Robin Teigland

Robin Teigland (PhD) is Professor of Strategy and Management of Digitalization in the Entrepreneurship and Strategy Division at Chalmers, in Gothenburg, Sweden, where she was recruited to build bridges between technology and the development of society. She is also the Director of Ocean Data Factory Sweden – Sweden’s national initiative for AI-driven innovation based on ocean data. Leading Swedish business magazine Veckans Affärer ranked her as one of 2018’s most powerful women in tech.

Professor Robin Teigland is a globally sought after speaker. Her keynotes and workshops are delivered with engagement and energy. She urges audiences all over the world to start acting in the digital world and the importance of testing the new technology – to be able to understand the revolutionary impact that it has.

Her present research includes projects within FinTech, e.g., cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and blockchain technologies, new forms of P2P finance such as crowdfunding; entrepreneurship within open source communities, and the Sharing Economy. Robin Teigland has published numerous articles in international books and academic journals and is an active international researcher.

Robin has a BA in Economics with Distinction from Stanford University, an MBA from the Wharton School, an MA in International Studies from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Ph.D. in Business Administration from the Stockholm School of Economics. She also has a range of work experience, such as venture capital in Silicon Valley, consulting for McKinsey in Sweden and Spain, a medtech start-up in Norway, production and marketing operations for Esso in Chile, stock brokerage in Spain, and international banking in USA.

Robin is frequently interviewed about her research by Swedish and international media and she is a globally sought after speaker. She is also active and influential among social media users, with over 300 000 views on Slideshare and several times nominated one of the Global Top 50 Business Professors on Twitter. In 2017 she was nominated one of Sweden’s 125 most influential women, primarily within technology.

In her free time, she loves to SUP (stand up paddle) in the Stockholm archipelago and to surf in the ocean whenever she can. Robin has five children, from whom she is constantly learning.

Keywords for keynotes:

Strategy, Scenario Analysis/Thinking, Entrepreneurship, Emerging/Disruptive Technologies, Innovation, Design Thinking, Unicorns, Startups, The Swedish Startup Phenomenon, Ecosystem, Internet Of Things, AI/ML/NN, Automation, Fintech, Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies, Blockchains, Third/Fourth and New Industrial Revolution, Sharing Economy, Circular Economy, Platform Economy, Networked Society, Virtual Reality/Worlds, Virtual Learning and Education, Crowdsourcing, Creation and Diffusion Of Knowledge, Competitive Advantage, Social Networks, Social Capital.

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