BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Charlotte Fors is Vice President of Sales at Nexmo Inc. (acquired by Vonage in 2016), the largest global cloud communications platform. Before Nexmo she was VP of Sales at mBlox Inc. (acquired by CLX in 2016), the largest global messaging provider. She is also the President & Founder of MBolden and on the board of the Swedish American Chamber of Commerce as well as the Mobile Ecosystem Forum.
Charlotte has a background as a Strategy consultant with a leading Scandinavian management and IT consulting firm. She earned her MBA at Linkoping University in Sweden and was a Ph.D. student at the International School of Management and Industrial Engineering.
Charlotte has always had a passion for helping women advance in their careers. mBolden has been a great platform to help support women and she is looking forward to continuing to support its mission and to grow the organization globally.
Veronika Sonsev is the CEO and Founder of inSparq.com, a social communication company. She is also the President & Founder of MBolden. In her 12-year career as a business development and strategy executive for AOL and Jumptap, Veronika has built new business lines, developed strategic partnerships and launched international markets. Veronika earned an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a BA in Economics from American University. She serves on the advisory boards of Jumptap, Thinkstreams and Pocket Hurricane.
Kristine Newman, a veteran to the digital and marketing industries, has been a leader in mBolden since its founding as Women in Wireless, and served as co-President in 2013 and 2014. Kristine has 20 years of experience working on exciting digital and integrated marketing solutions and award-winning campaigns for clients including Verizon Wireless, Coca Cola, Procter & Gamble, Pfizer and Chevron.
As Managing Director of West 14th Marketing Group, her own company based in San Diego, Kristine develops marketing solutions for small and medium businesses. She currently sits on both the Board of Directors and the Advisory Board for mBolden.
Farzana Nasser is a digital marketing executive and technology entrepreneur who has spent her career building and growing companies. She currently consults with companies to develop data-driven insights to drive organizational growth in interim head of growth/head of marketing roles.
Farzana is a sought-after thought leader and frequently shares her experiences speaking at global mobile and technology conferences and in industry publications and podcasts. She was featured at AdWeek NY and in publications including Forbes, The Huffington Post, and Silicon Republic. Farzana was recognized as one of 13 Women Helping Women in Stem and one of the top 70 Women of Color who should be speaking at conferences.
She is also a Board Director & President Emeritus of mBolden (formerly Women in Wireless), a global organization that champions women in mobile and digital with 10k+ members across 10 cities around the world.