Mentor network

Tone Ringstad

Founder and CEO of Culture Intelligence

Company: Culture Intelligence
Location: Oslo, Norway
Main focus area: TMRL - Team
Expertise: Team Culture
Bio:

Livia Holm

Market Access Director in KRY

Company: KRY
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Main focus area: CRL - Customer
Expertise: B2G Business development
Bio: Being part of KRY's journey since the summer of 2015, she was hired as one of the company's first employees. Since then, she has gone through various roles which contributed to the company's establishment and expansion both in Sweden and in Europe, from start-up to unicorn.

Chelsea Ranger

Health Tech & Life Science Strategist

Company: Ranger Consulting
Location: Oslo, Norway
Main focus area: BRL - Business
Expertise: Clinical HealthTech
Bio:

Pelin Hizal Smines

CEO

Company: SAMMEVEI
Location: Oslo, Norway
Main focus area: CRL - Customer
Expertise: Marketing, Business Plan, Investor Pitching, Business Development
Bio: Holding and Executive MBA and international affairs masters degree, Pelin has more than 25 years of experience in marketing, sales and product management, where 8 years of her carrier was in mobility startups.

Cecilia Karlsson

Tf bitr Verksamhetschef HS Ledningsstöd

Company: Region Värmland
Location: Karlstad, Sweden
Main focus area: CRL - Customer
Expertise: Public Healthcare
Bio:

Kari Syrja

Vice President of Sales in Comintelli

Company: Oracle Silicon Valley Incubator
Location: Uppsala, Sweden
Main focus area: CRL - Customer
Expertise: Go-To-Market & Scaling
Bio:

Robert Rhönnstad

Senior consultant in SCAALER

Company: SCAALER IoT Labs
Location: Arvika, Sweden
Main focus area: TRL - Technology
Expertise: Systems Architecture
Bio:

Humberto Olivo

Company: Volpi Health, Valyfund Venture Capital
Location: Austin, USA
Main focus area: FRL - Funding
Expertise: Funding and Sustainability
Bio:

Tale Skjølsvik

Professor/Vice-Dean R&D, Faculty of Technology, Art & Design, OsloMet

Company: Oslo Metropolitan University
Location: Oslo, Norway
Main focus area: BRL - Business
Expertise: Digital Transformation
Bio:

Auke Hunneman

Associate Professor of Marketing

Company: BI Norwegian Business School
Location: Oslo, Norway
Main focus area: CRL - Customer
Expertise: Marketing; Retail Marketing; Marketing (Mix) Models and Marketing Analytics.
Bio: Associate Professor at the Marketing Department of BI Norwegian Business School and one of the developers and Associate Dean for BI's Master of Science in Business Analytics. He does research and teaching in the area of marketing analytics, retailing, and marketing's effectiveness.

Jens Bryntesson

Sales Manager Nemko Sweden AB

Company: NEMKO
Location: Oslo, Norway
Main focus area: BRL - Business
Expertise: CE Accreditation
Bio:

Camilla Andersson

Chairman, Advisor and Investor

Company: Andersson Invest
Location: Bergen, Norway
Main focus area: FRL - Funding
Expertise: Crowdfunding
Bio:

Santosh Kotnis

CEO & Managing Partner

Company: SpringUp Capital, Geneva Business School, BIRD Incubator, Aggrator Incubator
Location: Pune, India
Main focus area: TRL - Technology
Expertise: Emerging Tech
Bio:

Stefan Engeseth

Author, speaker, CEO and business consultant

Company: Detective Marketing
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Main focus area: CRL - Customer
Expertise: Sales Strategy
Bio:

Uwe Scheele

Office Manager and Authorized Tax Advisor

Company: Grant Thornton
Location: Karlstad, Sweden
Main focus area: BRL - Business
Expertise: Audits & Tax
Bio:

Eduardo Ibacache Rodriguez

Digital Expert Consultant & Adviser at WS Audiology

Company: Fremtind Innovation Board, Mendoza Ventures
Location: Oslo, Norway
Main focus area: TRL - Technology
Expertise: UX
Bio:

Volker Seyffert

Founder and CEO at Nordic Analysis AS

Company: Nordic Analysis, Kjeller Innovation, StartupLab, Sopra Steria Scaleup
Location: Oslo, Norway
Main focus area: BRL - Business
Expertise: Entrepreneurship
Bio:

Don Brancato

Chief Strategy Architect at Boeing

Company: Boeing
Location: Seattle, USA
Main focus area: TRL - Techn ology
Expertise: IoT Systems Architecture
Bio:

Mei Wen

Venture Catalyst, Tech Entrepreneur, Board Professional

Company: YInvest, Startup Sweden
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Main focus area: TRL - Technology
Expertise: Robotics, Emerging Tech & Funding
Bio:

Simon Olson

Venture advisor

Company: XY Ventures
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Main focus area: FRL - Funding
Expertise: Funding
Bio:

Antonio Grasso

Author, mentor, researcher, speaker

Company: Digital Business Innovation
Location: Naples, Italy
Main focus area: TRL - Techn ology
Expertise: Digital Transformation
Bio:

