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    ECO17 Stockholm Speakers

     

    Ecosummit accelerates smart green startups, investors and corporates in Berlin, Amsterdam, Stockholm, London and Paris. We promote startups, support co-investing and facilitate open innovation and corporate venturing. We focus on smart green cities, energy, mobility, buildings, IoT, AI, robotics and blockchain to foster the energy transition and low-carbon economy. Ecosummit Stockholm 2017 takes place on 12 September 2017 at Nasdaq, Tullvaktsvägen 15, 105 78 Stockholm, Sweden. The agenda presents 40 speakers including 30 startups. We have open speaker slots, please contact us if you’re interested in pitching or sponsoring. Get your tickets for €600 plus VAT and join us. We look forward to hosting you.

     

     

    Past Ecosummit speakers: ECO17 Amsterdam, ECO17 Berlin, ECO16 London, ECO16 Amsterdam, ECO16 Berlin, ECO15 London, ECO15 Berlin, ECO14 London, ECO14 Berlin, ECO13 London, ECO13 Berlin, ECO12 Düsseldorf, ECO12 Berlin and ECO11 Berlin.

     

     

    • Karin Wanngård
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    • Mayor
    • Stockholm
    • http://www.stockholmbusinessregion.se
    • Mayor Karin Wanngård was born in 1975 in Stockholm. Wanngård studied human resources at the University of Stockholm and worked in human resources management before becoming a full time politician. Karin Wanngård has a long and impressive political career and she entered the Stockholm City Council in 1994. Representing the Social Democratic Party she acted as Opposition Vice Mayor in 2011-2014 and during the same period also as Vice President of the City Executive Board. After the general elections in 2014 the City Council elected Karin Wanngård to be the Mayor of Stockholm. Wanngård is President of the City Executive Board, Chair of the board of Stockholm Stadshus AB and Group leader of the Social Democratic Party in the City of Stockholm. Wanngård is also Vice President of EUROCITIES, a Co-leader of C40 Low-carbon District Network, a Champion Mayor of OECD Inclusive Growth in Cities, a member of EU-commissioner Moeda´s High-level Panel of the European Decarbonisations Pathways and a Board-member of Strong-Cities Network.
    • Andreas Stubelius (Accelerator)
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    • Portfolio Manager
    • Swedish Energy Agency
    • http://www.energimyndigheten.se/en/
    • Andreas Stubelius is a Portfolio Manager at the Swedish Energy Agency. He is responsible for developing the Agency’s portfolio companies. The portfolio consists of more than 60 cleantech companies and Andreas has been involved in starting 15 of them. He has a long experience in seed funding and has been working within the energy sector for more than 10 years. Andreas holds an engineering degree in power electronics and also one in corporate finance. He has worked in various positions the last years and the last one in managing a project for the Swedish Government.
    • Adam Kostyál (Corporate)
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    • SVP Global Listing Services EMEA
    • Nasdaq
    • http://www.nasdaqomxnordic.com
    • Adam Kostyál is the Senior Vice President of the Global Listing Services and head of European Listings for Nasdaq. Besides the Nordic Exchanges, Nasdaq has more than 140 companies that are either primarily listed or dual listed on Nasdaq in USA. In addition Nasdaq has recently launched the Nasdaq Private Market which will be an offering for private issuers world-wide. Adam has been with Nasdaq for the past 12 years. He started his career at OMX as a Sales Director, and then became Head of the Strategic Initiative Groups in 2006. Most recently, Adam was VP of Market Technology Sales responsible for sales, account management, and business development for the European, Central and Eastern European regions. Prior to Nasdaq, Adam held various positions with Enron, Cell Network and Bloomberg. He holds a BSc in Economics and Marketing from Vrije Universiteit de Bruxelles and speaks four languages including English, Swedish, Italian and French.
    • Claus Wattendrup (Corporate)
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    • Managing Director
    • Vattenfall Europe Innovation
    • http://corporate.vattenfall.com/
    • Claus Wattendrup is heading the European-wide Business Development activities of Vattenfall for Renewable Energy and is Managing Director of Vattenfall Europe Innovation GmbH. After studying Energy and Process Engineering Claus has founded two companies and worked as a Management and M&A Consultant.
