John Einar Sandvand
Communications Manager for product and tech at Schibsted Media Group
Experienced media manager working for the leading Scandinavian media
Journalist by background, but has worked with digital product
development and communications in different capacities for the last 12
Passionate amateur photographer.
John has extensive experience from the media business. He has worked for the most of his career at Schibsted - the owner of the largest media
houses in Norway and Sweden. His professional experience can roughly be divided into three parts:
- Journalist and editor - he has worked for 12 years in different positions for Norway´s largest newspaper
Aftenposten, including being
correspondent in Asia (based in Hong Kong) and assistant managing
- Digital product development - he was in charge of setting up successful
online sites about travel, cars and food for five leading Norwegian
newspapers. He has also worked as digital media strategist and was
responsible for setting up Schibsted´s tech hub in Krakow, Poland.
- Communications management - he has worked in communications,
promoting his company internally and externally. His current position is a
communications manager for product and tech at Schibsted Media.
Product managers and others interested in how to best set up teams across locations or in communication strategies.
Main fields of expertise:
Extensive experience in the media business as well as within journalism,
digital product development, management, near-shoring, content