Join us for another epic evening. Tonights rockstar is the amazing...
Sofie Linblom, CEO & co-founder of Ideation360 and Chief Evangelist at Innovation360.
Former Global manager for Innovation at Spotify and global speaker on innovation and how to turn complex challenges into concrete plans for companies to create value value and take the lead in their respective industries.
Companies like ICA and Hästens and even the Swedish Armed Forces use the products and services from Ideation360. Sofie travels the world as keynote speaker and thought leader on innovation while managing a talented team as well as accredited innovation professionals in 28+ countries.
Not only that, Sofie is also on the Board of Directors of Business Sweden, Tidningskungen and Silicon Vikings.
You can always spot Sofie in one of her colourful signature hats, and tonight we have the privilege to talk to Sofie about her passion, her journey and how Sweden as a country and Swedish companies can stay ahead of the curve in the future.
Startup Sweden Batch #10 (2018-2) is pitching
Once again we get to meet the fantastic companies from all over Sweden selected for the Startup Sweden bootcamp. Don't miss out on the chance to see what companies are up and coming from all around Sweden and select who will be the winner of tonight's pitch competition.
In just a few weeks time London Tech Week and Startup Grind Europe is happening. If you are interested in the UK market then you should definitely take the opportunity to go there. Learn more about the activities organised by Business Sweden, Tillväxtverket, ALMI and Vinnova powered by the tech & investor networker and legend Tomas Bennich.
CEO & Co-founder
Sofie’s expertise lies in turning complex challenges into concrete plans for companies to create value value and take the lead in their respective industries. As Global Manager for Innovation she built Spotify's innovation system incl innovation strategy, organisation, processes & culture. Sofie’s passion for innovation has made her very popular on stages all around the world.
Sofie’s expertise lies in turning complex challenges into concrete plans for organisations to create value value and take the lead in their respective industries. Sofie is the Managing Director and Co-Founder of ideation360, a subsidiary to Innovation360 with the mission to empower organisations to innovate through modern methods and platforms. She also plays an active role at Innovation360 as Chief Evangelist. With a Master in Engineering and Media Technology she has a big passion for technology and is active in the work to increase diversity in this field.
Sofie was previously the Global Manager for Innovation at Spotify building up the company’s innovation system including innovation strategy, organizational design, processes and culture. Her motivation comes from the belief that all organizations can be innovative with the right structures and capabilities in place. Sofie has a unique experience from having worked with innovation internally as an intrapreneur, in open ecosystems, as an adviser in startups, as an entrepreneur building ideation360, as a board member and as a consultant in larger corporations.
In 2016 Sofie was awarded one of the top 111 most influential women in Business and one of Sweden’s Top 100 Talents. In 2017 Sofie was listed as one of the 99 most promising professionals in Sweden. The same year Inspiring Fifty named her one of the top 50 most inspiring women in Technology in Europe. Sofie’s passion for innovation has made her a very popular speaker on stages around the world including two TEDx Talks .
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