Experience

helander.stream AB - personal consultancy
2019 - current
Web development, streaming media, coaching and learning.
Helander Relations - online training for relational parenting. 

MultiQ - Digital Signage operations
Lund, Sweden. May 2020 to November 2020
Documentation lead for Digital Signage with video and real-time data . Gathering and structuring internal and external documentation in 4me ITSM System

Deluxe Entertainment Services - Product Owner
London UK / Burbank US. 2017 – 2018
Product owner Deluxe BDN Broadcast Delivery Network. A global network for broadcast distribution over the public Internet disrupting satellite distribution. Produced whitepapers, product website, presentation videos and developer documentation from scratch. Finalist at the IBC Innovation Awards in Amsterdam 2017.

Swedish National Lottery - Media Producer in-house agency
Visby, Sweden. 2009 – 2017
Established Scandinavia’s first IP-based broadcast studio for a daily Keno game-show draw using Cinegy. Procurement and deployment of Kaltura OVP Online Video Platform. In-house video production for HR & CSR.

Moderna Filmer AB - Founder, producer
Stockholm, Sweden. 2002 - 2009
Founded video production company and grew crew from three in a room without windows to a team of eight in own studio. Leveraged new technologies for cost-efficient video production in multiple languages by sourcing talent globally. Produced corporate communication, instructional videos, corporate storytelling, documentaries, live broadcasts and trade show presentations.

Houdini Digital Creations - e-learning producer, writer
Stockholm, Sweden. 2001 - 2002
Scenario-based online training in healthcare and nursing. Character development, narrative structures and scriptwriting for interactive learning scenarios.

ICON Medialab - International project manager
London, UK. 1999 - 2001
International project manager migrating 16 regional sites to new shared infrastructure for PlayStation / SCEE Sony Computer Entertainment. Initial project team of eight grew to 40+ members in 14 teams across Europe.

Reference Interactive - e-learning producer, writer
Stockholm, Sweden. 1996-98
Writer and developer of 30+ interactive courses in automotive, telecoms, financial and publishing industries in close collaboration with SME Subject Matter Experts, designers, programmers and users.

Projects, a selection....

Full IP-based broadcast production
For the daily Keno game-show draw I created Scandinavias first fully IP-based live broadcast production studio using systems from Cinegy. Live TV broadcasts were streamed online using Kaltura OVP Online Video Platform. 

Product management for BDN Broadcast Delivery Network
Broadcast contribution feeds over public internet disrupts traditional satellite uplink feeds for live events. For e-sports this was a game-changer with the IEM Intel Extreme Masters tour and NFL distribution in Europe. I was responsible for go-to-market activities producing  whitepapers, technical documentation, presentations videos and website for the BDN service.

Interactive training for the AXE Digital Switching System
Starting from 1000+ pages of technical manuals I created interactive training for Ericsson Telecom worldwide. This involved creating a content management system ScriptR moving content through reviews, approval all the way into authoring and production environment. 

Founder of video production agency
Pentium CPU's, GPU acceleration, the DVD, SDI cards and DV-cameras enabled broadcast-grade video production on generic PC hardware. This was the foundation for Moderna Filmer. By leveraging Internet technologies for production and distribution we were able to open up whole new industry segments to use video for pre-sales, marketing, support and live events. The company grew from three founders to eight in own production studio. 

Commercial film director/producer/writer
For client Grammer I wrote and directed a 15 minute trade-show movie in Germany as well as 30+ B2B presentations distributed for DVD and online streaming. 

Education

New York University New York City, USA 1990-94
BFA Department of Film and Television, Tisch School of the Arts.

Charles University Prague, Czechoslovakia, 1992
Central European Studies; history, civics politics.

Aso Gymnasium Stockholm Sweden 1984-88
Upper Secondary degree in Telecommunications.

Storytelling for the New Millennium AFI American Film Institute.
Writing Interactive Fiction EU MEDIA II Sagas Workshop.
Team leadership The Management Group, mGroup
PPM Professional Project Management Enator Education.
Certified Coach, FamilyLab, Gothenburg