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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

Portrait of Mia Negru, Co-founder of 2030 Builders

Mia Negru

Co-founder of 2030 Builders

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.

Rasmus Bruun, Managing Partner of InchByInch

Rasmus Bruun

Managing Partner of InchByInch

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.

Portrait of Henrik Mulvad, CEO of KPMG Denmark

Henrik Mulvad

CEO of KPMG Denmark

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.

Portrait of Elin Allison, Head of New Product & Strategy - Data Insights, Division X of Telia

Elin Allison

Head of New Product & Strategy - Data Insights, Division X at Telia

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.

Portrait of Ava Davani Business Consultant in NNIT

Ava Davani

Business Consultant at NNIT

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.

Portrait of Stine Jersie Olsen, Chief Consultant - Growth & Impact at Danske Bank

Stine Jersie Olsen

Stine Jersie Olsen, Chief Consultant - Growth & Impact at Danske Bank

20:25 - 20:30 People's choice award

20:30 - 20:40 Closing remarks

20:30 - 21:00 Networking