Bo Göransson's previous responsibilities include Ambassador at Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Director General and Chairman of Sida (Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency), Special Advisor to the President of African Development Bank and State Secretary, Ministry of Labor. He has been the permanent representative at UNEP and UN Habitat, and also a member of the Governing Council of UNHCR. He has an MBA from Stockholm School of Economics.
Ylva Hambraeus Björling is Chairman of the commercial foundation - Internet Infrastructuren (IIS /.SE) . She has more than 30 years of management and infrastructure experience within Healthcare & wellfare, IT and Telecom, in the private as well as the public sector. Ylva is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences.
Andreas is the CEO at MedHelp - a private company in Northern Europe providing healthcare counselling services. Previously Andreas was CEO at Telefonakuten Sverige AB, and was engaged in Product Management and Sales Management positions.
Michael was previously Secretary General of the "Monument Over Raoul Wallenbergs Achievement Foundation", Senior Adviser in various large food companies, the General Manager for Beta Invest and Carolls Development Corp. He graduated with a degree in hotel and business administration from Cornell University in 1967. He is currently helping innovative start-ups within different branches with advice and consulting services via 3F Consulting.
Carl-Gunnar is the Head of Management & Support at 1177 / Vårdguiden, the Swedish national health counselling service on the phone and online. Previously Carl-Gunnar was the manager at the Biomedical Engineering Department, Karolinska University Hospital where he has held different positions since 1982. He has more than 20 years of management and development experience within healthcare, technology and IT.
Rustam is a co-founder and Director of Shifo. Rustam has extensive experience from research, as well as development and implementation of eHealth solutions in high and low resource settings.
Alberto's Casta&Bucks is a Stockholm-based consultancy that helps organizations to identify and measure their social impact, transforming it into tangible metrics for better managerial and communicative purposes. He has work experiences in international organizations in both the private and the public sector from six countries around the world.
Andy Cars is the founder of Seedcap, a consultancy based in Stockholm that provides business advice and network to tech startups mainly in ICT and cleantech. Andy has a background as entrepreneur, investment manager, strategy and business development advisor. Having worked for startups and large multinational companies, he has developed a deep understanding of the unique challenges that they face.
Björn Söderberg is a serial entrepreneur in the area of Life Sciences. He has a broad experience in finance, marketing and solution sales including business development for new business models. Björn has been a member on a number of boards of start-up companies as well as companies expanding on the global market/globally.
David is working with Brand, Communication & Film. Background from IT, TV, Media & Advertising agencies. Founded number of small start ups in different areas. Working part time as advisor and as partner in a handfull of established companies.
Howard Rose, MEd, is the President, Co-Founder, and Design Director of Firsthand Technology, Inc., based in Seattle, Washington. Firsthand specialises in transforming complex problems into engaging and intuitive experiences through games, simulations and virtual reality. Their resume of work over 18 years includes groundbreaking projects using virtual reality to treat phobias, battlefield PTSD, and acute and chronic pain.
Jesper is an entrepreneur with long experience in building growth companies within the new media and outsourcing sectors. He is also supporting and investing in young entrepreneurs through the investment company Ulf & Vänner.
Jessica Stark is the co-founder and CEO of startup hub SUP46 (Startup People of Sweden). To help newly founded, Swedish companies and putting the words“Sharing is Caring” into practice is something she sees as a community service. She has been working with startups for the past 12 years and is extremely passionate about both the maturing Swedish startup ecosystem and the growing startup community.
Karoline is a social entrepreneur with a passion for ICTs potential to leapfrog development by making better use of scarce financial, human and technical resources. She has a long experience of working within International Development Cooperation. Previously, she worked at the Swedish Program for ICT in Developing Regions to support countries in Asia, Africa and Latin Ameria to harness the benefits of ICT. Karoline was part of the team that started Shifo in 2013.
Katarina Chowra is an innovator, futurist and coach. Her background is from telecom as business developer. The last years she has mainly spent in the startup arena, as both entrepreneur and coach.
Nima holds a Masters degree in Chemistry and a Ph.D in Biotechnology from KTH the Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden and is active in both the life sciences and digital health. With a central role in Scandinavia’s digital health ecosystem, he has consulted for life science and VC companies. He is the former CEO and Co-Founder of Digital Health Start-up DD Innovation AB, a social enterprise company with activities focussed in Tanzania. His experience supports an understanding of digital health across Europe and E.Africa, and the challenges of the start-up environment.