Nordic women in tech awards 2020
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- Nominations open 2 March
- Deadline for nominations 31 July
- Judges vote winner 28 September
- People’s Choice Award opens 5 October
- Awards ceremony 12 November
Event day program
17:30 - 18:00 Registration + Intro to the VirBELA
18:00 - 18:10 Welcome by the hosts
Mia co-funder of 2030 Builders, a digital engagement tool for sustainable strategy. Her vision is to empower all companies and individuals to grow sustainably.
Her expertise in Sustainable Development Goals, innovation, green growth and sustainability combined with her education at Singularity University in Exponential Organisations, enables her to help big and small companies transform the sustainability challenge into a competitive advantage.
She is a speaker, moderator, mentor, workshop facilitator, development facilitator and motivator for moonshots dreamers, as well one of the Top 50 Women in tech in Denmark in 2019
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.
18:10 - 18:15 Few words by the founder of WonderCoders, Plamena Cherneva
18:15 - 18:30 Henrik Mulvad, CEO at KPMG Denmark
Since 2003, Henrik has held top positions in the Danish and International business communities. Henrik's most recent position was as Senior Partner at Deloitte, where he was responsible for Consumer & Industrial Products.
Henrik 'developed' at Accenture, where he took the journey from young, inexperienced consultant to Managing Director for a major service line.
Throughout his career, Henrik has been involved in the development and cultivation of both new and existing areas of business, with specific focus on strategic work and how you can help people to step out of their comfort zone and move forward. With his solid background within strategy, Henrik helped strengthen both Accenture and Deloitte with his considerable skills.
These skills are now being utilised in his role as CEO of KPMG PS, where Henrik is looking to take the business to the next level and ensure that KPMG is recognised as the leading firm among the largest audit and consulting companies.
18:30 - 18:35 Mentor of the year
18:35 - 18:40 Rising star of the year
18:40 - 18:45 Developer of the year
18:45 - 18:50 Digital leader of the year
18:50 - 18:55 Innovator of the year
18:55 - 19:10 Elin Allison, Head of New Product & Strategy - Data Insights, Division X at Telia
Elin has +15 years of international experience across Telecom and IT software sectors working for multinationals such as Microsoft, Hutchison Whampoa before joining Telia Company in 2015. She has a background in product management, business development and incubation sales for retail, IoT and public sector. Today Elin heads up Telia’s Division X New Products portfolio team for data insights products and is a regular speaker at industry events.
19:10 - 19:30 Short break
19:30 - 19:45 Ava Davani, Business Consultant at NNIT
Ava Davani works as a business consultant in NNIT. With a BEng. in Healthcare Technology from the Technical University of Denmark, and an M.Sc. in Health Informatics from Copenhagen University, she has a background in public and healthcare IT. She works as an industry expert and IT-consultant in the healthcare sector. Ava is – and has been for +3 years – a board member of IDA Healthcare Technology. Recently, she received an award from Teknologiens Mediehus as one of this year’s IT Talents.
19:45 - 19:50 Diversity leader of the year
19:50 - 19:55 Entrepreneur of the year
19:55 - 20:00 Investor of the year
20:00 - 20:05 Women in tech advocate of the year
20:05 - 20:10 Initiative of the year
20:10 - 20:25 Stine Jersie Olsen, Chief Consultant - Growth & Impact at Danske Bank
Stine is part of the Growth & Impact team in Danske Bank that works with the Nordic startup eco-system. Stine is driving the investor/investment related activities; matching investors and startups and is the lead on an internal Angel Investor Academy education program.