Smartoptics WDM


Magnus Grenfeldt
Magnus joined Smartoptics in November 2016 to strengthen the management of the company and lead the company’s growth into new technology areas and market segments. Prior to joining Smartoptics, Magnus held several executive positions at Transmode and Infinera. He brings over 20 years of experience from the Optical Networking industry and has held management, sales and business development positions at ADVA Optical Networking, Sycamore Networks and Ericsson.


Truls Schøyen
Truls joined Smartoptics early 2008 as CFO and COO of the company. He served as CEO from 2012 until Magnus joined in 2016. Truls has a strong focus on creating a solid financial base and develop systems that will support growth and flexibility. Prior to joining Smartoptics, Truls held management positions in both retail and the IT industry.


Kent Lidström
Director Products
Joining Smartoptics in January 2018 to lead the newly established product unit Optical Networks. Previously held various positions at Transmode and Infinera and he has recently returned to Sweden from a 4-year assignment as the director of sales engineering in the USA. He has over 15 years of experience from the Optical Networking industry.


Peter Puranen
Director Operations
Peter joined Smartoptics in June 2017 to manage and strengthen the company’s product portfolio for sub-systems and lead and develop operations. Former Sales Director Europe for Skylane Optics. Brings more than 25 years of experience from the fiber optics industry and held several management positions within sales, operations, strategic sourcing and product management at Packetfront, Transmode and Ericsson.


Per Burman
Director Strategic partner sales
Joining Smartoptics in early 2018. Focuses on strategic partnerships and support Smartoptics local sales team. Per holds more than 15 years of experience from the optical networking industry. In the past, Per has held several sales and management positions at Transmode and Infinera.