THE SPEAKERS 2022
DAY 1 - MARCH 8TH
KRISTIN SKOGEN LUND
KRISTIN SKOGEN LUND
CEO of Scibsted
Kristin Skogen Lund is the CEO of Norway’s biggest and most influential media group, Schibsted. Her resume consists of big titles such as CEO of Aftenposten, EVP at Telenor, Director General of the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise, and CEO of several of the Schibsted brands. As if that isn’t enough, she has also been a board member of Ericsson and Orkla, and served as a member Global Commission on the Economy and Climate and the ILO Global Commission on the Future of Work.
With several CEO titles and such an impressive record, it is with good reason that she previously has been designated the woman in Norway that holds the most power. And we couldn’t be more excited that she will be joining us for Inspire 2022!
Join us on March 8th, on Womans day itself, for an eye-opening presentation were we will get to learn, listen, get inspired and motivated by this amazing businesswoman. We’re sure she has learned a lesson or two, so we can’t wait!
Entrepreneur - TENK
Isabelle Ringnes is a Norwegian entrepreneur and speaker who has founded multiple companies, and among these are Equalitycheck.com. Equalitycheck is a product consisting of anonymous assessments about equality at the workplace. She is passionate about diversity, society and tech, which is also shown through her other initiative, the company TENK. TENK is a technology network for women, whose purpose is to inspire women to choose a future career in technology. As if this wasn’t enough, she is also a board member in several companies such as Kron and Dermanor, and she produces podcasts!
Isabelle was selected as one of the top 100 most influential women in Nordic Tech, and one of the top 10 women in Tech in the Nordic.
We are looking forward to having such an inspiring and accomplished woman joining us on Women’s day for INSPIRE 2022.
W/ VICTORIA HAUK
Chief Business Officer - dCompany,
former country manager for Google Norway
Our third speaker is the non-other than Jan Grønbech. He is the former country manager for Google and YouTube Norway and is the longest-running country manager in Google in the whole world. Currently, Grønbech serves as the current Chief Business Officer at dCompany AS.
Grønbech saw the potential of the internet early on and has worked with the internet as a media channel in companies such as Aftenposten, Telenor, TV2 and Orkla Media. Grønbech loves being a speaker, and for the last 15 years, he has spoken at Oslo Business Forum and Gulltaggen and has been a guest lecturer for multiple universities.
As the longest-running country manager, Grønbech can provide us with excellent knowledge about leadership, change and digitalization. We are so excited to have him in the lineup!
We are proud to announce that Tise is coming to Inspire 2022!
Tise is a mobile marketplace for second-hand fashion and clothing. It was founded in 2016 with the idea of developing a social service to make second-hand fashion more fun, inspirational and eco-friendly.
Ever since Tise was founded, over 270 000 Norwegians have downloaded the app and there has been a notable change in the buying pattern amongst consumption of second- hand fashion. The social entrepreneurship behind Tise has changed the game in the fashion industry in Norway.
Join us in March to meet CMO of Tise, Victoria Hauk
We are excited to have Tise on board for Inspire 2022
DAY 2 - MARCH 9TH
Owning grocery store concepts like Meny, Kiwi, Spar, and Joker and retail convenience stores such as Deli De Luca, MIX and Jafs make NorgesGruppen Norway’s largest retail house, with a total of 1.800 grocery stores, 900 points of sale as retail convenience goods stores and over 40.000 employees.
Their goal and vision is to make tomorrow's retailing less expensive and continuously make it better, as well as give their customers satisfying culinary experiences and contribute to a healthy, sustainable, and green choice.
We're looking forward to having them with us, and not least learn from them at Inspire 2022!
BAIN & COMPANY
Bain & Company is a global consultancy firm that helps the world’s most ambitious change makers define the future. With offices in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark, the Bain Nordic team work mainly with international and multinational firms located in the Nordic region. Their clients span a broad range of industries, including industrial goods & services, technology, media, telecommunications, private equity, financial services, oil & gas, and consumer products.
With their mantra “Make. Others. Shine” Bain & Company has been making sure their clients, recruits and community have been set on a road to success. We have no doubts the lessons they’ve learned will be nothing short of valuable to everyone.
We are excited to hear more about their journey at Inspire 2022!
BAIN & COMPANY
W/ GAUTE ANDREASSEN
W/ Tone Indrebø Næss & Danat Tekie
We are excited to announce our next speaker is Deloitte! They will bring their director of CSR and sustainability, Tone Indrebø Næss, and senior consultant Danat Tekie!
Deloitte is a market-leading company that provides audit, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax, and legal services, with 175 years of hard work and commitment, and $50.2 billion of revenue in FY2021. With offices in over 150 countries and territories around the world, Deloitte is one of the Big Four accounting organizations and the largest professional services network in the world by revenue and number of professionals.
Deloitte’s purpose is “To make an impact that matters” and in order to fulfil their purpose they constantly strive to earn and achieve respect among all interest groups in society. Besides being a leader in their profession, they are also concerned with creating opportunities and leading the way towards a more sustainable society.
Sincerely looking forward to which “lessons learned” Deloitte will be sharing with us this year at Inspire!
W/ DAG FREDSRIK BJØRNLAND & TRINE HØSTMARK SOLHAUK
Inspire is proud to announce that Implement Consulting Group will not only join us as our main partner, but they will also be attending as speakers for the conference!
Implement is a Strategy and Management Consulting firm based on Nordic values and culture. The company is one of the fastest-growing management consulting firms out there. As a consulting firm, they are in the business of helping, and their idea is to focus on impact. The team has forced themselves to challenge their thinking and to bring specific insights and experience in a way that creates sustainable impact. They thrive with the most challenging and ambitious clients, and work eagerly to change the way we change
With over 20 years of experience and developing the company, we can't wait to hear more about what they've learnt.
We are so excited to welcome Senior Partner and Co-lead Dag Fredrik Bjørnland and Senior Management Consultant Trine Høstmark Solhaug to give us more insights on what Implement has learned throughout the years!
IMPLEMENT CONSULTING GROUP
SOPHIE ELISE ISAKSEN
BUSINESSWOMAN, AUTHOR AND INFLUENCER
We are thrilled to finally announce the ninth and last speaker that will be joining us for INSPIRE 2022... Sophie Elise Isachsen!
Sophie Elise is a Norwegian blogger, influencer, author, speaker, and singer. Her business is run through her company, Sophie Elise AS, which was founded in early 2016.
In recent years, Sophie Elise has run a business with her own cosmetics brand; Glöd. She also has her own book club, named «Litt Sophie», as well as two collections in collaboration with Skappel. In addition, she has authored and published three BEST-SELLING books based on her own life!
Sophie Elise reaches a wide audience every single day through her social media, as a writer, and as an artist. In 2015, Media 24 named Sophie Elise «The most powerful woman of the year».
We are looking forward to welcoming such an important and inspiring young woman, and we can’t wait to see YOU there with us!