Thanh Nguyen Nygaard

Senior Consultant at Sopra Steria

Company: Propl
Location: Oslo, Norway
Main focus area: CRL - Customer
Expertise: Digital Transformation
Bio:

Jeremy McCrohan

Chief Financial Officer in PubGene AS

Company: Norway Health Tech
Location: Bergen, Norway
Main focus area: FRL - Funding
Expertise: Funding
Bio:

Toni Nijm

Founder of Yobi Partners

Company: Yobi Partners
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Main focus area: IPRL - IPR
Expertise: IPR & Funding
Bio:

Danielle Guzman

Global Head of Social Media at Mercer

Company: Mercer
Location: New York, USA
Main focus area: BRL - Business
Expertise: Social Media
Bio:

Nicolas Babin

President at Babin Business Consulting

Company: World Business Angels Investment Forum (WBAF)
Location: Bordeaux, France
Main focus area: FRL - Funding
Expertise: Investments
Bio:

Gerson Rolim

CEO at Intellimetri & Observatore

Company: Intellimetri
Location: Sao Paolo, Brazil
Main focus area: TRL - Technology
Expertise: Artificial Intelligence
Bio:

Kathra Saba

Strategy and Business Developer

Company: Oslo Municipality
Location: Oslo, Norway
Main focus area: BRL - Business
Expertise: Social Innovation
Bio:

Stella Sederlin

Regional Sales Manager

Company: Capsule Tech
Location: Malmö, Sweden
Main focus area: CRL - Customer
Expertise: Sales & Marketing in Public Healthcare
Bio:

Robert Erik Schultz

Managing Director

Company: Massnex
Location: Boston, USA
Main focus area: BRL - Business
Expertise: Healthcare Innovation
Bio:

Steinar Svalesen

Partner

Company: Cyrus Capital, Ridgehaven Ventures
Location: Oslo, Norway
Main focus area: FRL - Funding
Expertise: Funding
Bio: Steinar Svalesen has more than 25 years’ experience in the IT/media/telecom industries with special focus on venture transactions in the technology space. He currently serves on executive boards of Scandinavian early-stage and growth technology companies in addition to serving as a mentor for young tech entrepreneurs.

Jürgen Jürgenson

CEO at TenantPass

Company: 372 Ventures
Location: Tallin, Estonia
Main focus area: CRL - Customer
Expertise: Inbound Marketing
Bio:

Pia Virmalainen Jøsendal

Strategic digital change agent

Company: Asker Municipality
Location: Asker, Norway
Main focus area: TRL - Technology
Expertise: Digital Transformation in Government
Bio:

Nils Jakob Berland

CEO Bergen Robotics AS

Company: Bergen Robotics
Location: Bergen, Norway
Main focus area: TRL - Technology
Expertise: AI
Bio:

Daniel Malmqvist

CEO & Co-Founder @ Stepler

Company: Storytel, Stepler
Location: Karlstad, Sweden
Main focus area: CRL - Customer
Expertise: Client Acquisition
Bio:

Jennifer Wessels

Chief Consultant, Business Developer and CEO

Company: Next Step
Location: Silicon Valley, USA
Main focus area: BRL - Business
Expertise: 
Bio:

James Gingerich

Director of Sales and Business Development at EXPEFLOW Inc.

Company: Expeflow Inc.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Main focus area: CRL - Customer
Expertise: Customer CX
Bio:

Maria Santacaterina

Digital Business Transformation

Company: Santacaterina Consulting
Location: London, UK
Main focus area: BRL - Business
Expertise: Digital Transformation
Bio:

Ágústa Ýr Thorbergsdóttir

Managing Director at NAVIGO slf

Company: Navigo
Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Main focus area: FRL - Funding
Expertise: EU Funding
Bio:

Neville Gaunt

CEO Mind Fit Ltd

Company: YP2G
Location: London, UK
Main focus area: TMRL - Team
Expertise: Personal Development
Bio:

Anders Lundkvist

Economist, Sustainable Innovation & Growth, Ph.D

Company: Allies
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Main focus area: BRL - Business
Expertise: Company Builder
Bio:

Sagar Barvaliya

Head of Venture Development

Company: Blockrocket
Location: Munich, Germany
Main focus area: TRL - Technology
Expertise: Blockchain
Bio:

Klaes Igelström

Partner

Company: Novateur
Location: Lillestrøm, Norway
Main focus area: BRL - Business
Expertise: Media, Branding
Bio:

Ilona Gulchak

Chairperson of the board

Company: Commercialization Reactor
Location: Riga, Latvia
Main focus area: BRL - Business
Expertise: Management, investments, investor relations, market application, business and commercialization strategy.
Bio: Finance professional with international business experience in finance and banking industry. Actively engaged in deep-tech, supporting science commercialization and helping new enterprises to bring value to the economy.

