Presentations and talks
Styreakademiet, 10 November 2015, Oslo.
Keynote on Value creation in volatile times at the annual conference of the National Association of Directors.
Event: html Slides: pdf
NHO Japanese Delegation, 6 November 2015, Oslo.
Keynote on Leadership diversity and inclusion practices for a large group of female top leaders in Japan’s private and public sector.
Styrelederskolen, 29 October 2015, Refsnes Gods.
Keynote on Effective boards in times of disruptive change.
AFF Mentor Program, 21 October 2015, Oslo.
Keynote on Practical and realistic strategies for increased female top leadership in Norway.
BI Careers Conference, 15 October 2015, Oslo.
Keynote on Top leadership and life phases.
Samarbeidsraadet for tros- og livssynssamfunn (STL), 18 September 2015, Oslo.
A 90 minute keynote session on Leading Diversity to youth leaders of different faith organisations in Norway. I spoke after the Crown Prince of Norway opened the conference; you can find his speech on the link below.
Solstrand Hovedprogrammet, 17 September 2015, Solstrand.
Talk on My leadership lessons to attendees of Solstrand Programme, probably the best leadership development programme in the Nordics.
Den Nordnorske Styredagen, 17 September 2015, Tromsoe.
Keynote on Board innovation appetite to 130 members of a regional board academy in northern Norway.
SIVA incubator workshop, 17 September 2015, Gardermoen.
Talk on Next generation incubators for members of SIVA network.
EVRY Insight, 17 September 2015, Gardermoen.
Panel on National IT strategy and value creation, with Haakon Haugli and Paul Chaffey.
Bubble Bar, 26 June 2015, Oslo.
Panel on Norwegian early stage investing with Vegard Johnsen and Per Einar Dybvik.
Female Future, 21 May 2015, Oslo.
Keynote on Leadership careers, female style at the final session for this year’s programme attendees.
Presentation 1: pdf
Presentation 2: pdf
ODA Network, 8 May 2015, Oslo.
Panel debate on Women and relevant leadership, with Erik Wold, Tor Jakob Rams¿y, Berit Svendsen, Gaute Engbakk og Julie Brodtkorb.
Institute for Informatics, 6 May 2015, Oslo.
Talk on Strategic importance of technical IT studies, with Espen Andersen.
Ostfold Industriforening, 21 April 2015, Refsnes Gods.
Talk on Board dynamics and value creation, with Jannik Lindbaek.
Styrelederskolen, 13 March 2015, Refsnes Gods.
A lecture on Effective boards in times of disruptive change at the national board directors academy, with Inge K. Hansen, Baard Mikkelsen, Bjarne Aamodt and others.
Tim Greves Symposium, 6 March 2015, Refines Gods.
A pre-dinner talk on Saudi Arabian Landscapes.
Civet, 5 March 2015, Oslo.
Female leadership and life phases.
Styrelederskolen, 12 Nov 2014, Refsnes Gods.
Effective boards in times of disruptive change.
Den Nasjonale Styredagen, 16 Oct 2014, Oslo.
Innovation and value creation in the board room.
Oslo Innovation Week, Tertulia 15 Oct 2014, Oslo.
Drivers of innovation.
Hungarian Embassy, 7 Oct 2014, Oslo.
Hungarian in Norway – career and life perspectives.
Styrelederen, 3 Sept 2014, Oslo.
Board innovation paradox.
INSEAD Global Business Leaders Conference, 20 Jun 2014, Portugal.
A panel discussion on nigh-growth entrepreneurship in Europe.
Norwegian Board of Directors Institute, 3 Jun 2014, Oslo.
A talk on nomination committee best practices.
INSEAD alumni presidents meeting, 24 May 2014, Fontainebleau.
A talk about inspiring and leading volunteers: a case study on INSEAD Alumni Norway.
Post-MBA career advice, 23 May 2014, Fontainebleau.
A talk to graduating INSEAD students about careers and work-life balance after an MBA.
Alumni profile: html
Ministry of Education of Norway, Annual Conference, 7 May 2014, Oslo.
A talk about mobility in and for research (in Norwegian).
Stream: starts at 2:00
Econa Board Seminar, 23 Apr 2014, Moss.
A seminar about effective board work and value creation, with Widar Salbuvik.
Hamar Utvalget, 10 Apr 2014, Oslo.
A talk about technology trends in general, and their relation to the gaming industry.
Styrelederskolen, 5 Mar 2014, Refsnes Gods.
Talk about innovation in the boardroom.
University of Oslo, Grunderskolen, 1 Mar 2014, Oslo.
Lecturing about startup success factors for students at Grunderskolen
Amesto, 11 Feb 2014, Oslo.
Talk to the management/owners about innovation and creativity.
Gender Equality Incentives, 6 Feb 2014, Belgrade.
Consulting the Serbian government about Norwegian best practices within gender equality and leadership.
Alarga Academy, 10 Jan 2014, Oslo.
Diversity, creativity and innovation.
