Senior Vice President & Global Head of SAP Next-Gen
#sheinnovates because reaching the 17 UN Global Goals takes a diverse task force
Ann Rosenberg is Senior Vice President & Global Head of SAP Next-Gen, a Purpose Driven Innovation Community Empowered by SAP Leonardo Ann leads SAP Next-Gen, a purpose driven innovation community empowered by SAP Leonardo and an innovation platform for SAP’s 365,000+ customers across 25 industries in 180+ countries. The platform leverages 3,360+ educational institutions in 111 countries as well as startups, accelerators, purpose driven partners, futurists, and 70+ SAP Next-Gen labs/hubs at university campuses in the SAP NextGen innovation with purpose network. The platform also leverages SAP’s 100+ innovation and development centers and SAP’s network of 17,000+ partner companies.
Professor at University of Copenhagen
How I became a Computer Scientist & How can Virtual Reality help to build Super hospitals?
As a Professor in Computer Science, every day is different and I love the variety in my work. I investigate the basic nature of collaborative work with the aim of designing collaborative technologies – and my main research discipline is called Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW). Since 2002 I have explored CSCW research agendas within different domain such as Healthcare (Triage systems in Emergency Departments in Vancouver, Canada); Global software development (Technologies supporting software engineers working across Europe, USA, India, and Philippines); and Tech start-up companies (Palestinian start-up; Blockchain start-ups). Currently I explore new ways to include open design, digital fabrication, and Virtual Reality in the design of collaborative technologies in e.g. architectural design of super hospitals. Finally, I have investigated through participation the new emerging Maker communities as new sites of design of technology. Here my interests is to develop Makerspace methodologies for teaching and innovation, through the examples of critical design artefacts, which challenge dominating discourse on Computer Science using IoT technologies (FemTech.dk).
Prior to becoming full Professor at University of Copenhagen in 2015, I been at the IT University of Copenhagen (ITU); University of California, Irvine (USA); Simon Fraser University, Vancouver (Canada); Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (India), and Roskilde University (RUC). The academic year 2018/2019 I will be guest professor at University of Washington, Seattle (USA).
CTO at nemlig.com
Venturing into the unknown – my journey into tech and management
I am 38 years old, married and the mother of three awesome daughters. I have always taken an interest in many different subjects, but ultimately decided to study computer science & engineering. It was very intriguing to me that the field of IT seemed like one where it would be possible to take part in inventing the future.
For the first years of my career, I worked as a software developer and consultant. In 2010, I was offered my first position as a manager, which was a bigger transition than I probably realized at the time. I grew into management roles with more and more responsibility, and since 2015 I have been working at nemlig.com as CTO, where I am responsible for IT and digitalization across the business.
In my spare time, I have a great passion for karate, reading books and enjoying the company of my family.
Technical consultant at ARTICLE 19
Privacy: One step at a time – in the EU and beyond
Amelia is currently engaged as a consultant with human rights group ARTICLE19, working on design choices in technical standards with an impact on human rights. She has been a member of the European Parliament between 2011 and 2014, focusing on telecommunications policy, data protection, intellectual property rights and standardisation of technology. Since 2015 she operates the Swedish NGO Dataskydd.net, making data protection in Sweden easy in law and in practice for individuals in Sweden. Additionally, she has been a guest researcher on cyber security and consumer rights at the Centre for Internet and Society in Bangalore, India, where she is currently a fellow. She contributes op-eds to three Swedish publications since 2017 and holds a BSc in mathematics from Lund University.
CEO & Founder of Fire & Shield, Leadership Expert and Entrepreneur
Elize looks to promote equality through excellence by levelling the playing field for fair competition. Elize Dimare is a senior executive with almost 20 years leadership consulting in direct and indirect management positions. With a background in engineering, an MBA and a PhD in Organisational Development, Elize can, not only uniquely bridge technical and commercial needs but also she has first-hand experience on what it to be a woman in C-level. Needless to say, Elize is a firm believer in the power of excellence in leadership, and that today’s leaders should have as their primary objective is to increase performance by bringing out the best in each and every individual.
Elize practices leadership training, consulting, and one-to-one development of leadership talents and seasoned leaders. Her strategies are based on her proprietary leadership methodology FIRE & SHIELD which she co-developed with Johnny Sørensen. See more on www.fireandshield.com
Solution Architect , Agnitio
Converse with Machines
Julia Evelyn Larsen
Blockchain evolution: Building technology for social good- Julia Evelyn, Cryptowomen
Julia Evelyn Larsen is a former tech start-up community manager with a background in psychology. She is completing her master’s in Organisational Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Copenhagen Business School, and is part of the team responsible for data protection at a political party in Denmark.
