The keynote speaker on next normal – Trond Arne Undheim

The keynote speaker on next normal – Trond Arne Undheim

With great pleasure, we would like to announce one of our keynote speakers Trond Arne Undheim of the e-Governance Conference 2021. Futurist, speaker, author, entrepreneur, Trond is widely known for his expertise in the fields of AI, disruption, startups, public health, leadership, technology, and the future of work. In the keynote “A Path Towards the e-Government of Tomorrow “, he will cast light on future developments and new challenges and perspectives for governments.

Moreover, he is one of the participants in the panel discussion „Digital Only“, where he shares his views on developing digital government and society together with Toomas Hendrik Ilves, the former President of Estonia and Linnar Viik, Programme Director of Smart Governance, e-Governance Academy.

Trond Arne is a venture partner at the global early-stage venture capital firm Antler, the CEO and co-founder of a search engine for industry professionals Yegii, and a non-resident Fellow at the Atlantic Council. He also serves as the industry ecosystem evangelist at Tulip, the industrial operations growth startup. Being a former director of MIT Startup Exchange, he has helped launch over 50 startups and has accelerated four unicorns.

Besides, Trond hosts two podcasts – Augmented on the industry 4.0 and Futurized, about the thought leadership on our emerging future. He is the author of Pandemic Aftermath (2020), Disruption Games (2020), and Leadership From Below (2008), and his next book – Future Tech (2021) – is coming out in March. Trond also writes for Fortune and Cognoscenti and has been featured in print media and television.

He holds a PhD in the future of work and artificial intelligence and cognition from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. He was a visiting research associate at UC Berkeley and a MIT Sloan School of Management Senior Lecturer, WPP and Oracle Executive and EU National Expert.


Find out more: trondundheim.com

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