Day 1 @ Cirkus Stockholm

True high level digital inspiration

On Sime’s main stage and on special summits where we deep dive in the topics you chose, you will meet brave leaders sharing best practice as well as industry experts providing a toolkit for navigating tomorrow’s business opportunities.

09:00 A hail storm of digital cool, Ola Ahlvarsson


09:20 A Silicon Valley outlook with CNN’s Laurie Segall

09:35 Inside the brains of super entrepreneurs
We have gone unicorn hunting and found what makes them tick.
Nirav Tolia, founder, neighbourhood social network growing faster than any unicorn.
Peter Vesterbacka, founder Rovio/Angry Birds presenting his latest game, the amazing Big bang League


09:55 “Go hack yourself” – Upgrading your life by biohacking
Chris Dancy, the world’s most connected man in conversation with Hannes Sjöblad, Chief Disruption Officer, Epicenter and Singularity University ambassador.


10:15 Internet of things download – the best from IoT Symposium
Stephanie Huf
, Head of Marketing, Division X, Telia Company.

10:30 Break



11:00 Picking the winners – Money talks
Introduction by Sara Wimmercranz, founding member of Backing Minds and Footway and Susanne Najafi, founding member of Backing Minds and Eleven.
Followed by conversation with José Marín, founder FJ Labs and one of the world’s most successful business angels.


11:25 Scale Up – An introduction to the science of hyper growth
We deep dive into the secret sauce behind the fastest growing companies and into the science of scaling up.

Kees de Jong, serial entrepreneur and Scale Up institute ambassador.


11:45 Scale up Safari
Meet some of the coolest and hottest scale up companies in town.

Elina Berglund, founder Natural Cycles, former CERN scientist before creating the fast-growing fertility app.
Veronica Hedenmark, founder of VH Assistans and six other companies.
Juan Urdiales, founder Jobandtalent, the on demand work force phenomenon powering for instance Uber and the platform economy.
Isabella Löwengrip Entrepreneur and social media star.




Day 1 Summits 12:30–14:30

Digital marketing Summit

A special summit on the future of marketing with invited thought leaders.

Innovation Summit

A special summit for supercharging digital innovation together with innovation experts, innovation directors and corporate change makers.

Sime Consciousness

A summit where you discover why modern leadership starts with self leadership. Disrupt your thoughts and get tools and tricks that make you a better (self) leader.

Social Impact Summit

A special summit for social entrepreneurs, non-profit organizations and CSR professionals.


14:30 Driving digital change
Up close with the top executives in charge of changing traditional industries forever.

Bodil Eriksson, CEO, Volvo Cars Mobility
Georgi Ganev, CEO Dustin AB, from 2018 CEO Kinnevik AB


14:50 Are we becoming superhuman – The future of Health

Ivan Rusilko, medical doctor and anti-aging expert
Mouna Esmaeilzadeh, medical doctor, neuroscientist, founder SciLife Clinic and TV expert commentator.


15:10 Who can you trust – A view on cyber security and the risks in a connected society
Rolf Rosenvinge, Head of Cyber security at PwC in conversation with Laurie Segall.


15:30 Me Too – the story of a woman that had enough (and one of the most important viral phenomena of our time)

Carolin Solskär, champion of the Metoo movement and creator of the Metoo Stockholm events.


15:50 Mastering storytelling
We take a deep look at what makes a story touch the heart and smiles of an audience… and why storytelling is becoming the most important skill of any ambitious leader.

Alec Sokolow, co-creator of box hit success stories like Toy Story and Garfield.


Day 2 @ Epicenter | Nov 16

Day two Sime moves to Epicenter and Sime Land with over 10 industry summits, expert talks and a full day of engineered matchmaking in addition to the best party in town.

Venue: Epicenter Stockholm, Regeringsgatan 59

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Sime Summits | Nov 15 & 16

This year Sime takes new grip on business match making. Between and after the main stage sessions Day 1 and all of Day 2 at Epicenter Stockholm there are numerous interesting summits as well as chances to meet thoughtleaders.

See all summits here

Sime Closing Party

An evening of culinary experiences, upgraded beverages, great music and the best crowd in town. You will be sure to upgrade not only your business opportunities but also your dance moves.

Doors Open at 19:00

Venue: Epicenter, Regeringsgatan 59

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