Bios and Cvs:
Dr. Silvija Seres is an academic techie with a past in corporate leadership, a present in entrepreneurial investment, and a future in large-scale digital transformation processes in public and private sector.
Bio in English
Silvija currently works as an independent advisor, investor and board member. Silvija now serves as a Board Director of Nordea Bank AB, Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, Syncron International AB, Academedia AB and Enoro Holding AS. She also serves as a Member of the Corporate Assembly and Election Committee at Telenor ASA. Previous board directorships include Statkraft, Norwegian Lottery, Aschehoug, Opera Software, Dagbladet Medialab, Making Waves, Data Respons, ProfDoc, NetConnect, GeoKnowledge, Integrasco, Norman, Camo, Kezzler, Buypass, Eidsiva Vekst, Electronic Chart Centre, The North Alliance, The Performance Group and Norwegian Technology Council.
In terms of operational roles, Silvija has previously worked as the Director of Business Management at Microsoft, and as Vice President of Product Marketing at Fast Search & Transfer
ASA. She now works as a partner in a private investment company TechnoRocks, focusing on active ownership in technology, media and telecommunications companies.
Silvija holds a Ph.D. in Mathematical Sciences from Oxford University, MSc in Information Technology from University of Oslo and an M.B.A. From INSEAD. She has worked as a Professor in Saudi Arabia at Dar al Hekma Univeristy and as a researcher at the Chinese Academy of Sciences and at DEC SRC in Silicon Valley.
Silvija is married, and has four children. She lives in Oslo, Norway.
Bio in Norwegian:
Silvija er forsker og matematiker med stort interesse for grunderskap og nytenking i forretningslivet og samfunnet. Hun har tidligere vært leder i Microsoft og i Fast Search & Transfer, og jobber nå som aktiv investor i flere teknologiselskaper, og styremedlem hos Nordea, NRK og flere. Silvija er President i Polyteknisk Forening.
Silvija Seres won the 2017 ODA prize, as the most influential woman in IT in Norway
About ODA prize in Norwegian:
Silvija Seres vant årets ODA-pris
For niende år på rad deler Oda-Nettverk ut Oda-Prisen på sin årlige Inspirasjonsdag for kvinner i IT-bransjen.
Vinnerne av Oda-Prisen Person og Oda-Prisen Organisasjon ble offentliggjort under Inspirasjonsdagen fredag i Oslo Konserthus.