Johan Svanström joined EQT Partners in January 2019 and is based in London where he is part of the EQT Ventures team. Johan is serving on the board of Wolt and Epidemic Sound, an EQT Mid Market Europe portfolio company.
Prior to his role at EQT Ventures, Johan was President of Hotels.com and a member of the global management team of its parent, Expedia Group Inc for five years. In his role at Hotels.com, Johan led the innovation, strategic development and growth of the brand - operating in more than 70 countries. Johan was also President of Expedia Affiliate Network, the B2B partner division of Expedia Group, for more than three years. Before this, Johan spent eight years with Expedia in Asia-Pacific as a Managing Director, launching and growing several of the company’s divisions into leading regional players. Prior to joining Expedia, Johan was Head of the Digital Innovations Group at McDonald’s Corporation.
Johan holds a Master’s of Science in Economics from the Stockholm School of Economics.