Previous Stars on Stage
Every year we scout the most inspiring, experienced, wise and entertaining speakers and thought leaders in order to give you a mix of important, inspirational and absolutely wonderful talks and presentations with international dignity. Count on 100+ speakers during the two days of Sime.
Founder of Spotify
Silicon Valley serial entrepreneurm investor and chair person of Kiva
Professor Global Health, Karolinska Institutet
Founder Flickr and Hunch
Founder of Skype
North Korean freedom activist and author
CTO Amazon (USA)
Serial entrepreneur and one of the thought leaders of Singularity University
VP Global Branding, Reebok
Professor MIT, scientist on cosmology, world famous thought leader on AI
Legendary brand builder, VP World Marketing at Apple during the Steve Jobs era
EDventure, investor, author and the queen of US Internet
Founder of Wikipedia, TIME “100 Most Influential People”
Senior reporter Vice media and award-winning film maker (Kumare – the true story of a false prophet).
Professor at the School of Computer Science and Communication at KTH
The world’s most connected man
Author and Global Customer Growth and Innovation evangelist at Salesforce
CEO/Creative Director Realbotix and controversial creator of Harmony
Journalist, filmmaker, Vice Media
CEO Spiegel Online
Previous speakers include: Fredrik Skavlan, journalist and The TV personality, David Rowan, Chief editor, WIRED Europe, Tim Kring, screenwriter and TV producer, Adriana Cisneros, CEO and vice Chairman, Cisneros, Brock Pierce, Chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation, co-founder of Blockchain Capital, credited with pioneering the market for digital currency in games, Joi Ito, CEO Creative Commons, Hans Vestberg, CEO Ericsson, Brent Hoberman, Co-founder of lastminute.com, Peter Vesterbacka, Super entrepreneur and founder of billion dollar Rovio’s angry Birds, Mia Brunell Livfors, President and CEO, Axel Johnson AB, Salim Ismail, Founding Executive Director of Singularity University, Rolv Erik Ryssdal, CEO Schibsted, Alec Sokolow, Academy Award Nominee, master storyteller, writer of Toy Story, Garfield and many more, Laurie Segall, CNN Tech News anchor and Editor-at-large for CNN’s first original CNNgo, Mostly Human with Laurie, Per Sundin, CEO, Universal Music Sweden, Veronica Hedenmark, Working chairman and founder of VH Assistans, Barnassistans, Seniorassistans, Veronica Hedenmark utbildning och förlag, Hjalmar Nilsonne, CEO Watty, Bonnie Roupé, Founder and CEO of Bonzun – the fast-growing pregnancy app listed as China’s Top Mobile & Internet startup, Stephanie Huf, Head of Marketing, Division X, Telia Company, Fredrik Lindblad, Digital Transformation Leader, PwC, Gustaf Josefsson Tadaa, one of Sweden’s most frequently hired speakers on digital transformation, technology and the future of science, Boel Swartling, Angel investor/working chairman, Marcus Murray, Team Manager of TrueSec’s Security expert team, Malin Westerberg, Regional Director, Aleris North, Amer Mohammed, Head of Digital Innovation, Stena Line, Thomas Grandell, CEO and co-founder, Etsimo Healthcare Ltd., Stephen Lynam, founder Min Farm, Georgi Ganev, CEO and President Dustin AB, Claes Berg, Head of Merchant Services Nordics at PayPal, Mouna Esmaeilzadeh, Medical Doctor, Neuroscientist, Visionary Entrepreneur, and TV profile, founder of SciLife Clinic, Carolin Solskär, Initiator of #metoo Sweden Oct 22nd 2017, program director at Microsoft, Marcus Velin, Global Business Devloper Crowd Insights, Telia, Anna Bennich Karlstedt, Psychologist, psychoterapist, public speaker and writer, Navin Thukkaram, Serial entrepreneur and investor, Ellen Sundh, Creative Technologist within new media, prototyping, IOT, electronics and product development, John Ekman, Founder Conversionista, Scandinavia’s no.1 Conversion agency, to fix leaky web sites, Kate W. Butchart, Client Services Director, EVRY Strategic Design Lab, Pauline Wallander, Project Director at SocialView, Gaurav Dixit, Head of AI and Automation Development, Ericsson, Mathias Johansson, Head of Automated and Customized Solutions at Telia Company, Elena Malakhatka, PhD researcher, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Per Fredriksson, Lead Solution Engineer at Salesforce, Danica Kragic, Professor at the School of Computer Science and Communication at KTH, Emma Storbacka, CEO, Avaus, Tom Nickels, Senior Advisor/Founding Partner, Avaus, Linda Hammarstrand, Co-founder Culture Academy, HR specialist and key note speaker on passion…, Ilona Vigren, Growth Hacking Business Lead, Avaus, Maria Izzo, Automation Lead, iZettle, Björn Hansen, Head of IoT, Division X at Telia Company, Maks Giordano, Digital Strategist, founder Kreait, Sarah Wittbom, UX Manager, IKEA, Chris Dancy, The world’s most