New Board Member

Shelf Planner AB announced today the appointment of a new member to the board of directors. This brings the number of board members to five.

Jan Bosch is professor at Chalmers University Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden and director of the Software Center (, a strategic partner-funded collaboration between 17 large European companies (including Ericsson, Volvo Cars, Volvo Trucks, Saab Defence, Scania, Siemens and Bosch) and five universities focused on digitalization.

His research activities include digitalisation, evidence-based development, business ecosystems, artificial intelligence and machine/deep learning, software architecture, software product families and software variability management. He is the author of several books including “Design and Use of Software Architectures: Adopting and Evolving a Product Line Approach” published by Pearson Education (Addison-Wesley & ACM Press) and Speed, Data and Ecosystems: Excelling in a Software-Driven World, published by Taylor and Francis, editor of several books and volumes and author of hundreds of research articles.

He is editor for Journal of Systems and Software as well as Science of Computer Programming, chaired several conferences as general and program chair, served on numerous program committees and organised countless workshops. Jan is a fellow member of the International Software Product Management Association (ISPMA) and a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Science.
Jan serves on the boards of IVER, Peltarion and Burt Intelligence and on the advisory boards of Assia Inc. in Redwood City, CA and Pure Systems GmbH (Germany). Earlier he was chairman of the board of Auqtus, Fidesmo and Remente.

In the start-up space, Jan is an angel investor in several start-up companies. 

“We’re both honoured and delighted to welcome Jan to our board of directors” says Henrik Jerner, Chairman of the Board. “We see this is a major milestone but also as a confirmation we’re on the right track with our company. We’re entering an exciting new phase with Shelf Planner, and we believe Mr. Bosch will, with the experience and insights he brings to the table, take us to a whole new level.”