise. This interest in inspiring young people stems from Holloman's own childhood a born entrepreneur, his early business plans included becoming a Lego retailer! In his teens, he started an advertising and a rent-a-Santa agency.
"Christer is an excellent speaker. His presentation was perfectly well done, packaged, presented a masterpiece! He captures his audience covering broad subjects, delivering with simplicity complex concepts and advice." - Larissa Smaguina, Managing Director, Valmiris.
"Christer provided us with a lively, relevant and insightful presentation, which sparked off great debate within the group." - Lindsey Morgan, Account Director, Ogilvy.
"He communicated his message with a rare contagious passion and authenticity." - Johan Svensson, Chief Executive Officer, Borneo Family.
"Throughout he acted as a true audience's advocate" - James Cameron, Founder, Camerjam Events.