    • Alexander Küppers (Corporate VC)
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    • Investment Manager
    • Statkraft Ventures
    • http://www.statkraftventures.com
    • Alex is an Investment Manager at Statkraft Ventures. Alex is one of the leading innovators within the German Energiewende, he pioneered the largest renewable Virtual Power Plant (VPP) in Europe with approximately 9 GW of installed capacity. Since 2008 he was working within the Statkraft group in various positions. He started working on the German 24/7 short-term trading desk and dispatched the first assets of Statkraft in Germany. Since 2011, he was ramping up the renewable PPA business in Germany, establishing a successful cooperation with NEXT Kraftwerke. Furthermore, he enabled the first wind park in Germany to be prequalified for the delivery of reserve power. Hence he aspires to invest in innovative startups driving the worldwide energy transition.
    • Yme Bosma (Corporate VC)
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    • Head of Corporate Venturing
    • Eneco Smart Energy
    • http://www.enecogroup.com/what-we-do/innovation/
    • Yme Bosma is Head of Corporate Venturing at Eneco Smart Energy. This team of around 50 FTE is responsible for the development and growth of Eneco’s (a leading Dutch utility) innovative business models and services, both internal and external. Yme is responsible for identifying, structuring and managing investments in innovative companies, whereby the starting principle is to structure meaningful partnerships and commercial deals in parallel with such investments. Main focus is on domains such as smart homes, smart buildings, solar & storage, mobility, smart outdoor and smart grid & flexibility. Previously, Yme Bosma was an Investment Manager at the DOEN Foundation and Program Director at the Rockstart Smart Energy Accelerator. This international program helps participating startups bring their product faster to market and supports their fundraising. After 15 years of working for online companies such as Lost Boys, Media Republic and Hyves, Yme decided to take a sabbatical and went for a long sailing trip with his family. The fast growing social network Hyves was founded in 2004 and sold in 2010 to the Telegraaf Media Groep. After the sailing trip he decided to invest and participate in initiatives focusing on internet, energy and sustainability. His first project was building a boat that runs on solar energy, followed by the Smart Energy Accelerator and DOEN.
    • Bigge Lidgren (VC)
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    • CEO
    • Cleantech Invest
    • http://www.cleantechinvest.com
    • Alexander Bigge Lidgren is Cleantech Invest’s CEO since January 1, 2015. Previously, he was managing the cleantech portfolio at the Swedish Energy Agency. He has an entrepreneurial background having founded Cleantech Scandinavia and Nordic Cleantech Open where he was also the Managing Director. Among his previous ventures are Bokks, a broadband technology company exited to a stock listed company, and Big Bear, cafe, gallery and store in central Lund (still around, go there for good coffee). By education, Bigge is a MSc (Environmental Management and Policy) and BSc (Business Administration and Marketing).
    • Ingvar Eriksson (VC & Accelerator)
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    • Business Creation Officer
    • InnoEnergy Scandinavia
    • http://www.innoenergy.com/bcs/innoenergy-highway/
    • Ingvar Eriksson is Business Creation Officer at InnoEnergy. His task is to manage InnoEnergy’s Business Accelerator program in the Nordic countries with the objective to support energy relevant startups to grow internationally. Prior to joining InnoEnergy, he was Founder and CEO of Novator AB, a Swedish company that provides advanced drilling machines to the aerospace industry.
    • Christina Schön (Service Provider)
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    • Senior Manager Tax & Legal
    • Germany Trade & Invest
    • http://www.gtai.de/GTAI/Navigation/EN/welcome.html
    • Christina Schön is Senior Manager Tax & Legal at Germany Trade and Invest (GTAI), the economic development agency of the Federal Republic of Germany. Since 2007 she advises and assists foreign companies seeking to enter the German market. Christina specializes on legal questions relevant to establishing businesses in Germany and has been working closely with many Nordic companies that have successfully expanded their business operations in Germany. Before joining GTAI she worked in the legal sector in Sweden and in Germany. Christina, who is a trained lawyer, studied international business law at the University of Lund in Sweden and the Humboldt University of Berlin in Germany.
