Presentations prior 2016

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.
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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.
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Slides: pdf

Styrelederskolen, 29 October 2015, Refsnes Gods.
Keynote on Effective boards in times of disruptive change.
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Slides: pdf

AFF Mentor Program, 21 October 2015, Oslo.
Keynote on Practical and realistic strategies for increased female top leadership in Norway.
Event: html
Slides: pdf

BI Careers Conference, 15 October 2015, Oslo.
Keynote on Top leadership and life phases.
Event: html
Slides: pdf

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.
Event: html
Slides: pdf

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.
Event: html
Slides: pdf

Den Nordnorske Styredagen, 17 September 2015, Tromsoe.
Keynote on Board innovation appetite to 130 members of a regional board academy in northern Norway.
Event: html
Slides: pdf

SIVA incubator workshop, 17 September 2015, Gardermoen.
Talk on Next generation incubators for members of SIVA network.
Slides: pdf

EVRY Insight, 17 September 2015, Gardermoen.
Panel on National IT strategy and value creation, with Haakon Haugli and Paul Chaffey.
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Bubble Bar, 26 June 2015, Oslo.
Panel on Norwegian early stage investing with Vegard Johnsen and Per Einar Dybvik.
Event: html
Slides: pdf

Female Future, 21 May 2015, Oslo.
Keynote on Leadership careers, female style at the final session for this year’s programme attendees.
Event: html
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.
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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.
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Slides: pdf

Tim Greves Symposium, 6 March 2015, Refines Gods.
A pre-dinner talk on Saudi Arabian Landscapes.
Slides: pdf

Civet, 5 March 2015, Oslo.
Female leadership and life phases.

2014

Styrelederskolen, 12 Nov 2014, Refsnes Gods.
Effective boards in times of disruptive change.
Event: html
Slides: pdf

Den Nasjonale Styredagen, 16 Oct 2014, Oslo.
Innovation and value creation in the board room.
Event: html
Slides: pdf

Oslo Innovation Week, Tertulia 15 Oct 2014, Oslo.
Drivers of innovation.
Event: html
Slides: pdf

Hungarian Embassy, 7 Oct 2014, Oslo.
Hungarian in Norway - career and life perspectives.
Slides: pdf
Event: pdf

Styrelederen, 3 Sept 2014, Oslo.
Board innovation paradox.
Slides: pdf

INSEAD Global Business Leaders Conference, 20 Jun 2014, Portugal.
A panel discussion on nigh-growth entrepreneurship in Europe.
Event: html

Norwegian Board of Directors Institute, 3 Jun 2014, Oslo.
A talk on nomination committee best practices.
Event: html

INSEAD alumni presidents meeting, 24 May 2014, Fontainebleau.
A talk about inspiring and leading volunteers: a case study on INSEAD Alumni Norway.
Slides: pdf

Post-MBA career advice, 23 May 2014, Fontainebleau.
A talk to graduating INSEAD students about careers and work-life balance after an MBA.
Slides: pdf
Alumni profile: html

Ministry of Education of Norway, Annual Conference, 7 May 2014, Oslo.
A talk about mobility in and for research (in Norwegian).
Program: pdf
Slides: pdf
Interview: html
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Econa Board Seminar, 23 Apr 2014, Moss.
A seminar about effective board work and value creation, with Widar Salbuvik.
Slides: pdf

Hamar Utvalget, 10 Apr 2014, Oslo.
A talk about technology trends in general, and their relation to the gaming industry.
Slides: pdf

Styrelederskolen, 5 Mar 2014, Refsnes Gods.
Talk about innovation in the boardroom.
Event: pdf
Slides: pdf

University of Oslo, Grunderskolen, 1 Mar 2014, Oslo.
Lecturing about startup success factors for students at Grunderskolen
Slides: pdf

Amesto, 11 Feb 2014, Oslo.
Talk to the management/owners about innovation and creativity.
Slides: pdf

Gender Equality Incentives, 6 Feb 2014, Belgrade.
Consulting the Serbian government about Norwegian best practices within gender equality and leadership.
Slides: pdf

Alarga Academy, 10 Jan 2014, Oslo.
Diversity, creativity and innovation.
Talk: pdf

2013

Beta Factory and Startup Norway CEO Summit, 28 Nov 2013, Oslo.
Talk about startup best practices.
Talk: pdf
Organization: link

Norwegian Board Academy, 14 Nov 2013, PF Oslo.
Talk about how to be a relevant and attractive board member.
Talk: pdf
Event: link

Oslo Global Mobility Forum, 12 Nov 2013, Oslo.
Hosting a conference on talent mobility in Norway
Event: link

Styreskolen, 13 Nov 2013, Refsnes Gods.
A talk on Strategic Boardwalk
Talk: pdf
Event: link
Event: pdf

Oslo Innovation Week, 14 Oct 2013, MESH Oslo.
Leading a debate on entrepreneurship in Norway.
Event: link

Inspirational lecture for ANSA Alumni, 26 August 2013, Polyteknisk Forening.
Presentation on “Personal and professional development after studying abroad”
Event: link
Presentation: pdf

Talent (im)migration, 28 May 2013, Litteraturhuset.
Presentation on “Public talent management”
Event: link

Annual conference for leadership at universities, hosted by The Norwegian Defence University College, 15 May 2013.
Presentation on “Public safety and technology, industrial perspective”
Event: pdf
Presentation: pdf

International Board Members Seminar (Styrefaglig Moeteplass), 23 April 2013.
Panel discussion on “Perspectives on diversity in boards”
Event: link

Alarga International Careers Day, 16 April 2013.
Presentation on “Top ten career mistakes by young ambitious people”
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Slides: pdf

Oslo University Entrepreneurship Course, 16 April 2013.
Lecture on “From start-up to stay-up”
Slides: pdf
Course: link

Norwegian State Educational Loan Fund, 9 January 2013.
Presentation to the IT management team on “Digital Strategies”
Organization: link

2012

ADVnor Investors Day, 8 November 2012.
Presentation on the topic: “Does your board create value?”
Speakers: link
Event: link
Presentation: pdf (in Norwegian)

Norway International Network (NIN), 1 November 2012.
Presentation on the topic: “International leadership development”.
Event: link
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)
Company: link

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)
Event: link

Oslo Global Mobility Forum, 18 October 2012.
Presentation on the topic: “Global attractiveness of Norway and Norwegian industries”. With Dilek Ayaan (Managing director, Alarga).
Speakers: link
Event: link
Presentation: pdf (in English)

Styrelederskolen (Board Directors School), Refines Gods, 26 September 2012.
Presentation on the topic: “Strategic Board Membership”.
Event: link

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).
Event: link
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.”
Report: html

Alarga Academy, 6th January 2012.
A motivational presentation about life management at the annual academy session for multicultural talents in Norway.
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2011

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.
Link: html

2010

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.
Speech: pdf

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.

2006

Polyteknisk Forening, November 2006.
Debate about Safety, Security and Privacy.
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University of Oslo, September 2006.
Lecture about “Trustworthy computing”.
Event: link