Mattias Hjelmstedt

Founder & CEO of U​topia Music

As featured in Bloomberg, CNN, The Guardian, Wall Street Journal, and Wired, serial entrepreneur, Hjelmstedt has successfully created companies since the early 1990s in the areas of: content distribution; streaming; online gaming; social media; and computer technologies.

An unparalleled innovator, Hjelmstedt’s commitment to online user experience, and turning online TV into a global reality, sees him partnering with the leading figures in TV, electronics, and digital industries, as well as discerning consumers.

Mattias has over the years won several awards, among some of them:

  • the 2014 Digital innovation award at the Digital TV Europe 50 Leaders Awards event

  • Mattias' company Magine was named Best TV App at the TV Connect Awards 2014, which took place at BAFTA 195 Piccadilly, and celebrated excellence, innovation and achievements in the global TV and connected entertainment markets.

  • Mattias was ranked at number two in 50 VOD Professionals Nordic, a comprehensive list of the most influential figures working in the industry and region. Judged by senior industry executives, over 100 individuals were nominated, and the final league table includes representatives from companies such as Ericsson, NRK, and Netflix.

Mattias is also a frequently enlisted keynote speaker within the digital space, since he has worked with digital transformation within the Internet, computer gaming and media industry since the early 90th.

Mattias Hjelmstedt is the founder, Chairman and CEO of Utopia Music Group. Utopia Music is on a mission to create an open platform which enables a new kind of ecosystem which dramatically increases the efficiency in the music industry, it will enable artists to create freely and for the entire industry to thrive economically. Utopia Music uses blockchain and AI to build tools that enrich collaboration, creation, and at the same time amplify financial returns for all participants in the music industry. Utopia Music is a multicultural team nearing 60 employees from 14 different nations. What unites us is an incredible passion for music, technology and culture.