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Peter Carlsson

Founder and CEO, Northvolt

Peter Carlsson is Founder and CEO of Northvolt, a company on a mission to build Europe’s largest lithium-ion battery factory. Having raised €5.55 billion of funding to date, Northvolt works with the biggest automotive manufacturers in the world such as BMW and Volkswagen.

Before founding Northvolt, Peter worked as CPO and Head of Supply Chain at Tesla Motors. He left these positions at the end of 2015 to become an entrepreneur, advisor, and angel investor. Prior to Tesla, Peter worked as Chief Product Officer in several notable companies such as NXP (former Philips Semiconductors) and Sony Ericsson. 

Peter holds an M.SC. in Economics, Production, and Quality Control from Luleå Technical University.

About Northvolt
Founded: 2016  |  HQ: Sweden  |  Funding: €5,55B  |  Industry: Energy