Beta Factory and Startup Norway CEO Summit, 28 Nov 2013, Oslo.
Talk about startup best practices.
Norwegian Board Academy, 14 Nov 2013, PF Oslo.
Talk about how to be a relevant and attractive board member.
Oslo Global Mobility Forum, 12 Nov 2013, Oslo.
Hosting a conference on talent mobility in Norway
Styreskolen, 13 Nov 2013, Refsnes Gods.
A talk on Strategic Boardwalk
Oslo Innovation Week, 14 Oct 2013, MESH Oslo.
Leading a debate on entrepreneurship in Norway.
Inspirational lecture for ANSA Alumni, 26 August 2013, Polyteknisk Forening.
Presentation on “Personal and professional development after studying abroad”
Talent (im)migration, 28 May 2013, Litteraturhuset.
Presentation on “Public talent management”
Annual conference for leadership at universities, hosted by The Norwegian Defence University College, 15 May 2013.
Presentation on “Public safety and technology, industrial perspective”
International Board Members Seminar (Styrefaglig Moeteplass), 23 April 2013.
Panel discussion on “Perspectives on diversity in boards”
Alarga International Careers Day, 16 April 2013.
Presentation on “Top ten career mistakes by young ambitious people”
Oslo University Entrepreneurship Course, 16 April 2013.
Lecture on “From start-up to stay-up”
Norwegian State Educational Loan Fund, 9 January 2013.
Presentation to the IT management team on “Digital Strategies”
ADVnor Investors Day, 8 November 2012.
Presentation on the topic: “Does your board create value?”
Presentation: pdf (in Norwegian)
Norway International Network (NIN), 1 November 2012.
Presentation on the topic: “International leadership development”.
Presentation: pdf (in English)
SINTEF Leadership Event, Oslo, 30 October 2012.
Presentation on the topic: “Market Driven Innovation and Research Management”.
Presentation: pdf (in English)
Startup Weekend Norway, Oslo, 20 October 2012.
Presentation on the topic: “Business Plan Creation and Presentation”.
Coaching teams on the topics of business model, sales strategy and product positioning.
Presentation: pdf (in English)
Oslo Global Mobility Forum, 18 October 2012.
Presentation on the topic: “Global attractiveness of Norway and Norwegian industries”. With Dilek Ayaan (Managing director, Alarga).
Presentation: pdf (in English)
Styrelederskolen (Board Directors School), Refines Gods, 26 September 2012.
Presentation on the topic: “Strategic Board Membership”.
INSEAD Presidents Meeting, 26 May 2012.
Presentation on the topic: “Best practices for effective volunteer organisations”.
INSEAD Motivational lecture to graduating students, 25 May 2012.
Presentation on the topic: “Managing your career without compromising your life”.
Adecco seminar, 16 May 2012.
Presentation on the topic: “Your company’s attractiveness and effectivity in the global war for talent.” With a subsequent panel debate, with Paul Chaffey (CEO Abelia), Kristin Clement (Leader Civita), and Anders Owre-Johnsen (CEO Adecco).
Flyer: pdf (in Norwegian)
Immigrant Competence Center, 3rd May 2012.
Presentation on the topic: “Channeling diversity into innovation.” Supporting the project run by the Norwegian Immigrant Authority, Integrerings- go Mangfoldsdirektoratet (IMDi) and Chinese Professionals in Norway (CPN, www.cpn2003.no).
Global Future and NHO, 19th April 2012.
Presentation on the topic: “Innovation and constructive diversity.”
Judging at StartupWeekend Oslo, 25th March 2012.
Evaluating and awarding the best business pitches that resulted from the 2012 StartupWeekend in Oslo.
Ambisjoner.no, BIs seminar “Veien i arbeidslivet”, 16th February 2012.
Presentation on the topic: “Constructive use of multicultural talent.”
Oslo International Club, 16th January 2012.
Presentation on the topic: “Why is it good business for boards to be global.”
Alarga Academy, 6th January 2012.
A motivational presentation about life management at the annual academy session for multicultural talents in Norway.
Olympiatoppen, November 2011.
A speech and workshop at the leadership program for the elite sport coaches and team captains about international top talent management in business.
British Gas, Reading, October 2011.
A presentation to the women from top management of BG on how to attract and retain top female talent.
Peer Gynt Academy, Vinstra, August 2011.
A speech at the annual Peer Gynt Festival, at their leadership-focused session. Topic: From dreams to reality.
Caroline von Humboldt Prize, Berlin, October 2010.
A speech at the prize award for Humboldt Prize for extraordinary achievement of women in academia. Topic: Female as top achievers in academia and business.
INSEAD Council, April 2010.
A presentation at the annual INSEAD-Hafslund seminar. Topic: innovation and talent management.
Oslo women’s forum, March 2010.
A speech at the annual event for promoting women in technology and management. Topic: Buiding sustainable businesses across cultures.
Polyteknisk Forening, November 2006.
Debate about Safety, Security and Privacy.
University of Oslo, September 2006.
Lecture about “Trustworthy computing”.