    • Flérida Regueira Cortizo (Service Provider)
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    • Senior Manager Environmental Technologies
    • Germany Trade & Invest
    • http://www.gtai.de/GTAI/Navigation/EN/welcome.html
    • Flérida Regueira Cortizo is Senior Manager for Environmental Technologies at Germany Trade and Invest (GTAI), the economic development agency of the Federal Republic of Germany. Since 2004 Flérida advises investors interested in establishing a business in Germany. Prior to her position at GTAI she coordinated the business plan process at Skandia AB (Germany). In 1994 she graduated in Biology at the Federal University of Santa Catarina in Florianópolis, Brazil, and in 1998 at the University Potsdam in Germany, where she got an award from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). In 2003, Flérida completed a Master of Business Administration in Cambridge (UK) and Berlin.
    • Jan Michael Hess (Startup)
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    • CEO
    • Ecosummit
    • http://ecosummit.net
    • Jan is Founder and CEO of Ecosummit and the Berlin-based consulting firm Mobile Economy. Ecosummit accelerates smart green startups, investors and corporates in Berlin, Amsterdam, Stockholm, London and Paris. We promote startups, support co-investing and facilitate open innovation and corporate venturing. We focus on smart green cities, energy, mobility, buildings, IoT, AI, robotics and blockchain to foster the global energy transition and low-carbon economy. Since 2010, Jan organised 15 conferences in Berlin (8), London (4), Amsterdam (2) and Düsseldorf (1). He advises startups on fundraising and acts as Editor in Chief of the Ecosummit Blog and Ecosummit TV. Prior to founding Mobile Economy in 2000, Jan worked for Pixelpark, Icon Medialab and Ciao as Strategic Planner, Project Manager and Head of Marketing and Sales. Jan holds a business degree from the University of Mannheim, lives in Berlin with his wife Simone and their son Mateo and is a big fan of Yoga, Japan and Jazz.
    • Giovanni Fili (Startup)
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    • CEO
    • Exeger
    • http://www.exeger.com
    • Giovanni Fili is an experienced entrepreneur and private investor with more than 20 years’ experience in entrepreneurship and 10 years’ experience in commercializing high tech innovations. Mr. Fili was born in 1976 and holds a M.Sc. in Business and Administration with a double major in Finance and Information Management from the Stockholm School of Economics where he graduated 2002. Mr. Fili has been invited several times to round table discussions with the Swedish Ministry of Energy and Enterprise to discuss the entrepreneurial climate in Sweden. He has also participated on state visits with the Swedish King to represent the future Swedish industry. Mr. Fili was recently appointed as a permanent member in the entrepreneurial forum to advise Minister Mikael Damberg on the entrepreneurial situation in Sweden.
    • Sara Sterner (Startup)
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    • Chief Communications Officer
    • Orbital Systems
    • https://orbital-systems.com
    • Sara Sterner is the Chief Communication Officer and also an Executive Board member of Orbital Systems AB. Orbital Systems technology is our answer to radically change the way we live with water. Based on founder Mehrdad Mahdjoubi’s work with the NASA Mars missions, Orbital Systems’ technology lets people use all the water they want without wasting any of it. Sara has a background in the world of talent, people and culture, employer branding and network structures. She also co-funded an executive search firm and spent a lot of time coaching startups both in Stockholm and in Malmö. She has a Master of Education from Lund and Stockholm University, and her role at Orbital systems is to help build a global successful company with a massively transformative purpose.
    • Göran Folkesson (Startup)
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    • CEO
    • Zbee
    • http://cleanmotion.se/zbee/
    • Göran Folkesson is Founder and Managing Director of Clean Motion AB and the father of Zbee, the world’s most energy efficient electric urban transport. Göran has a M.Sc degree in Automation Engineering from Chalmers University of Technology. Göran has previous work experience from Volvo Cars, IBM and Virtual Engineering. Virtual Engineering is an expert automotive engineering consultancy that Göran co-founded in 2004 and where he now serves as chairman of the board. Göran has a strong belief in using new technology to make products more environmentally friendly and at the same time more cost efficient. In December 2013, Göran and Clean Motion won the Zennström Green Mentorship Award and then had Niklas Zennström, founder of Skype, as mentor during 2014.
