Event day program 2022
The Nordic Women in Tech Awards 2023 ceremony will be invite only due to limited venue capacity. Please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org regarding access.
Find the program for the 2022 event below. The program for 2023 will be announced before Thursday the 9th of November, 2023.
16:00 - 17:15 Registration
17:30 - 17:40 Welcome by the hosts
Elina is an experienced professional with strategic business development and in venture capital, and has been a part of the tech scene for almost 15 years in different roles and for the past years also as one of the organisers behind Gothenburg Tech Week.
She is an appreciated hostess and moderator in the Nordics, and has led stages at techBBQ, Connect2Capital and the finals of Silicon Vikings Startup World Cup competitions.
Rasmus Bruun is motivated by finding solutions and helping people grow. He has vast experience with PR in Denmark and internationally and is the Managing Partner of InchByInch.
He cares for entrepreneurship and diversity and is actively working to promote female role models with the intention to inspire more women to start their own business or become part of the tech sector.
17:40 - 17:45 Few words from the organizers WonderCoders and Women in Tech Gothenburg
17:45 - 18:00 A message from the Cabinet of the European Commissioner of Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth - Mariya Gabriel
18:00 - 18:10 Ellie King, EqualIT
Ellie King is the Co-Founder of Equal IT; a mission-driven business
working to diversify tech teams through refined talent acquisition
complemented by diversity and inclusion consulting.
As the host of the Equal Inspired Podcast; Ellie is passionate about amplifying the voices of womxn and non-dominant groups who are doing amazing work in tech to create relatable role models, because representation matters.
18:10 - 18:20 TC Corkett, Red Hat
As a Senior Director at Red Hat, TC leads Red Hat’s Global GTM & Technology Sales Enablement, she is also Chair of Red Hats Women’s Leadership Community (WLC) Education and Membership Development Committee.
Through the WLC, TC is passionate about enabling and promoting leadership opportunities that advance personal development and help WLC members maximize their impact both within Red Hat, and the tech industry as a whole.
In her personal life, TC is a keen sailor who has recently completed a personal adventure by sailing more than 35,000 miles as part of crew in the Clipper Round the World race.
18:20 - 18:25 Digital Leader of the year
18:25 - 18:35Kari Anna Fiskvik, Nordic Choice Hotels
Kari Anna Fiskvik is the VP Technology at Nordic Choice Hotels and has more than 25 years experience within tech, strategy, business development, digital transformation and logistics.
She never dreamed of working with technology, but says technology choose her when she in her late teens fully realized what an important role technlogy plays in solving both global and local challenges on an every day basis.
Her mission is to create a tech community where people come in as they are and feel comfident that their best contribution to helping the tech industry becoming an industry that solve problems for all society is to dare to believe that the person you are is more than good enough. She is an experienced conference speaker and was voted top 50 women in Tech in Norway in 2022.
18:35 - 18:40 Diversity Leader of the year
18:40 - 18:50 Nina Junehed & Stella Alamil,
Nina is a Chief Operational Officer and she is responsible for IT and
digitalizations for the Sweden operation. 22 years of experience in the
IT industry and 16 years of successful track-record in driving extensive
change programs and digital transformation including ERP and new
operating model and on-line establishments in the Retail Industry.
Extensive experimentera in Automation and AI.
Stella heads up the IT Transformation & CIDO Office at ISS World Services. She is responsible for driving IT strategy development & execution, building up the global technology team, and demonstrating digital value creation. She has been with ISS for fives years in several roles, including managing migrations projects and spearheading the PMO for Malware Attack recovery program.
18:50 - 18:55 Initiative of the year
18:55 - 19:05Christina Andersen, Functional health and neuroscience behavioural coach
19:05 - 20:30 Dinner
20:30 - 20:35Announcement by the hosts
20:35 - 20:40 Developer of the year
20:40 - 20:50Anna Dicander, Ericsson
Anna is the Head of Hardware Engineering, Ericsson, since October 2022,
where she is overall responsible for the end-to-end development of
Ericsson’s Radio, Transport and ASIC products. Prior to this she held
several positions within R&D, in Transport area as well as in
development of Packet Core.
Anna has led global development organizations based out of Sweden and has also spent a few years in China and US. Anna holds a Master of Science in Engineering Physics and has been with Ericsson since 1998. She lives in Gothenburg with her husband Fredrik and three daughters.
20:50 - 20:55Innovator of the year
20:55 - 21:00 Investor of the year
21:00 - 21:10 Elina Åkerlind, CEO & Co-founder Nordic Node
21:10 - 21:15 Entrepreneur of the year
21:15 - 21:20 Mentor of the year
21:20 - 21:30Emelie Gustavsson, Swedbank
The covid pandemic of recent years has led to a digitization of our lives – faster than most of us could ever have imagined. The possibilities of technology are almost endless and the conditions for a more inclusive society may never have been better, which both allows and requires us to think broader than we may have done in the past. Let us reflect on possibilities and challenges in creating an inclusive and accessible digital world