Dr. Mikael Isaksson
CEO and founder


Expert signal processing, system engineering, management and market & sales. Worked at Telia Research 1989-2001, founded UpZide in 2001 and been CEO ever since. Mikael has been in leadership roles since mid 90’s, but have always performed engineering in parallel. Active in VDSL standardization (ITU SG15/Q4, ANSI T1E1.4, ETSI TM6) between 1995 and 2003.

Mikael’s innovation track record is fairly impressive, more than 30 patents in the field of radio and VDSL. His key innovations is today a central part of the VDSL standard. In 2004, he was awarded Honorary Doctor by the Universitly of Lund.

Göran Ökvist
CTO and founder


Senior system engineer with extensive experience in R&D, from system engineering to efficient and product oriented product management.

Background in the Swedish armed forces, project manager of national and international projects, site manager Telia Research, CTO Upzide Labs, worked/lead engineering at STMicroelectronics, Huawei, IMC, Samsung etc.