Olof Hernell


Olof Hernell joined EQT as Chief Digital Officer (CDO) in June 2015.

Olof Hernell heads the Digital Team at EQT, which besides working with digital business development of the EQT portfolio companies, also looks after internal IT and engineering teams.

Coming from a Google background, he was Head of Android and Chrome Hardware for Google Nordics until June 2015 and prior to that Head of Enterprise, Google Sweden. Olof started his career developing algorithms for computational fluid dynamics and has been on the barricades evangelizing mobility, cloud technology and consumerization of IT throughout his career.

Olof Hernell holds a Master of Science in Applied Mathematics and Chemical Engineering from Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm.