On the 6th, 7th and 8th of March 2020, I had the pleasure to facilitate a hackathon to address sustainability in the fashion industry in Portugal, a project developed for Moda Lisboa. A hackathon is a design sprint event where different players and stakeholders come together to address a specific challenge.
On the 11th of February, I moderated a panel on the Sthlm Fintech Week around the challenges in Insurthech in Sweden. The discussion was lively and many great points were made, my key learnings are the need to build more bridges between insurance incumbents and startups, translate the experts in insurance towards entrepreneurs and, finally, invest in process innovation!
For the first time the author of Rapid Learning Cycles methodology, Katherine Radeka, was presenting her work and methodology in Stockholm, in an event organized by me with support from FCG.
The Rapid Learning Cycles framework is a synthesis of Agile software practices that is tailored for physical products. My top lessons learned from the event: #1 pull innovation and don’t push it, #2 postpone key-decisions as much as possible & #3 build on your existing knowledge!
It is with great pleasure that I announce that the book chapter of which I am the principal author “AI leadership and the future of corporate governance: changing demands for board competence” is now published! This chapter is part of the book “The Digital Transformation of Labor (Open Access) Automation, the Gig Economy and Welfare“, edited by Anthony Larsson and Robin Teigland and published by Routledge and was developed under the research project 4boards.ai.
On the last 15th of November 2019, I had the honor of sharing my thoughts on the future of health-care on an inspiring lecture at the Innovation day in Karolinska Institutet. My talk was one of the three inspiring talks to help the students deep-dive in a health hackathon which had the challenge to redesign the home of a multiple sclerosis patient in the year 2030.
Last November, I was presenting with Paul Lequay the work of the Stockholm Speculative Futures Chapter on the Future of Privacy. We talked about the challenges we face when it comes to mass-surveillance, privacy and data management, by building possible futures for Stockholm in 2040. These possible futures where build collaboratively between the entire Stockholm Speculative Futures, including Trieuvy Luu, Marie Louise Juul Søndergaard and Lorenzo Davoli, with the support from Martina Eriksson and Johan Hammarlund.
I was invited to activate and inspire Spotify employees with a lunch presentation. Rapid advancements in technology, together with increasing socio-political unrest and the challenges of climate change, generate increasingly dynamic, complex and uncertain competitive environments. Today, it is an advantage to understand where tomorrow is headed and how we can impact the future. This talk introduced Spotify employees to the concept managing uncertainty by the exploration of trends, trendspotting and future thinking.
Our research project 4boards.ai had the pleasure to present at the celebratory event for IMIT’s 40 years, on the 24th of October 2019. IMIT, a partner in the 4boards.ai project, is a foundation that aims to support research and development in technical, industrial and administrative renewal. During the presentation, Liselotte Engstam and me from the 4boards.ai team, presented the Boards 4 AI Leadership Matrix and collected data from the participants in the room by conducting a Mentimeter flash-survey. Check the presentation slides in SlideShare.
Last Thursday, the 26th of September 2019, I had the honor of giving an inspiring talk on innovation and a Design Thinking workshop to the Marketing and Communications team from Business Area Technologies and Emerging Businesses (BTEB) at Ericsson.
My opinion on "Is Paris the next start-up hotspot?" article was published in the Financial Times under the segment "MBA view" where business school students discussed what it takes for Paris to become Europe’s tech hub.
I was a keynote speaker in the “Design Talks Business” conference, part of the official program of the Gdynia Design Days 2018, which took place in Gdynia (Poland) on the 13th of July 2018.
I participated in a panel discussion on the gig-economy, which took place in Almedalen 2018.
Almedalen week is known as as the time when different actors in politics an civil society get together in Visby, in the island of Gotland, to discuss the most pressing issues affecting Swedish society and the world.
On the 30th of March I had the honor of spending the morning presenting my thoughts on innovation and strategy to a group of key Lithuanian companies in Vilnius. This event was an organisation at Challenge Accelerator.
My interview in Swedish National Radio on my experience starting Frames, the Portuguese Film Festival in Sweden.
My interview in the Virtual Innovation Sofa podcast from Mihaela Biti, preceeding the Digital Innovation Hub conference in London (Juanry 2018).
My TEDx Matosinhos talk is finally available!
LEAD was a leadership programme designed to make participants think deeper and differently on technology shifts, innovation processes and sustainable development. The four month long LEAD programme was a joint initiative between the Stockholm Resilience Centre (Stockholm University) and the Swedish Institute.
Check the freshly published video "Balticlab - Connecting Creative Minds", a journey into the Balticlab experience. With reflections from me and Mikolaj Norek as facilitators and content designers, from the Balticlab participants on their discoveries and challenges throughout the programme in 2014, as well as contributions from the Balticlab mentors and inspirational speakers.
“After extended consideration of all submissions I am delighted to let you know that the Programming Committee would like to invite you to present your final paper at our international Designing Experience-conference to be held at the Academy of Visual Arts, HKBU from 27 to 29 November 2014.”