Vice President Accelerated Innovation & Venturing Husqvarna Group
Björn Axling is Vice President Accelerated Innovation & Venturing and leads the Husqvarna Group innovation activities specifically aiming at creating new market growth and spearhead new solutions in robotics and AI. His responsibilities cover the complete innovation spectrum from ideation, concept development, experimental and iterative market testing and incubation to validate business viability. His mission is to engage in leading innovation ecosystems to drive co-creation together with external partners and startups. Björn also leads the strategic direction, scouting and engagements with startups in Husqvarna Group’s corporate venture capital unit. Husqvarna Group invests in and partner with leading startups in robotics, AI, digital services and IoT.