Engage with the brightest minds and hear their stories
We’re excited to be joined by some of the coolest names in commerce, sharing their stories on our stages.
Fredrik Hjelm is Co-Founder of Voi Technology, a Swedish urban mobility company offering electric scooter and bike-sharing in partnership with cities and local communities. Prior to Voi, Fredrik founded Guestit, the Nordics’ most successful Airbnb management company. He also worked in business development for Avito.ru, Russia’s leading (and the world’s third largest) classified advertising site.
Caroline Hjelm is the Chief Marketing Officer of Voi Technology as of August 2018. Prior to this time, she spent four years at Spotify as part of the music giant’s global business development team, responsible for global partner engagement. She was also a member of the organization’s ‘Street Team’, working in employer branding to raise the company’s profile among Swedish business students.
Jacob Loven is the Founder of Digitala Draken, a bi-weekly podcast providing key insights on the fast-changing nature of innovation in China. Jacob formerly served as Head of Innovation for OMD Sweden, a marketing and advertising agency, as well as a Board Member for IAB Sweden. Lovén has been a leader of innovation in the Nordic marketing and advertising market for over 20 years.
Jim Löfgren is the CEO of Nosto, the world's first commerce experience platform. Prior to joining Nosto, Jim was CEO of Klarna North America and VP of Global Accounts. Before Klarna, he held the position of GM & Chief Merchandising Officer at CommerceHub, a leading cloud based technology platform that enables online retailers to expand their assortment. Jim received his MSc in Management at London School of Economics and Political Science and HEC Paris.
Brennan Loh is the Director of International Markets at Shopify, where he leads a global multidisciplinary team to support and scale Shopify’s business and platform around the world. Most recently, he relocated to Shopify’s Berlin office to spearhead the launch and growth of Shopify’s business in Germany, France as well as other European markets. Previously, Brennan was Director of Business Development and Strategic Partnerships for Shopify, responsible for building and managing Shopify's global product and technology partnerships.
Anil played a pivotal role in defining and executing Amazon’s strategy to expand internationally into Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. During his time at Amazon, he led the initiative of finding and evaluating payment partners across European markets, including in the Nordics. He is currently a Co-Founder of MyAdvo, India’s leading Legal Services marketplace which facilitates legal services to both businesses and individuals through its pool of 10,000+ lawyers.
Christian Fricke is the CEO of Bokadirekt, the largest marketplace and booking solution in the Nordic region. Christian has been an innovator in the Nordic digital commerce space for over 15 years. He spoke at NES in 2017 about his company’s lucrative partnership with Klarna, and is now returning to share more knowledge with the NES crowd this year.
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