Maria Marenco

Founder/ CEO

Company: Mentfort Ltd.
Location: UK / Sweden
Main focus area: TRL - Technology
Expertise: Digital Health & Wellness Expert, Mental Health, Blockchain Strategist
Bio: Digital Health and Wellness Expert | Mental Health | Blockchain Strategist and Advisor | International Keynote Speaker | Serial Entrepreneur | Angel Investments
Markets: Nordics, LATAM, EMEA.

Anders Persson

Senior Sales Manager

Company: CAB Healthcare AB
Location: Gothenburg, Sweden
Main focus area: BRL - Business
Expertise: Business development, Digital Health, Innovation within public health, Strategy, Innovation Ecosystem, Startups, Internationalization
Bio: Experienced and results driven leader and business developer. Passionate about "building" both businesses and the people within. Many years in the field of digital health, now in a small and growing tech company.

Yolanda Ramiro

Senior Project Manager Consultant / Co-Founder

Company: Merkle Inc. / Massnex LLC
Location: Switzerland, Zug
Main focus area: BRL - Business
Expertise: Strategic marketing, digital transformation, global campaign management, corporate and business development, venture capital
Bio: Strategic marketing and project manager with 15+ years of experience delivering results for companies in multiple industries and geographies in healthcare, digital, consumer, advisory, and industrial.

Sofia Nordgren

CEO

Company: Kickfile
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Main focus area: IPRL - IPR
Expertise: MDR, Compliance, Regulatory
Bio: 

Jan Sollid Storehaug

CEO

Company: Tenk Digitalt AS
Location: Oslo, Norway
Main focus area: BRL - Business
Expertise: Digital Marketing, Public Speaking, Business development, New Technology
Bio: Jan Sollid Storehaug is a serial entrepreneur, a professional public speaker and loves helping promising startups, advising more than 50 leaders of startups the last 3 years.

Enrico Molinari

Project Evaluator, Horizon 2020

Company: European Commission
Location: Milan, Italy
Main focus area: BRL-Business
Expertise: Economics
Bio: 

Dimitris Polychronopoulos

Lead Director Norway

Company: Founder Insitute
Location: Oslo, Norway
Main focus area: BRL - Business
Expertise: Innovation
Bio: 

Rima Harb

VP Commercial and Partnerships

Company: Teralight Group
Location: Beirut, Lebanon
Main focus area: CRL - Customer
Expertise: Technology Sales
Bio: 

Elisabeth Liljensten

CEO

Company: Devicia
Location: Kungsbacka, Sweden
Main focus area: IPRL - IPR
Expertise: MDR, Compliance, Regulatory
Bio: 

Vijay Pravin Maharajan

Founder & CEO

Company: bitsCrunch GmbH
Location: Munich, Germany
Main focus area: TRL - Technology
Expertise: Blockchain, NFT, Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence.
Bio: Founder & CEO : bitsCrunch, a Blockchain Analytics company which is focusing on NFTs. TEDx Speaker, also the first Indian to be invited for a TEDx talk in Germany below 30. Awarded as ‘Top 40 Data Scientists under 40’ in India

Mikael Hyensjö

Systems Architect

Company: Qbim
Location: Karlstad, Sweden
Main focus area: TRL - Technology
Expertise: Analytics
Bio: 

Björn-Erik Erlandsson

Professor, Senior Advisor

Company: KTH / Royal Institute of Technology
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Main focus area: KTH / CBH / MTH
Expertise: Biomedical engineering, medical informatics, standardisation
Bio: Senior Advisor KTH/STH since August 2016 and Director of Jonasson Center for Medical Imaging since October 2021. Member of the Board of Directors in companies and Regional development foundation, Umeå.

Johan Henricson

CEO

Company: StudyBee
Location: Malmö, Sweden
Main focus area: 
Expertise: Business Development.
Bio: 

Johanna Palmér

Consultant

Company: Palmer Insights
Location: Linköping, Sweden
Main focus area: TMRL - Team
Expertise: Leadership, growth, corporate governance, sustainability, communication, personal growth.
Bio: Former CEO of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce of East Sweden, now board professional, business advisor and coach, investor, speaker and mentor.

Lars G Fröjd

CEO and Founder

Company: Virtual Management AB
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Main focus area: 
Expertise: Business catalyst, strategy execution, smart culture.
Bio: Experienced leader, entrepreneur, mentor and speaker with deep experience from several sectors including IT, telecom, travel, security, government and health. During his career he has worked with public and private corporations and organizations in the Americas, Europe and Asia. 

Dr.Ingrid Vasiliu Feltes

CEO / President / Chief Innovation Offc.

Company: Softhread / Detect Genomix / GBA / WBAF
Location: USA
Main focus area: 
Expertise: Emerging Tech (blockchain, AI, quantum, nanotech, genomics, metaverse)
Bio: Top 25 Quantum Leaders · Top 25 Digital Twins Leader · Top 50 Ecosystems Leader WBAF World Excellence Award-Social Entrepreneurship 2021 · Top 50 Global Leaders in Health Tech · Top 100 Global Women in Leadership Award 2021 · Top 100 World Women Vision Award 2021-Innovation & Tech · Top 100 Healthcare Leader 2020 Award · Top 100 Finance Leader 2020 Award.

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