Johan Svanström joined EQT Partners in January 2019 as part of the EQT Ventures team. Today, he is primarily Partner for the EQT Growth strategy.
Johan is serving on the boards of Wolt, BIMobject in EQT Ventures portfolio and Epidemic Sound and Freepik in EQT Mid Market Europe portfolio. Also, Johan is part of the board of RVRC.
Prior to EQT, Johan was President of Hotels.com and a member of the global management team of its parent, Expedia Group Inc for five years. In his role at Hotels.com, Johan led the innovation, strategic development and growth of the brand - operating in more than 70 countries. Johan was also President of Expedia Affiliate Network, the B2B partner division of Expedia Group, for more than three years. Before this, Johan spent eight years with Expedia in Asia-Pacific as a Managing Director, launching and growing several of the company’s divisions into leading regional players. Prior to joining Expedia, Johan was Head of the Digital Innovations Group at McDonald’s Corporation.
Johan holds a Master’s of Science in Economics from the Stockholm School of Economics.