CEO of Invest Stockholm since 2008, but she will from July 1st and onward be appointed as acting CEO of Stockholm Business Region. Within the corporate group of Stockholm Business Region, there are two subsidiary companies by the names of Visit Stockholm and Invest Stockholm. The companies are responsible for promoting and developing the city of Stockholm as a business and tourist destination under the brand, Stockholm- The Capital of Scandinavia. Tasks include attracting international talent, intercontinental flights and more. Stockholm Business Region works closely with the business sector, academia, and other institutions, as well as organizations, municipalities, and governments.
Ariane Bucquet Pousette
Stockholm Business Region
Moderator CMO Let the Music Pay RCRDSHP Founder, Sonorous. Passionate advocate for the business of music including NFTs and how technology innovation is changing the music industry for the better. Two decades in music distribution, record labels and music tech start ups. A mentor for Abbey Road Studio’s “Red” start-up incubator. Since 2015 he’s run Sonorous, a consultancy that works with emerging technologies in the music industry.
STHLM Tech MeetUp
As CEO of Royal Djurgården Society, she represents Sweden's most beloved and well-known attractions. In the center of Stockholm, with a 400-year history of welcoming guests, Royal Djurgården is nurtured for future generations. Recognizing that responsibility, Camilla Zedendahl leads the work aiming for ambitious short- and long-term sustainability goals adopted by the destinations 60 attractions. In September 2022 Royal Djurgården was one of the first two metropolitan destinations to be awarded Green Destinations Platinum based on the GSTC criteria.
Director, Cultural Affairs at STIM, Sweden’s collective management organisation for music creators and publishers.
Joel Broms Brosjö
Founder & CEO, DOORS Joel has spent two decades integrating music and tech. Part of the founding team of Beats Music, launched R.fm, a pioneering mobile music service, co-founded Spotify-backed Soundtrack Your Brand, named one of the world’s most innovative companies by Fast Company in 2019.
Linda Portnoff is the founder and CEO of the music investment app Tangy Market. She holds a Ph.D. in accounting and finance and has done research on the changes in the music business landscape since the early 2000s. She sits on the boards of the Swedish PRO Stim and the Royal College of Music and has worked closely with the Swedish Government on Sweden’s export strategy for the cultural and creative industries.
Co-founder of the Fashion Tech company Popswap — a verticalized social network for (circular) fashion. In the app, you share your looks, get inspired by friends and users, and swap or borrow clothes, bags, and shoes from each other. That’s how Popswap contributes to a world where fashion is circular.
CEO Association of Trade Partners Sweden & Stockholm Fashion District
Axel is a Stockholm-based and experienced Breathwork facilitator working with private as well as large corporate organisations for many years. Through working with various companies including Norrsken Foundation and Electrolux, Axel has developed a method to raise the energy of large groups.
Sayaka is leading partnerships at Shibuya Startup Support, a government-backed initiative that helps international entrepreneurs to start and scale their businesses in Japan. She is also a research writer at SUNRYSE, a Japanese startup media showcasing innovative international startups to the Japanese audience. Sayaka is one of the founding members of NFT Club Tokyo.
CEO and Co-Founder of Swedish startup Wehype, the influencer marketing platform and agency that connects leading brands, such as EA, Microsoft, and Ubisoft with billions of gamers worldwide. Robin, Forbes 30 Under 30 2022, has worked in influencer marketing for nearly as long as the sector has existed. Robin co-founded the company in 2016 with friends Gustaf Smith (US President) and Emil Smith (COO), who met online playing the iconic first-person shooter game, Counter-Strike. In 2021, Wehype’s annual revenue grew by 300%, and off the back of this success, they opened a New York City office in March 2022.
Has a background as an entrepreneur and investor and has cofounded Greens, XY Ventures and NewNative AI. He has also been an active advisor and venture partner several US based accelerators such as MIT, 500, Techstars, Founders Institute and more.
CEO Cirkus Venues Spent the last 25 years improving the Stockholm entertainment scene. From being one of the city's first female dj's to take on Berns as head of entertainment, creating the iconic music scene at Lydmar, being CEO of Södra Teatern and now CEO of Cirkus Venues in Stockholm. Ingmari Pagenkemper, together with Cirkus Venues, aims to better the Stockholm entertainment and hospitality industry through inclusivity and diversity.
Christian von Essen
A podcaster, writer and editor based in Stockholm. In his podcast Heja Framtiden, he has interviewed over 400 futurists, entrepreneurs, scientists and sustainability experts over the last five years. The work has resulted in books, magazines, events and reports, mainly focusing on future opportunities and solutions.
Sugar Edge Collective lets artists experiment with emerging tech for brands. Shifting realities by merging physical and virtual realms in new radical ways. Tua has an experience - led approach to building brands, brings strategic thinking, entrepreneurial drive, and a diverse mindset into every project. Tua is co -founder and formerly the CEO of A house, a workspace for creative industries in Stockholm.
Marketing Director, SVT Swedish national television
Artist, songwriter and producer from southern Sweden. With over 20 million streams, tours around Sweden, Europe and years on stage she finally found where her music heart lies. It’s in Swedish pop. Ida just released her debut album “Visor inga ord” (Songs no Words)