connected man, Tiffani Bova, Author and global customer growth and innovation evangelist at Salesforce, Peter Burman, Program Manager Mine Automation, Boliden – a pioneer in 5G and autonomous trucks…, Camilla Brinck, Artist and creator of smash hit cartoon characters Musse & Helium, winning the ears and hearts of kids…, Jacob Felländer, World famous photographer and artist, Victor Bernhardtz, Policy Analyst Digital Markets, Unionen, Åsa Caap, Founder and CEO or OurVodka, Magnus Mähring, Professor of Entrepreneurship and Digital Innovation at the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE), Elin Allison, Business Manager Retail, Telia Company, Mart Maasik, Innovation LAB Director for SEB Group, Pär Ekroth, Head of Marketing and Communications, GetSwish, Anne Gro Gulla, CMO, Telia Company, Charlie Muirhead, Serial entrepreneur and co-founder Cognition X, the leading AI analyst firm., Anders Hardebring, Co-founder and CEO, Imagimob, Veli-Pekka Julkunen, Chief Data Scientist, Avaus and Co-Founder at GameRefinery, Mattias Forsberg, Executive Vice President and CIO, IT & Digital Innovation, SAS, Kristofer Ågren, Head of Data Insights at Telia, Paulina Olsson, Partner and CMO, Peppy Pals, Fredrik Östbye, Group VP, Head of Digital Transformation, Grundfos, Baman Motivala, Area Vice President Nordics, Salesforce, Mahesh Kumar, CEO Result, co-founder FitnessCollection, co-founder and Director of the Innovation Labs at Epicenter, Joel Hellermark, Founder & CEO of AI startup Sana Labs, awarded “Supertalent of the Year” & “Entrepreneur of the year”…, David Sandström, CMO, Klarna bringing a decade as a captain of cutting edge agencies into the payment Unicorn, Hannes Sjöblad, Biohacker, Chief Disruption Officer at Epicenter, ambassador for Singularity University, Göran Genvi, Founder and CEO of Nature Academy Learning Lab, Senior Advisor at Tällberg Foundation…, Bita Yazdani, Culture strategist and business philosopher who worked closely with Simon Sinek to discover the why of many organizations, Heidi Andersen, Shero Leaders, speaker, author, mindset mentor, art therapist, and one of the first to teach mindfulness…, Pontus Holmgren, Gro. –Licensed psychologist within the specialized field of group- and organizational psychology., Johan Holm, Gro. –Has worked with leadership and organizational development for 25 years, Charlotte Hellgren, With her company, Nativa, Charlotte facilitates health, learning and growth through inspiration, education, coaching…
Soon Hammarström, SOON.NU Urban Development works with the two perspectives – “Start to do now” and “Prepare for the future”Charlotte Brandin, Acting Managing Director of Charity Rating, Nurit Nobel, Behavioral scientist and CEO Impactually, Erik Engellau-Nilsson, CEO Norrsken Foundation, Cecilie Waagner Falkenstrøm, AI artist and researcher at Royal College of Art in London, Erik Bang, Innovation Lead H&M foundation, Erik Sandström, Director Arbetsförmedlingen Direkt, Rosie Linder, Founder and CEO Peppy Pals, Glenn Bilby, CEO and founder of Qinematic AB, Richard Nordlund, Senior strategy director PwC/Pond, Caroline Stiernstedt Sahlborn, CEO Ekskäret, Selina Millstam, VP and Global Head of Talent Management, Ericsson, Nirav Tolia, Co-founder and CEO Nextdoor, Sofia Breitholtz, CEO Reach for Change, Jan Artem Henriksson, One of the founders of SelfLeaders, Isabella Löwengrip, Entrepreneur and social media star, Annica Johansson, Global Impact Manager, Reach for Change, Shawn Westcott, Business Development Director, Nordics at BlueOrchard Asset Management, Lisa Farrar, CDO at Nordic Choice Hotels and CEO of eBerry, Kees de Jong, Serial growth entrepreneur and mentor, scale up company investor, Benjamin Rohé, Entrepreneur and investor, Magnus Wistam, CEO MSL, Publicis Groupe, Bodil Eriksson, CEO and Chief Executive, Volvo Cars Mobility, Chris Dancy, The most connected man on earth, Sara Wimmercranz, Founding member, Backing Minds, founding member Footway, Susanne Najafi, founding member Backing Minds, beauty retail entrepreneur and digital cool company investor, Ivan Rusilko, Medical Expert, health writer and lifestyle coach, Mahesh Kumar, entrepreneur, author and digital enthusiast, CEO of Result, co-founder at Fitness Collection, Result and Epicenter, Elina Berglund, Nuclear physicist who discovered the Higgs particle, left nuclear physics to become an entrepreneur as founder of Natural Cycles, Joachim Rask, Head of Purple+ at Telia Company and many more..
Sime is Northern Europe´s leading event on digital opportunities. Since 1996 we have been gatehering 2000 + world leading speakers, thought leaders and experts, C-level executives, Unicorn founders, entrepreneurs, techies and marketeers for two mindblowing days in Stockholm.
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