Digital Winners takes Corporate Innovation to a Global Level
It is always powerful, the potential and the possibility when you bring key players from the large corporate environment together with young upstarts,” says Julie Hanna, Obama’s Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship.
She is joined by Norway’s innovation voice, Anita Krohn Traaseth, CEO at Innovation Norway, “Digital Winners, Telenor and their partners have done an excellent job this year in inviting and attracting the international perspective. It’s no longer just about tech in this area or another; you’ve lifted it up at a national level, and also to a global level”.
Together with Julie Hanna, the serial entrepreneur who is driven by her belief in information technology as a democratizing force for social, political and business disruption; she held a powerful session on corporate innovation to a highly attentive audience at this year’s Digital Winners conference.
Releasing the potential
Telenor Group’s President and CEO, Sigve Brekke, opened the action-packed two-day event, and said, “It’s not about Telcos standing alone anymore, it’s about being part of an ecosystem. For us it is important that we understand what is happening in the digital space, and even more importantly that we create partnerships. If we want to be relevant in the future with our digital customers, we cannot do it alone.”
Mr. Brekke was joined by 40+ speakers who gave fresh and provocative perspectives on a new digital reality for businesses and industries. In addition, the event showcased startup and Venture Capitalist lunches, demos to the Norwegian Prime Minister, an EdTech Hackathon, Intel Capital Technology Day, exclusive business and networking lunches, and two startup awards; introducing many new angles for participants looking for new ways to release their businesses potential.
If you missed this year’s top-notch inspirational corporate innovation event at Telenor, don’t miss some of the key insights in this video summary.
Watch all the sessions from Digital Winners 2015
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