COO - Polestar
Dennis Nobelius, 50 years of age, lives in Gothenburg, Sweden. Dennis has been Chief Operations Officer (COO) for Polestar since September 2020. Before this, Dennis was CEO of Zenuity for four years – the software company that develops software for self-driving cars.
Prior to Zenuity, Dennis was MD for Volvo Cars in Switzerland, Programme Leader for the all-new XC90 / S90 / V90 and the new SPA platform for Volvo Car Group, and Plant Director for the final assembly shop at Volvo Cars Torslanda. Dennis was also CEO of the start-up company Expoplanet and a Visiting Scholar at Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley, USA.
Since 2021, Dennis is an advisory board member at battery developer StoreDot. He is the initiator and founder of MobilityXlab, a start-up business interface, which sees collaboration between Lindholmen Science Park, big Swedish companies like Ericsson, Zenseact, Volvo Cars and start-ups from all over the world. In addition to this, Dennis is part of the founding team of AI Sweden, a national centre for applied Artificial Intelligence.
Dennis holds a PhD in R&D Management, from Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden. Dennis is passionate about high-technology environments, sustainability, and authentic leadership. Finally, Dennis enjoys trail running and holds a black belt in judo.