Bob Giles and Mans Hultman Join Circle of Blue’s Advisory Board

This week, Circle of Blue adds two distinguished professionals to our Advisory Board.

Bob Giles

Bob Giles
Curator of Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard

Bob Giles became the curator of the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard in 2000 after nearly forty years in newspapers. Previously, he had been editor and publisher of the Detroit News. From 1977 to 1986, Giles was executive editor and then editor of the Rochester, N.Y.,Democrat and Chronicle and the Rochester Times-Union. His career began in 1958 at the Akron Beacon Journal. As managing editor in 1970, he directed coverage of the campus shootings at Kent State University, for which the newspaper won the Pulitzer Prize. Giles was a 1966 Nieman Fellow and received an honorary doctorate in journalism from DePauw University in 1996. He retired from the Nieman Foundation in 2011.

Mans Hultman

Måns Hultman
Former CEO of QlikTech International AB

Måns Hultman was CEO of QlikTech International AB (later Qlik Technologies, Inc.) between 2000 and 2007, and was Chairman of the Board between 2004 and 2009. During his time as CEO the company went from being a small Swedish technology company to becoming one of the fastest growing enterprise software companies in the world. Qlik introduced the world to the benefits of In Memory Analytics and went from $2 million to $80 million in revenue in seven years. QlikTech was founded in Sweden but is now headquartered in USA. Since 2009 Måns is focused on helping other technology companies achieve the same success as QlikTech and serves on the board of several Swedish and international companies.

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