At Opticos, the one thing we all have in common is that we are passionate about what we do and love new challenges. Each day brings us new opportunities to grow, both as persons and professionals. Get to know some of our colleagues and read about why they enjoy working at Opticos.

Johan Saks

Professional Background and Education

I have over 25 years of international project and business experience from multiple industries, with a focus on manufacturing industry, financial services and life science sector.

As a senior advisor I help clients drive business transformations, performance improvements, cost reductions and large scale IT programmes. I also advise clients to strategise and drive end to end sourcing initiatives including negotiations with suppliers and management of multiple professional partners.

Before joining Opticos I was a management consultant at Gemini Consulting, Acando and PA Consulting. I have a Master of Science in Engineering Physics and University studies in Economics.

Why did You Join Opticos?

Opticos is a firm with high ambitions and many experienced professional with an entrepreneurial spirit. This together with a very good client base applied to me as I think it is a good foundation for doing projects that are interesting and important to our clients.

Areas of Expertise

  • IT driven innovation through new technologies like Internet of Things (IoT) and traditional business systems or internet based applications
  • Cost out management with long experience from cost engineering, sourcing and category management
  • Programme management in leading strategy and implementation projects in an international environments with multiple cultures in domains like manufacturing, supply chain, sales companies, and finance and support functions

Recent Client Work

  • Currently supporting an industry client to develop a strategy for Industry 4.0 including an outlook for how the client can support its customers with products and services to enable connected and smart manufacturing
  • Also working on a classic IT cost out project, reviewing IT spend, commercial arrangements and IT capabilities in order to find improvement opportunities and implement initiatives to get more value from investments in IT

Lars Scheff

Professional Background and Education

I have been at Opticos since 2011 and have been working as an advisor from last 25 years.I have a broad experience within sourcing and legal areas from IT, Telecom, Automotive and Construction industries, and have been working for clients within both private and public procurement sector.

I hold a Master of Law from Uppsala university together with some classes in business administration.

Why did You Join Opticos?

Opticos gave me an opportunity to work within my interest and experience areas. So when I first met the founders of Opticos, Fredrik and Anders, and we discussed possibilities and interests, it just said “click”. The rest is history. The colleagues at Opticos are really 100% professionals. They are experienced and dedicated people with a good sense of humour. Therefor I really like the culture within Opticos.

Areas of Expertise

  • Legal advisory services
  • End to End sourcing & purchasing advisory services which includes activities like drafting of request for proposals, advice with supplier evaluation, contract negotiation and contract award
  • Sourcing & Procurement Coaching

Recent Client Work

Currently working with drafting an agreement that suits our clients IT-business and organization. Also drafting and negotiating the agreements regarding Service Desk, IT Operations, Application Maintenance, Projects and resources.

Also working in areas regarding data protection and export control.

Recent experience also includes holding responsibility of an interim purchasing manager, where I was responsible for developing and implementing a purchasing process, recruiting of purchasing staff, and doing the operative purchasing tasks.

Deepak Kamboj

Professional Background and Education

I have over 10 years of International Business Development experience and as a business consultant I help my clients to realise and identify value propositions from various service delivery models and cost reduction initiatives. I also help my clients in their sourcing lifecycle process and support them to establish smooth service transition to various delivery models like offshore, nearshore etc.

 I hold a degree in Business Administration from University of Petroleum & Energy Studies.

Why did You Join Opticos?

I joined Opticos because Opticos for me is a company with opportunities. My role here inspires me to keep on learning and sharing new ideas with customers. It gives me a chance to leverage my industry experience towards Management Consulting & Advisory services in multiple industry domains, which I am really excited about.

The best part is that I get to work in a team with highly ambitious and experienced colleagues who only believes in delivering the best to our clients.

Areas of Expertise

  • Outsourcing Services
  • Change Management
  • Business Development
  • Energy & Utilities

Recent Client Work

I am currently helping a Swedish based manufacturing company within security services and solutions, in their sourcing initiatives. It’s a great project with lots of scope to develop.

Åsa Iwanson

Professional Background and Education

I have over 18 years of experience in the IT field, both as a consultant and employee.

A solid background within different areas and roles and I am driven by helping companies and people grow.

Great experience of leadership and IT management expertise from my former job as a Global IT Manager over Customer Service & Payment Online at a large retail Company.

I have great experience from steering and managing outsourced environments and with off-shored delivery both as a staff manager and delivery manager.

Have deep knowledge in project steering management, portfolio management and change management.

The strength lies in the great understanding between IT and Business.

Why did You Join Opticos?

I joined Opticos because I see a great potential in this company and I see this as a natural next step for me.

Opticos is a company with a lot of knowledge and experience in sourcing advisory and as I see it so far - great colleges with big ambitions.

Areas of Expertise

  • Ecommerce
  • Retail, Payment Online, Customer Service
  • IT Management
  • Sourcing Management

Recent Client Work

Currently responsible for a strategic work stream within a Application Management  at a large global company. Working with defining sourcing strategy including external services.”

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