Lars Johansson



Board Member Since


Lars Johansson is an active cleantech angel investor and co-chair of the Northwest Energy Angels, the first angel organization in the country with an exclusive focus on Cleantech. He currently spends part of his time at the University of Washington as an Entrepreneur in Residence at the Center for Commercialization. 

His background is in IT where he was an executive at Microsoft for a combined 16 years. Lars joined Microsoft in Sweden and was responsible for the Nordic Enterprise business when in 1993 he relocated to Redmond to lead the development of the company’s initial volume licensing programs. Most recently he was responsible for Microsoft’s Worldwide System Builder business. 

Lars has a Business degree from the University of Uppsala and a "Gymnasie-Engineer" degree from Älvkullegymnasiet in Karlstad, both in Sweden.