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A highly recommended read: Nordic Tech in Silicon Vally, by Silicon Vikings. Including interviews of our Members...
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October 24, 2018
DocuSign Executive Briefing Center
San Francisco, cA
This year’s keynote speakers included:
Laura is a Venture Lead at EQT Ventures, focusing primarily on Silicon Valley companies. Prior to EQT Ventures, Laura was the first business hire at Kairos Aerospace, a startup that minimizes the impact of climate change through inexpensive sensors and data science. Before that, she was a senior investment associate at Bridgewater, a global macro hedge fund. Laura started her career as the founder of a recruiting platform for technology companies.
Laura has an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and a BA in Mathematics and Economics from Yale University. She was born in China and grew up in Tallahassee, Florida.
Jan works as the the branch office head in Silicon Valley for the Ericsson Global CTO. His responsibilities include:
– To build and solidify Ericsson reputation as the technology leader towards 5G, Cloud and IOT.
– To create a strong collaborative technology leadership agenda at Ericsson Silicon Valley together with partners and Ericsson local organizations
– To connect the Silicon Valley technology leadership activities to the Ericsson Product lines and R&D organizations globally.
– To establish strong relations with key technology leaders among our leading customers in North America
– To drive technology collaborations and engage in joint projects with the customers.
Jan has a PhD in Quantum Electronics and a MS in Engineering Physics from Chalmers.
Katrine Paaby Joensen, Consul General and CEO Innovation Center Denmark, Silicon Valley
Jo Sletbak, Consul General, Royal Norwegian Consulate General, San Francisco
Inger Gustafsson, Head of Vinnova Silicon Valley Office
Toms Zvidrins, Head of US Office of Investment & Development Agency of Latvia
Location: DocuSign Executive Briefing Center, San Francisco
Date: Thursday, May 19, 2016
Location: Bay Area Council Conference Center, San Francisco
Hilde Janne Skorpen, Consul General for Norway
Michel Wendell, Honorary Consul General of Finland
Richard Horning, Honorary Consul of Estonia
Sean Randolph, Bay Area Council Economic Institute
Charlotte Danielsson, Silicon Vikings Executive Director
Overview of Trends in Nordic Tech in the Bay by Country:
Gro Dyrnes, Innovation Norway
Anne Lidgard, Vinnova
Søren Juul Jørgensen, Innovation Denmark
Andrus Viirg, Enterprise Estonia
Hartti Suomela, Finpro
Marko Turpeinen, EIT Digital
Nokia: Hannu Kauppinen, Nokia
Ericsson: Erik Ekudden, Ericsson
Spotify: Kristian Lindwall, Spotify
State of Venture Capital in Silicon Valley for Nordic Companies:
Fireside Chat with Johan Brenner, Creandum
"Decoding Silicon Valley" with Jon Baer, Threshold Ventures
VC Panel: Tips for Nordic companies seeking venture capital in Silicon Valley
Pekka Pärnänen, MAD Partners & Silicon Valley Catalyst
Michel Wendell, Nexit Ventures
Lars Jensen, Scale Capital
Arne Tonning, Alliance Ventures
Showcase of Nordic Startups in the Bay with Presentations by: