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Erik Stenman

Erik Stenman has been programming for fun since 1980, and for profit since 1989 when he started his first company. He received his Master of Science in Computer Science in 1996 from Uppsala University.

Erik was one of the driving forces behind the the High Performance Erlang project (HiPE) from the start in 1996 until he successfully defended his Ph.D dissertation against opponent Simon Peyton-Jones.

During his post-doc as a project manager in Martin Odersky's Scala group, he helped bring the project to a successful release of Scala 1.0.

Before joining Kreditor he worked at Virtutech with low-level optimizations of Virtutech Simics.

Currently Chief Scientist at Klarna, Erik is responsible for the technology behind "Klarna Online", a system providing creative payment solutions to Internet shops.

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