    • Per Wassén (Startup)
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    • CEO
    • Powercell
    • http://www.powercell.se
    • Per Wassén is President and CEO of PowerCell, a company addressing climate change by offering customers unique and innovative fuel cell platforms. The technology originates from the Volvo Group in the early nineties, where Per has held numerous positions such as Vice President, Head of Corporate Strategy and Business Development at Volvo Group and Investment Director at Volvo Group Venture Capital. He has a Master of Science in Engineering Physics, from Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Economics from the School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Per has been a member and chairman of the boards of a number of startup companies and benefits from his extensive experience in fields such as commerce, finance and industrial development. In addition, he is member of the board of AWA Patent, whose practice covers intellectual properties.
    • Dr. Fredrica Gullfot (Startup)
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    • CEO
    • Simris Alg
    • http://simrisalg.se/en/
    • Fredrika Gullfot is the CEO and founder of Simris Alg, a pioneering agribusiness listed on the Nasdaq First North growth market. Simris’ main focus is the production of omega-3 from farmed algae as a sustainable alternative to fish oil, a global multi billion dollar industry causing serious environmental and social issues. Fredrika holds a PhD in Engineering in Biotechnology from KTH The Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. She is the first female that has been awarded with the Swedish Chemical Engineering Prize and is a WIRED Innovation Fellow, appointed by Wired UK in 2015 as one of 12 innovators with the potential to change the world. Fredrika considers herself a ‘green capitalist’ and is passionate about business and entrepreneurship to provide solutions for our time’s major challenges.
    • Karl Bohman (Startup)
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    • CEO
    • SaltX
    • http://saltxtechnology.com
    • Karl Bohman joined SaltX Technology in 2011 and is its CEO since 2014. Master of Science in Industrial Economics at Linköping University of Technology, and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland. Leadership Education at Stanford Graduate School of Business, USA. Board member and CEO of ClimateWell AB. Board member of ClimateWell Core Technologies AB. Total of 16 years of experience in engineering and business development in entrepreneurial companies and organizations, such as CEO and founder of a wireless security company for freight containers sold to GE Security. Prior Innovation Cell Manager at Ericsson Innovation Business Innovation. International experience of several years in the US and Asia. Winner of the Swedish IBM Smarter Planet 2010.
    • Sara Bell (Startup)
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    • CEO
    • Tempus Energy
    • http://www.tempusenergy.com
    • Sara founded Tempus Energy in 2012. Her background combines a financial markets systems risk career with energy system innovation. She is a Director of the Association of Decentralised Energy, a member of the High Level Group of i24C, the Industrial Innovation for Competitiveness initiative, a member of the Scientific Advisory Council for Energy for the Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council and an Innovation Ambassador for Innovate UK.
    • Kaspars Osis (Startup)
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    • CEO
    • RCG Lighthouse
    • http://rcg-lighthouse.eu
    • Kaspars Osis is Co-founder and CEO of RCG Lighthouse, the most efficient supplier-independent Lighting as a Service company in Europe. RCG Lighthouse has raised €1,5M in seed financing which has led to successful implementation of close to 100 Lighting as a Service projects in 3 European countries. Currently, RCG Lighthouse is looking for new investors that would allow to capitalize on the accumulated experience and boost profitable expansion to other European countries. Kaspars holds a BSc degree from the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) in Riga and chairs the Energy Committee of the Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), a member of EUROCHAMBRES.
    • Olof Heyman (Startup)
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    • CEO
    • Ferroamp
    • http://www.ferroamp.com
    • Olof Heyman is born 1958 and has a MSc Ch Eng. He has spent most of his professional life within ABB, a global company in Power and Automation. From 2003 to 2006 he was the Technology Manager for the HVDC group within ABB. From 2007 to 2009 he lived in India setting up an Engineering Center. From 2009 to 2012 he was the global Marketing and Sales Manager for the ABB HVDC group and from 2012 to 2015 he has been heading the HVDC business within ABB. From 2016, he is the chairman of the board for Ferroamp Elektronik AB and this year he has also become the CEO for the company. In parallell, he is also the CEO for Heyman Power Consulting, focusing on grids for renewables, from micro grids to macro grids with positions in a couple of startups in the energy business.
    • Charlotta Holmquist (Startup)
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    • CFO
    • Manetos Labs
    • https://www.manetos.com/en/manetos-labs/
    • Charlotta Holmquist is a serial entrepreneur and has been in the ICT industry for over 15 years. During her five startups, which she managed as CEO/COO and Co-founder, she has been responsible for raising over 10 million Euros, managing company exits and creating strategic partnerships with global companies. She is hands-on in operations, engaged in tech and customer development and a key player in the board and legal. She holds an MBA and has previously been Chief Analyst at Salomon Smith Barney in Chile.
