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Mengmeng Du ~ Sweden

Mengmeng is one of Sweden’s leading digital profiles. She has held leading positions at several of the most successful online companies originating from Sweden, is on the board of some of the country’s largest consumer companies, and is a trusted advisor to the Prime Minister.

Currently, she is an investor and active advisor to online startups through her own company Mimion. Her previous role was COO at podcasting startup Acast. Prior to that, she was in several leading positions at Spotify — first as Director of International Growth, later Marketing Director in Nordic/Benelux/APAC, and lastly Director Global Marketing Operations. Before joining Spotify, she was VP Product at Stardoll.

When Mengmeng started her board career at 29, she was among the youngest ever to be voted into a listed company board in Sweden. Mengmeng is now working with Skandia, Filippa K and NetOnNet Group. She has recently also been on the boards of Qliro Group (incl. brands like Nelly, CDON, Gymgrossisten) and Skånska Byggvaror.

Mengmeng is also one of ten select advisors from business and academia in the National Innovation Council. The council is led by the Prime Minister, with aims to further strengthen Sweden’s innovation capabilities and competitiveness. Other members are the Deputy Prime Minister and the Ministers for Finance, Enterprise/Innovation and Higher Education/Research.

Mengmeng has a M.Sc. in Computer Science from KTH and a M.Sc. in Business from Stockholm School of Economics.