Sophia Bendz ~ Sweden

Sophia is an Executive in Residence at Atomico. Based in Stockholm, she focuses on helping portfolio companies with strategy and scaling, as well as with the sourcing and evaluation of new investment opportunities. Sophia was the Global Marketing Director at Spotify from 2007-2014, building out a strong consumer brand from scratch, launching and marketing the service globally. Today she is an angel investor and advisor to startups and serves as a Board Director at Avanza, Norstedts and Unibet. She is also a co-founder of non-profit foundation She studied international marketing and economics at Stockholm University. Sophia spent the last five years living in New York City but has now located back to her hometown Stockholm.