Meet the Team

Keystone Leadership

We are an international team truly passionate about education.

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Erik Harrell

Chief Executive Officer

Erik Harrell serves as CEO of Keystone. He has over 20 years of experience in the ed-tech, business-to-consumer and business-to-business Internet industries, including CEO of Kahoot! from 2016-2018 and various C-level roles (COO, CSO, CFO) at Opera Software. Erik has an MBA with Distinction from the Harvard Business School and a MA and BA from The Johns Hopkins University. His mission is to execute Keystone´s vision to be the most scaled and trusted resource for students as they make one of the most important decisions of their lifetimes, their education.

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Magnus Grøneng

Chief Financial Officer

Magnus Grøneng is Keystone's CFO and has been with the company since 2018. Prior to Keystone, Magnus served as Investment Director in a Norwegian Family Office and worked as a management consultant in McKinsey & Company. Magnus has a Master of Science degree from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology and Universität Karlsruhe in Germany. Magnus’ mission is to look after Keystone’s finances and investors and be an enabler for Keystone to deliver on its vision.
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Fredrik Högemark

Chief Service Officer

Fredrik Högemark serves as Chief Service Officer at Keystone. Fredrik is one of the founders and has been active in the group since its inception. Prior experience from SEB Corporate Finance and Handelsbanken Capital Markets. Fredrik has a Bachelor in Business and Economics and a Master in Accounting, & Financial Management from Stockholm School of Economics. Fredrik’s mission is to develop and deliver services which help students in their journey to find the right education and to develop innovative solutions for the education industry.

 

 

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Mattias Säker

Chief Commercial Officer, Domestic

Mattias Säker is Chief Commercial Officer for domestic student recruitment and professional training. Mattias is a co-founder of EMG that merged with Keystone in 2021. Mattias has 20 years of experience within Leadership, sales and entrepreneurship. He has a master degree in finance from Stockholm School of Economics. He believes wholeheartedly in the value of excellent training and continuing professional development. Mattias has a passion for physical training and has several Marathons under his belt. The bike ride to the office is the perfect start of his day.

 

 

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Scott Miller

Chief Commercial Officer, Study Abroad

Scott Miller serves as Chief Commercial Officer. Scott has over 11 years of experience in the EdTech space. Scott served successfully as VP of Sales and other roles since joining Keystone in 2010. Prior to Keystone, Scott worked on Barack Obama's 2008 Presidential campaign and also served 3 years in the United States Peace Corps in Costa Rica.
 
Scott has an MPhil in Sustainable Development from the University of Oslo and a BA from DePauw University. Scott's mission is to help drive performance and development of Keystone's sales and customer success teams, bringing the best possible results to higher education institutions around the world.
 
 
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Saba Chafiki

Chief Marketing Officer

Saba Chafiki is the CMO. With over 12 years of experience working in higher education and telecommunications industries, Saba has extensive experience in sales and marketing. Saba has a Master of Management from Burgundy School of Business and a Bachelor of Public Management from the Institute of Public Management and Territorial Governance (France). Saba’s primary mission is to expand Keystone’s global footprint, helping to connect students and higher ed institutions on a global scale. She also focuses on ensuring Keystone is a trusted resource for students, helping to improve the journey to enrollment and beyond.
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Stefan Helgesson

Chief Development Officer

Stefan Helgesson serves as Chief Development Officer of Keystone, a position he has held since 2020. Stefan has been with Keystone since 2013, responsible for traffic, lead generation and product development. With a background in Mechanical Engineering and a degree in business development from Hyper Island, he has more than 18 years experience in SEO & SEM, and 10 years of software development. Stefan was previously Conversion Director for a large online affiliate group in Stockholm and New York from 2006-2009. Stefan’s vision for Keystone is to become the best and most trusted student resource, globally.
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Nina Rimmerfeldt

Chief Product Officer

Nina Rimmerfeldt is the CPO (Chief Product Officer) of KEG. Nina has a background of 15 years as a leader with previous roles as Communication Manager, Business unit manager (Sweden & UK, US), Product development Manager, and recently 3 years as CPO at former EMG. Nina has many years of experience in the education industry and a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology. Nina's mission is to lead the strategic product direction that serves the overall group company vision, to help everyone in the world to find the right education.

 

 

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Simon Gustafsson

Chief Technology Officer

Simon Gustafsson serves as Chief Technology Officer of KEG. He has many years of experience in web development and studied Computer and Systems Science at Uppsala University. Simon co-founded the student article platform Mimers Brunn in 1999 that was acquired in 2005 by the company and he worked as a consultant to develop it until 2007 when he started full time as a developer. Before taking over as CTO in 2020, he has served as Senior Developer, Team Manager and Tech Lead.

 

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Lene Satterwhite

Co-Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO)

Lene Satterwhite is co-CHRO for KEG and joined Keystone in 2020. Lene has 20+ years of experience from various leadership roles within the Human Resources field in Fortune 500 companies like General Electric and DHL Express operating globally and across many industries including oil & gas, healthcare, renewable energy, aviation, logistics, digital & hi-tech. She has also worked within fast growing start-up environments.
 
Lene has an MBA and BBA from Pacific Lutheran University in the USA. HR’s daily mission is to support the company’s vision to attract, develop and empower our passionate and high achieving employees in the quest to be the most scaled and trusted resource for people searching to further their education.
 
 
Liza Andersin

Liza Andersin

Co-Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO)

Liza Andersin is Co-CHRO and joined former Educations Media Group in 2016. With a background of working within the HR field for over 10 years combined with solid experience of media production within Employer Branding, Liza has developed a proactive HR approach that is close to the business. Liza has a Bachelor in Psychology from Stockholm University and has also studied Organization and Management at Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne.

HR’s daily mission is to support the company’s vision to attract, develop and empower our passionate and high achieving employees in the quest to be the most scaled and trusted resource for people searching to further their education.

 

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