Techarenan Summit 2020

Innovation, trends and entrepreneurship in focus when business leaders, entrepreneurs and politicians gathered at the Techarenan Summit 2020.

In addition to the panel discussions, the 50 finalist companies pitched in the Techarenan Challenge and winners in four categories were announced.

Curious about the Summit topics 2020?
Watch all our video recordings here.

Speakers during the event

Annie Lööf

Annie Lööf

Party Leader, Centerpartiet

Henrik Henriksson

Henrik Henriksson

CEO, Scania

Anna Wikland

Anna Wikland

CEO, Google Sweden

Ibrahim Baylan
Näringsminister (S)

Ibrahim Baylan

Minister for Business, Industry & Innovation

Mia Brunell Livfors
VD, Axel Johnson

Mia Brunell

CEO, Axel Johnson

Anders Svensson

Anders Svensson

CEO, ICA Sweden

Monica Lingegård

Monica Lingegård

CEO, SJ

Sofia Palmquist

Sofia Palmquist

CEO, Aleris Group

Johan Attby
Founder, Fishbrain

Johan Attby

Founder, Fishbrain

Susanne Najafi Grundare, BackingMinds

Susanne Najafi

Founder, BackingMinds 

Rickard Lyko
Founder, LYKO

Rickard Lyko

Founder, LYKO

Jarno Vanhatapio
Founder, NA-KD.com

Jarno Vanhatapio

Founder, NA-KD.com

Karin Lindahl
CEO, Indiska

Karin Lindahl

CEO, Indiska

Daniel Nilsson
CEO, Esatto

Daniel Nilsson

CEO, Esatto

Peter Dalmalm
Head of Business Banking,
Nordea Sweden

Peter Dalmalm

Head of Business Banking,
Nordea Sweden

Kenneth Fredriksen
Director, Huawei Nordics

Kenneth Fredriksen

Director, Huawei Nordics

Pernilla Vinneby
CEO, Knowit Experience

Pernilla Vinneby

CEO, Knowit Experience

Dan Bjurman

Dan Bjurman

CEO, Salesforce Sweden

Emil Eifrem

Emil Eifrem

Founder, Neo4j

Katja Lindvall
Founder, Moving Floor

Katja Lindvall

Founder, Moving Floor

Alexander Norén
Tech Correspondent

Alexander Norén

Tech Correspondent

Rickard Lagerqvist Founder, Mindler

Rickard Lagerqvist

Founder, Mindler

Tobias Lindh CEO, Adyen Nordics

Tobias Lindh

CEO, Adyen Nordics

Carl-Johan Karlsson Director SME, EKN

Carl-Johan Karlsson

Director SME, EKN

Annika Winsth Chief Economist, Nordea

Annika Winsth

Chief Economist, Nordea

Jakob Dahlberg Founder, Joint Academy

Jakob Dahlberg

Founder, Joint Academy

Azita Shariati

Azita Shariati

CEO, AniCura

Maja Magnusson Founder, Care to Translate

Maja Magnusson

Founder, Care to Translate

Michael Lantz Founder, Accedo

Michael Lantz

Founder, Accedo

Malin Parkler
VD, Pfizer Sverige

Malin Parkler

CEO, Pfizer Sweden

Johannes Boson CEO, Telge Energi

Johannes Boson

CEO, Telge Energi

Anders Fast Baker McKenzie

Anders Fast

Managing Director,
Baker McKenzie Advokatbyrå

Ingo Uytdehaage CFO, Adyen

Ingo Uytdehaage

CFO, Adyen

Program during Techarenan Summit 2020

See our program down bellow

Time: 08:20

Topic:  How to grow in this new situation

Guests:
Rickard Lyko, Founder, Lyko
Karin Lindahl, CEO, Indiska
Daniel Nilsson, CEO, Esatto
Dan Bjurman, CEO, Salesforce Sweden
Azita Shariati, CEO, AniCura

 

Time: 09:00

Topic: Global megatrends forming the businesses of tomorrow

Guests:
Anna Wikland, CEO, Google Sweden
Henrik Henriksson, CEO, Scania
Alexander Norén, Tech Correspondent
Anders Fast, Managing Director, Baker McKenzie

 

Time: 09:50

Topic: The new consumer – the foundation for innovation and transformation

Guests:
Anders Svensson, CEO, ICA Sweden
Malin Parkler, CEO, Pfizer Sweden
Stefan Öberg, CEO, Tradera
Jarno Vanhatapio, Founder, NA-KD
Héléne Barnekow, CEO, Microsoft Sweden

 

Time: 10:40

Topic: How to leverage AI and tech for sustainability

Guests:
Mia Brunell, CEO, Axel Johnson
Monica Lingegård, CEO, SJ
Peter Lundin, VP, Research & Development, Huawei
Per Wallentin, CEO, Knowit
Johannes Boson, CEO, Telge Energi

 

Time: 11:25

Topic: From startup to one of Europes largest Tech IPOs

Guest:
Ingo Uytdehaage, CFO, Adyena

 

Time: 12:20

Topic: Dark clouds but with glimpse of light – what does the recovery look like?

Guest:

Annika Winsth, Chief Economist, Nordea

 

Time: 13:15

Award Ceremony

The winners of Techarenan Challenge 2020 are announced. Categories 
– Public Choice
– Social Impact Award
– Industry Award
– AI & Technical Edge Award

 

Time: 13:50

Topic: Sweden as a platform for the world’s best entrepreneurs

Guests:
Ibrahim Baylan, Minister for Enterprise, Industry & Innovation
Johan Attby, Founder, Fishbrain
Susanne Najafi, Founder, BackingMinds
Emil Eifrem, Founder, Neo4j
Maja Magnusson, Founder, Care to Translate

 

Time: 14:40

Topic: How to create growth and stimulate export for Swedish companies

Guests:

Annie Lööf, Party Leader, Centerpartiet
Carl-Johan Karlsson, Director SME, EKN
Peter Dalmalm, Head of Business Banking, Nordea Sweden
Katja Lindvall, Founder, Moving Floor
Michael Lantz, Founder, Accedo

 
Time: 15:30


Topic: The modern patient and tech

Guests:
Sofia Palmquist, CEO, Aleris Group
Rickard Lagerqvist, Founder, Mindler
Pernilla Vinneby, CEO, Knowit Experience
Jakob Dahlberg, Founder, Joint Academy
Björn Thorngren, CEO, MEDS