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:

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.

Robert Rhönnstad

Senior consultant in SCAALER

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

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:

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:

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:

Thanh Nguyen Nygaard

Senior Consultant at Sopra Steria

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

Kathra Saba

Strategy and Business Developer

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

Nils Jakob Berland

CEO Bergen Robotics AS

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

Neville Gaunt

CEO Mind Fit Ltd

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

Klaes Igelström

Partner

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

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.

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.

Cecilia Karlsson

Tf bitr Verksamhetschef HS Ledningsstöd

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

Humberto Olivo

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

Jens Bryntesson

Sales Manager Nemko Sweden AB

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

Stefan Engeseth

Author, speaker, CEO and business consultant

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

Simon Olson

Venture advisor

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

Jeremy McCrohan

Chief Financial Officer in PubGene AS

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

Stella Sederlin

Regional Sales Manager

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

Jürgen Jürgenson

CEO at TenantPass

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

Daniel Malmqvist

CEO & Co-Founder @ Stepler

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

Maria Santacaterina

Digital Business Transformation

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

Anders Lundkvist

Economist, Sustainable Innovation & Growth, Ph.D

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

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.

Chelsea Ranger

Health Tech & Life Science Strategist

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

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:

Camilla Andersson

Chairman, Advisor and Investor

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

Uwe Scheele

Office Manager and Authorized Tax Advisor

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

Don Brancato

Chief Strategy Architect at Boeing

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

Antonio Grasso

Author, mentor, researcher, speaker

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

Toni Nijm

Founder of Yobi Partners

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

Gerson Rolim

CEO at Intellimetri & Observatore

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

Robert Erik Schultz

Managing Director

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

Jennifer Wessels

Chief Consultant, Business Developer and CEO

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

Ágústa Ýr Thorbergsdóttir

Managing Director at NAVIGO slf

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

Sagar Barvaliya

Head of Venture Development

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

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.

Sofia Nordgren

CEO

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

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