Professor Leif Sjoblom
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Leif Sjöblom is Professor of Financial Management at IMD.

His areas of special interest are:


  • The restructuring of the telecommunications industry
  • Performance measurement and shareholder value creation
  • Micro-entrepreneurship in sub-Saharan Africa


Prior to joining IMD, Professor Sjöblom worked in marketing, production and in the telecommunications industry. His teaching experience includes a range of courses for the telecommunications industry as well as general management courses in performance management and financial analysis. Since joining IMD he has directed the Program for Executive Development (PED) and the Building on Talent (BOT) program. He is also actively working with African entrepreneurs and universities to develop their capabilities.


Leif Sjöblom has a PhD in business and MS in statistics from Stanford University, a MBA from Helsinki School of Economics and a BSc in electrical engineering. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and a Fulbright fellow.


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Leif Sjoblom's Publications
2018
Givewatts: Helping Africa climbing the energy ladder (A)
Case study
2016
Is Africa the land of business opportunity or pain?
Article
2013
Emerging markets perspectives
Article
2008
The CFO - a Capital Position in Leading in the Top Team - The CXO Challenge
Book Chapter
2004
Commercializing Technology - Why is it so Difficult to be Disciplined?
Article
Business Horizons