The Anatomy of a Paradigm Shift with Hélène Barnekow, CEO Microsoft Sweden

Sep 17, 2021, 9:45 – 11:00 AM

Welcome to our virtual fireside chat with Hélène Barnekow, CEO Microsoft Sweden. In this session we discuss the challenges the world faces today, how to approach innovation, diversity, and impact, and how to solve problems together as one planet and one team!

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Fireside Chat

About this event

Our civilization has made tremendous progress over the last few decades.

But progress is not a sprint. It is a marathon. Our progress has now led us to question some of the fundamentals of how the world works, how tech works, and how our relationships work. This is a Paradigm Shift in the making.

Welcome to a fireside chat with Hélène Barnekow, CEO of Microsoft Sweden to understand the dynamics of this Paradigm Shift.

In this fireside chat we discuss:

1- Hélène’s journey in the IT industry and Microsoft

2- What are the biggest challenges the world faces today?

3- How should we approach innovation, diversity, and impact?

4- How to solve problems together as one planet, one team?

5- What is responsible tech and how to enable it across the globe?

6- Are entrepreneurs the enablers of the Paradigm Shift? How?

7- How to make entrepreneurship a level playing field for everyone?

Hélène will also discuss how Microsoft helps startups and ecosystems globally and in Sweden.

She will be interviewed by Naimul Abd, Business Advisor & Partnerships Lead at Coompanion Stockholm, serial impact entrepreneur, and Director Startup Grind Stockholm.

Check out what happened


  • Hélène Barnekow

    Microsoft Sweden



  • Naimul Abd

    Founder Nutty Ventures

    CEO Connect Öst


  • Naimul Abd

    Founder Nutty Ventures

    CEO Connect Öst

  • Olle Pridiuksson




  • Naimul Abd

    Startup Grind

    Regional Director Nordics Startup Grind


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