Lenka Hudakova is an advocate for cryptocurrencies and blockchain tech, and is a comms pro at a virtual currency platform in Copenhagen with 3,5+ yrs in the blockchain industry. Lenka is a startup and crypto community builder (#cphftw, CryptoWomen). Her work revolves around culture, globalisation, media and marketing.
There are few women in tech, and there are few women in finance, and when you put them together, you have even less. We started CryptoWomen in the fall of 2017 in Denmark as a reaction to the lack of gender diversity around us. Our mission is to make the crypto and blockchain space more welcoming to women, and we aim to do that through events and workshops. Our Wondertech Summit workshop will be about one of the fastest evolving spaces, blockchain, where we will touch upon: The potential of blockchain technology to benefit women and Attracting more women into the space. We will give a brief presentation followed by a Q&A session.
Slavi Parpulev, Security Advisor, Improsec ApS
Claus Vesthammer, COO & Security Advisor , Improsec ApS
How Criminals Hack
Slavi is a security professional who holds a master’s degree in Computer Security from Danish Technical University. During his experience in the industry, he specialized in both offensive hacking, incident response and digital investigations. He holds world recognized Information Security certificates – OSCP and GCFA.
Claus – Claus has more than 15 years of experience advising large private and public organisations in Information Security.
The UX of being hooked or: what makes us stay when we want to leave
During this workshop we will look at few UX technics popular in gaming industry, that are present in our everyday digital and non-digital experiences. Together we will address them in services we all use in order to be more aware of our behaviours. By the end of the workshops we will see which of these technics are relying on evoking positive and which on negative emotions
Mikolaj is a UX designer interested in tackling problems in large organizations. He worked with giants like ISS, Maersk, Man Diesel and Sikorsky to improve user experience and internal communication on employee level. Currently Creative Digital Designer at DFDS Digital trying to distrup maritime business.
Design Thinking our way to great customer experiences, Accenture
Design Thinking is all about designing experiences from the customer’s point of view. In this hands-on workshop, you will create a persona as your target customer, and vision the success in a moment that matters
Theis Søndergaard is co-founder and Chief Product Officer of Vivino, the world’s largest wine community and marketplace. Always focusing on the product, he has made a career of building successful digital consumer companies through the past 15 years. Theis Søndergaard is a journalist by education.
Helle Brun Næsager
Helle Næsager is the CEO and Co-Founder at Kostner. Kostner uses AI and Big Data to disrupt the future of IT Advisory. Our Customers include some of Denmark´s largest companies, and our Partners include some of the leading hardware vendors and global consultancy firms. With the use of our technology, we’ve been able to reduce a traditional IT Cost Optimization Project from 300 hours to just 30. The result is large savings for the end-customer delivered fast and easy.
Aditya Prakash is an entrepreneur with a passion for technology especially within education and gaming. Aditya is Founder and CEO of Skidos Labs an award-winning, venture backed creator of children’s educational apps based in Copenhagen. Skidos is building the largest platform of casual games for education for primary school kids using their proprietary SDK (Software development Kit) which converts regular casual games on mobile into learning apps to practice skills like mathematics and coding.
Aditya is a 2007 alumni of the Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth and ISB, Hyderabad. He has worked in many different industries like telecommunications, media, and FMCG, and has founded two startups during the last 14 years.
Gulnaz Khusainova is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Easysize, a data-driven company disrupting fashion e-commerce. Easysize brings solution for preventing returns for online shops. Gulnaz is in Forbes: 30 under 30 for Retail and E-Commerce for 2018 list.
Sheeba is an inspiring Software developer and tech entrepreneur.
She was encouraged by her dad to pursue career in tech and she believes that we need teachers/mentors and IT-companies to support women in the industry pro-actively.
Sofie Ying Xiao
Manger at Technology Consulting department, Accenture
Mie Holmbo Hansen, KPMG
Julie Gerlings, KPMG
Mie Holmbo Hansen is a consultant at KPMG NewTech and is specialising in the business aspects of implementing emerging technologies. Mie has general knowledge of the impact of new technologies and their impact on businesses and the markets, and works primarily with implementing software robotics (Robotic Process Automation) and machine learning in the financial services industry. Mie has a business background from CBS, but has since she was little had a huge interest for computers, robots, gadgets and science fiction.
Julie Gerlings is a consultant at KPMG where she works with advising clients and implementing new technologies such as chat- and voicebots, IoT, machine learning and biohacking, for the industries covering infrastructure, government and health (IGH). Moreover, Julie Gerlings has been an instructor at CBS and supervising students in courses regarding AI and chatbots. Starting her career within photography, Julie’s passion for technology and software started at an early age, where after she pursued her tech-passion by acquiring a Cand. Merc. IT from CBS and is still active in academia within the areas of AI and Biohacking.