Written October 27, 2016
Professor of Computer Science at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm
Danica Kragic is a Professor of Computer Science at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. She pursues research in robotics, computer vision and machine learning. Her goal is to develop artificial systems that will take over dirty, dull and dangerous jobs. She has received several international awards for her scientific work and holds IEEE Fellow grade.
She is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences and one of the founding members of the Young Academy of Sweden. She serves on the Board of Directors of FAM AB and Institute for Future Studies. Given her interest in fashion and art, she is fronting fashion brand Rodebjer’s campaign I am.
Country Manager, Google in Sweden
Anna Wikland works as the Country Manager for Google in Sweden. Prior to Google, Anna worked as the CEO for the digital agency Keybroker. Anna also has a background from the US where she lived for 5 years, working with marketing and communications. Besides her role at Google, Anna sits on the board for IAB Sweden and IT&Telekomföretagen. She is a respected leader and received the “Future Leader” award at Chefsgalan 2015 and also made the list of “Sweden’s 101 super talents” published in January 2016.
Professional board member, co-owner Careereye
After 16 years as a senior executive at Fritidsresor/TUI Lottie Knutson today acts as a senior advisor and professional board member, with positions in companies like Stena Line, Scandic, Wise Group, Cloetta and others.
Having experienced heads on the digital transformation of the travel industry – with digital channels, peer-to-peer reviews and a transparency revolution – Lottie also joined Swedish digital HR startup Careereye in 2016, as a board member and investor. At Careereye current and former employees can rate, review and share their experience with different employers.
Lottie is also an author and highly regarded advisor in the areas of trust, change and digital transformation.