    • Mikko Valtonen (Startup)
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    • CEO
    • Nuuka
    • http://www.nuukasolutions.com
    • Mikko Valtonen is the CEO of Nuuka Solutions, a rapidly growing building big data analytics company. Mikko is an experienced international manager with proven track record in managing and growing international businesses both as an entrepreneur and as a director in interesting growth companies like BWise, Enegia Group and Proventia which Mikko founded in 1999 and exited in 2010. Mikko is passionate about promoting sustainable business practises and truly feels that the long term value creation is only possible with high sustainability standards. Mikko currently lives in his childhood town of Muurame right on the lake Päijänne and enjoys nothing more than using his own sauna on the lake with his wife and 4 kids and occasional swims in the clean waters of central Finland.
    • Alexander van Os (Startup)
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    • Co-founder
    • Venture IQ
    • https://ventureiq.nl
    • Alexander has been active as an investor since 1997. In that time he has been involved in over 40 investments, spanning early-stage technology, buyouts and mezzanines across a wide range of business segments in Europe. Before co-founding Venture IQ, he held various positions at NIB Capital, AlpInvest Partners. and was partner at Yellow&Blue, a clean energy-focused venture capital firm. Alexander has invested in technologies ranging from software to electronics and hardware in a broad range of sectors. His most successfully investments include Q-go, Navteq, Driessen Aerospace, Datalex and Interchain. He has held numerous observer and full non-executive board positions at Q-go.com, Locamation, Romo Wind, CR2 and others. Alexander thrives in helping make promising technology companies successful. He always enjoyed working closely with his portfolio companies to help them navigate the challenges thrown at them. He also believes that by improving efficiencies, new technologies drive sustainability, and ultimately make the world cleaner and greener.
    • Liselott Johansson (Startup)
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    • CEO
    • Greater than
    • http://www.greaterthan.eu
    • Liselott Johansson has been the CEO of Greater Than since 2008. Liselott has a background from the automotive and health care industries. She was Senior Project Manager at Stoneridge Electronics, responsible for developing information and electronic systems for vehicle manufacturers like Volvo, Scania, DaimlerChrysler and MAN. In the health care industry she was a Product Manager responsible for development, production and marketing of new products as well as expansion into new markets.
    • Pontus Frohde (Startup)
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    • CEO
    • Charge Amps
    • http://www.charge-amps.com
    • Pontus Frohde is currently the CEO of Charge Amps, an innovative and successful company working with electric vehicle supply equipment – we make charging easy. Pontus has held several executive positions in consumer software and online companies; COO and Co-founder of FundedByMe, the leading crowdfunding company in the Nordics, COO at PAN Vision (computer games) and last but not least Pontus spent 11 years with Microsoft in various international roles primarily at the headquarters in Seattle.
    • Kurt Högnelid (Startup)
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    • CEO
    • CaCharge
    • http://www.cacharge.com
    • Kurt Högnelid is Co-Founder, Chairman of the Board and acting CEO of CaCharge AB – the company enabling the mass market for electric vehicles. CaCharge makes profitable sustainable development possible by offering a cost-efficient charging service for electric vehicles. Kurt has more than 30 years of experience from leading management positions in ICT and Medtech. Kurt held numerous senior management positions at Siemens in the pacemaker and intensive care ventilator businesses. His start in the entrepreneurial arena was when he joined Sendit (later acquired by Microsoft). As serial entrepreneur Kurt has also co-founded companies such Perific Technologies, Antrad Medial and Qadvis. Kurt has a Master degree in Applied Physics from Linköping.
