Pierre Mikaelsson Appointed CPO of ProGlove

Seasoned executive brings more than 15 years of experience in technology management


CHICAGO and MUNICH, March 12, 2024 – ProGlove has a new Chief Product Officer (CPO). Pierre Mikaelsson will oversee product creation effective immediately. He follows after Ilhan Kolko, who left the wearable tech pioneer late in 2023.


Pierre Mikaelsson joined ProGlove after serving as Executive Vice President and Head of R&D at Nilfisk, a global provider of professional cleaning equipment. Before his tenure at Nilfisk, Mikaelsson was the CTO of Kuka in China. He began his career at ABB. Pierre Mikaelsson previously served as ABB Robotics Global Technology Manager (CTO), overseeing global technology and R&D efforts in the robotics business unit. With over 25 years of product creation experience, including over 15 years in leadership roles, he has worked in five countries:  Sweden, China, Germany, the USA, and Denmark. Mikaelsson earned a Master of Science degree from Chalmers University of Technology.


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“I am impressed with the beauty of simplicity in ProGlove’s solution. Their usability is second to none and extremely beneficial to users,” said Pierre Mikaelsson, CPO at ProGlove. “I look forward to emphasizing the data value proposition and designing the next generation of wearable scanner solutions by leveraging their unique connectivity.”


“Pierre not only has the technological and engineering skill set we were looking for but also brings the leadership experience we need to manage our internationally diverse team,” said Stefan Lampa, CEO of ProGlove. “This will be critical for driving innovation, meeting the needs of our global customers, and addressing the challenges of our complex industry.”


About ProGlove

Founded in 2014, ProGlove provides industrial wearable scanning solutions. With its hardware and software products, ProGlove increases productivity, safety and quality for more than 2,000 customers in warehousing, logistics, manufacturing and retail. ProGlove solutions enable users to capture and analyze data quickly and easily. ProGlove’s customers include well-known organizations such as BMW, DHL, Gap Inc. and Lufthansa Technik Logistik Services. ProGlove is headquartered in Munich, Germany, with additional offices in Chicago (USA), Coventry (UK) and Belgrade (RS). The company employs more than 350 people from over 30 countries. More information is available at: www.proglove.com