“Michael and Leif infuse our Board with commercial experience that is vital to transforming our innovations in the market. They are highly accomplished and internationally connected within the premium consumer brands space and fields of technology linked to printed electronics,” said Jani-Mikael Kuusisto, CEO of Ynvisible. “Working with start-ups and large corporations, they build innovations in measured and sustainable ways. Their actionable insights greatly strengthen our company.”
Robinson is currently director of Open Innovation & Business Development for Packaging Innovation at L’Oréal USA. His role at L’Oréal centers on technology scouting and strategy, business development, and integrating business and design best practices to accelerate and launch new packaging, products, and experiences.
He has developed packaging for new business channels at Hasbro Toys; has helped build, lead and evolved a packaging and Beauty Tool team at Bliss World LLC; and has guided category Industrial Design, User Experience & Innovation within the Global Design & Packaging team at Colgate-Palmolive.
“Ynvisible is poised to fully leverage their technology acumen and proven design capability," Robinson said. "Ynvisible’s recent investment in high volume manufacturing enables them to transform breakthrough user-experiences into the market as that trusted and essential brand partner.”
Ljungqvist has extensive executive and senior management leadership experience, as well as governance and executive compensation expertise. He has particular expertise in strategy and operations in printed electronics. Before Ynvisible’s acquisition, he was chairman of Consensum Production AB.
“Printed electronics is one of the most exciting developments in the electronics industry for the years to come," Ljungqvist said. "Ynvisible is among the best-positioned companies to meet the market needs for a technology that enables the Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence."
Previously, he was CEO of Acreo Swedish ICT AB which is now a part of RISE (Research Institute of Sweden) and the manager of the ICT division there. RISE is one of Europe's top applied research institutes. Leif is currently Board Member in Ligna Energy AB. He has held several other executive and Board positions in start-ups and large organizations, including but not limited to manager for the distribution of Schwarzkopf Sweden, Photonic Sweden, Strand Interconnect, and DP Patterning.