    • Caritta Seppä (Startup)
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    • COO
    • Tespack
    • http://www.tespack.com
    • Caritta Seppä is the Co-Founder and COO at Tespack, a company specialized in mobile energy, in creating different Smart Wear products by combining latest tech (ultra-fast charging), IoT, solar and design. Their customers currently include Vodafone, Intersport, the UN and Defence Forces while they work with TomTom and GE. Caritta has an academic background in IR and public diplomacy and has written research publications for the Finnish Foreign Ministry about renewable energy prior to Tespack. Caritta is passionate about technology and supporting local startup ecosystems and she has been invited as a speaker to different tech events including InnoFest 2017 and European Women in Technology 2016. During her free time, Caritta loves to mentor and help youth entrepreneurs and she was one of the organisers of the first Women in Tech event held in Valencia in 2016. Caritta was selected as one of the Top 10 Women Who Tech by WSC and Craig Newmark in 2017. Her company Tespack was recently awarded as the Best Energy Startup in EU 2017 by European Commission and European Parliament.
    • Anders Jansson (Startup)
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    • Commercial Director
    • CorPower Ocean
    • http://www.corpowerocean.com
    • With a master in Entrepreneurship and Venture Creation Anders has been successful building companies within the energy field. He is the Commercial Director at CorPower. CorPower has developed a compact high-efficiency Wave Energy Converter, inspired by the pumping principles of the human heart. Using a new control method, the Wave Energy Converters always oscillate in resonance with the incoming waves, strongly amplifying their motion and power capture resulting in a well recognised break through for the wave energy sector. Anders has a long and successful track record within marine energy. He founded Minesto in 2007 and during his time as CEO at Minesto he was responsible to build a company from an idea to a publicly traded company. He raised in excess of €30M in venture capital and €25M in governmental funding and built an organisation with top engineers in 3 countries. The company was successfully listed at Nasdaq First North in 2015.
    • Sofie Allert (Startup)
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    • CEO
    • Swedish Algae Factory
    • http://swedishalgaefactory.com
    • Sofie Allert is Co-Founder and CEO of Swedish Algae Factory. She has a Bachelor degree in Biotechnology and a Master’s degree in Entrepreneurship and Business design from Chalmers University of Technology. The company was founded as a result of her passion for making use of a natural resource that can create a lot of sustainable value for society, algae. Swedish Algae Factory have developed a circular economic business model around a group of algae called diatoms. The organic biomass of diatoms is surrounded by a nanoporous glass shell. A shell that is naturally designed to trap light and nutrients efficiently and in different ways protect the algae, to secure its survival deep down in dark oceans.
    • Henrik Båge (Startup)
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    • Co-Founder
    • Phoenix BioPower
    • http://phoenixbiopower.com
    • Henrik is heading the business development and funding activities of Phoenix BioPower. Henrik brings more than 15 years of experience in finance, private funding and business development in the clean tech sector. Henrik holds a Pol. Mag in Economics.
    • Mikael Rittander (Startup)
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    • CEO
    • Simplex Motion
    • http://simplexmotion.com
    • Mikael Rittander is the CEO of Simplex Motion and has a long international experience within the industry of material handling and telecom. Previous responsibilities within sales, marketing, project management, product management, purchasing, operational development and change management has brought a deep understanding for operational management. Master degree in Electrical Engineering at Chalmers University of Technology, Certified at StyrelseAkademien and Diploma from West Sweden Chamber of Commerce in MD’s role and responsibilities.
    • Serdar Köse (Startup)
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    • CEO
    • Greinon
    • https://www.greinon.se
    • Serdar Köse is CEO and Co-Founder of Greinon Engineering AB that develops a complete smart city management system to utilize the use of resources and provide environmentally friendly systems. The company was founded in 2012 and is located at Ideon Science Park, Lund, Sweden. Serdar has a sound R&D experience in various subjects, e.g. wireless communication, software development, system architecture design, etc. Serdar has a Master of Science degree in Wireless Communication Engineering from Lund University.
    • Kristian Floresjö (Startup)
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    • CEO
    • Cascade Drives
    • http://cascadedrives.com
    • Kristian Floresjö is the CEO of Cascade Drives and has a broad experience of international business development and sales of complex technologies. Kristian holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Uppsala University. Prior to joining Cascade Drives, he was the CEO of Wave Impact Heat Management, a Swedish company that provided advanced optimization technologies for the power and pulp & paper industries.
