Rickard Damm, Head of Innovation, Telia Company

Rickard Damm

Head of Innovation, Telia Company

Scaling Neo4j to millions of homes with Kubernetes

Telia Zone is a platform that allows consumers to experience superior digital solutions at home, simplifying everyday life by making time at home more enjoyable. Telia Zone gained a lot of press for launching both an open developer API and a consumer proposition in record time. Technical challenges, performance requirements and the strive to implement more advanced features has required the team to develop and implement the backend with the latest technologies and methods including Neo4j Casual Clustering and Kubernetes.


Rickard Damm is the 'founder' of Telia Zone and currently leads the project towards global commercialisation. Rickard has a broad high-tech product management and business development background having worked on conceptualising and launching new products and services in the domains of Digital Identities, Digital Payments, Cloud, Mobile Advertising, Streaming Music, Mobile TV, CDN, Location Based Services, Managed Services, Hosting etc.