New Nordic face for 3i

3i has made Jonas Risberg a partner in it global venture business, with responsibility for sourcing IT and communications investment opportunities in the Nordic region.

He joins from Swedish early stage VC firm InnovationsKapital, where he was a partner investing in IT since 2001, with a track record of investments that included NordNav, Silecs Oy and Kreatel. Prior to that Risberg was vice president, country business group, at WorldCom, where he was responsible for five European countries, and before that was managing director, WorldCom Nordic, for five years. During his career, Risberg has also held several executive, sales and marketing positions at IBM in the Nordic region and Ericsson where he started his career.