    • Tom Huizer (Startup)
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    • Business Developer
    • Heat Power
    • http://www.heatpower.nl
    • Tom Huizer currently works as business developer at the cleantech startup Heat Power BV. Heat Power developed a rapid response steam turbine system for electrical peak shaving in heat and power intensive SMEs. The system is offered as an add-on system to existing boilers and can be connected to commercial furnaces firing crude biomass. Tom graduated from the European master school of EIT InnoEnergy and joined Heat Power in 2016. He completed his first year of study at UPC Barcelona and the ESADE business school after which he graduated at TU/e Eindhoven. In 2017, Tom obtained his professional doctorate in engineering in the field of smart energy buildings and cities from the TU/e Eindhoven. In his private life Tom is strongly engaged in the energy transition by being a representative of the InnoEnergy Community, speaker on the power of collaboration at TEDx, alumni member of Team Energy and participant of a glacier expedition to Greenland with Artek and DTU.
    • Dr. Kenny van Reppelen (Startup)
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    • CEO
    • Act&Sorb
    • http://actandsorb.com
    • Kenny Vanreppelen is Managing Director and Co-founder of Act&Sorb. Act&Sorb is a fast growing startup company which developed a sustainable, circular, self-sustaining and economic recycling solution to turn non-recyclable waste wood (e.g. MDF-waste: medium density fibreboard) into high value renewable activated carbon and energy in the form of heat and electricity (patent submitted). The developed process is highly profitable with a fast payback time and leads towards a very attractive business opportunity. Act&Sorb is looking for investors to build its own plants and to license external plants with service contracts. Kenny holds a masters degree in industrial engineering, a PhD in Chemistry from Hasselt University, Belgium and developed the process and associated IP.
    • Matti Tiainen (Startup)
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    • CEO
    • Pro Farm
    • http://www.profarm.org
    • Matti Tiainen is Co-Founder and CEO of Pro Farm. Pro Farm produces a new type of organic mineral fertiliser for the modern day agriculture.
    • Markku Makkonen (Startup)
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    • CEO
    • Fourdeg
    • http://www.fourdeg.com
    • Markku is Co-Founder and CEO of the Finnish startup Fourdeg. Fourdeg is a smart heating company – winner of Arctic15 pitching competition. Fourdeg makes indoor temperature more accurate and comfortable and at the same time reduces the need of heating energy by 10-30%. The load balancing features reduce the peak loads of a district heating network. Technically Fourdeg is an IoT and big data cloud software company. Previous to Fourdeg Markku had an epic 20-year career with consumer business and telecom networks business. After graduating from University of Oulu, Finland, Markku’s career started with analog IC design. The long stint with telecoms started in the early 1990s with transmission products. Then after some years of R&D Markku started to manage programs which climaxed in managing the system programs for global success of Nokia GSM base stations. Markku lead Nokia 2G/3G mobile transmission business for five years 2000-2004 and continued to run global business development programs for mobile data solutions. Final phase with Nokia was the fashion and lifestyle making Nokia consumer business development programs with entertainment products until 2012. Markku has done business in all continents excluding the Antarktis. Markku’s comfort zone is to create business from ideas with lead customers and collaborators. And then deliver the promise. Now the passion and mission is to create a sizeable cleantech business.
    • Niclas Persson (Startup)
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    • CEO
    • Deeds
    • http://deeds.life
    • Niclas is CEO and Co-founder of DEEDS, a digital platform for sustainable consumption. DEEDS is essentially a mobile app for consumers that presents your climate footprint as a result of your consumption and lifestyle. Based on a dynamic, high resolution footprint DEEDS will engage, coach and guide you towards a more sustainable lifestyle. Over time DEEDS will help a growing number of informed consumers to find sustainable products and services in the market. Niclas worked 11 years as an air force jet pilot before he moved into the field of trading technology. The last 15 years he has been active as an entrepreneur and corporate business leader in the global capital markets industry, supplying trading infrastructure for banks and brokers. Last year he decided together with three ex-colleagues to take on the challenge of climate change and founded DEEDS.
    • Tobias Forngren (Startup)
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    • CEO
    • Freelway
    • http://www.freelway.com
    • Tobias Forngren is CEO and Co-founder of Freelway (2014), a company specailized in sustainable mobility solutions within and between organisations, B2B. Tobias has a background as a medicinal chemist at Uppsala Akademiska sjukhus, AstraZenca and as an entrepreneur he has developed a patented household machine to prolong the shelf-life of food without adding preservatives. Tobias has a passion for new technology and projects that have the potential to improve the enviroment and society.