Christer Holloman

About

CEO and co-founder of the award-winning consumer finance platform Divido. Prior to starting Divido Mr. Holloman launched Glassdoor.com in EMEA which subsequently got acquired for $1.2bn USD.

Before this, he helped traditional media companies like The Times and the Daily Mail in the UK and Gannett, the largest newspaper publisher in the US, to transition old business models to monetise new digital channels for recruitment, property and content.

Author of Amazon bestseller 'The Social Media MBA' series published by Wiley in multiple languages and more recently 'How to Sell Online' published by Pearson, the world's largest publisher of academic literature. Mr Holloman holds an MBA from the University of Oxford.

Works

BMW partners with Divido

Divido is today available through over 1,000 partners that are offering B2C and B2B finance to their customers at the checkout.

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Speaker Showreel

Frequently invited to discuss the business impact of future technologies with audiences ranging from business students to C-level executives. Recent clients include brands such as VISA, Microsoft and Ogilvy.

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Book Trailer

Author of the Amazon bestseller The Social Media MBA, the sequel was also made Book of the Month by the CIM. In addition I write tech trend features for Salesforce.com.

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Resume

Education

MBA

Oxford University, UK
Saïd Business School & Jesus College

Sep ’15

BSc Business and Economics

Umeå University, Sweden

May ’04

CBRN Warfare Specialist

The Swedish Armed Forces, I20/Fo61

Sep ’01

Licenses

Financial Conduct Authority - CF1 Director

Dec ’14

Financial Conduct Authority - CF11 Money Laundering Reporting

Nov ’16

Work

CEO and Co-Founder

Divido
The world’s largest platform for consumer finance

Apr ’14 – Present

Investor

Various
Including The eMoov Group, Airsorted, No Agent, Hiyacar.

Apr ’18 – Present

Business Development Director, EMEA

Glassdoor.com
First hire outside the US, set up the regional sales and marketing organisation.

Oct ’12 – Mar ’14

Head of Digital Product Development

The Times and The Sunday Times
Strategic ownership of all digital channels; roadmaps and budgets.

Oct ’11 – Sep ’12

Head of Commercial Product Development

Daily Mail and General Trust
Strategic ownership of deploying new digital revenue streams.

Jan ’10 – Dec ’10

Head of Product, EMEA

CareerBuilder.com
Localised and rolled out new products across 12 countries.

Jan ’07 - Dec ’09

Business Development Manager

Swedish Chamber of Commerce for the UK
Advised Swedish companies expanding to the UK.

Jun ’04 – May ’05

LANGUAGES

Swedish & English

Native or bilingual proficiency.

Contact

Location