Dave SnowdenFounder and CSO of Cognitive Edge & Director of the Cynefin Centre

Keynote

Dave Snowden divides his time between two roles: founder Chief Scientific Officer of Cognitive Edge and the founder and Director of the Centre for Applied Complexity at the University of Wales. His work is international in nature and covers government and industry looking at complex issues relating to strategy, organisational decision making and decision making. He has pioneered a science based approach to organisations drawing on anthropology, neuroscience and complex adaptive systems theory. He is a popular and passionate keynote speaker on a range of subjects, and is well known for his pragmatic cynicism and iconoclastic style.

Dave SnowdenFounder and CSO of Cognitive Edge & Director of the Cynefin Centre

Keynote

Dave Snowden divides his time between two roles: founder Chief Scientific Officer of Cognitive Edge and the founder and Director of the Centre for Applied Complexity at the University of Wales. His work is international in nature and covers government and industry looking at complex issues relating to strategy, organisational decision making and decision making. He has pioneered a science based approach to organisations drawing on anthropology, neuroscience and complex adaptive systems theory. He is a popular and passionate keynote speaker on a range of subjects, and is well known for his pragmatic cynicism and iconoclastic style.

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Emma FransDoktor i epidemiologi, forskare vid Karolinska Institutet & vetenskapsskribent i SvD

Speaker (in Swedish)

År 2017 gav Emma Frans ut boken Larmrapporten – Att skilja vetenskap från trams. Samma år fick hon Stora Journalistpriset i kategorin Årets Röst och utsågs även till Årets folkbildare 2017. Emma utsågs till demokratiambassadör av regeringen, ett uppdrag som syftar till att arbeta för att främja, förankra och försvara demokratin i Sverige. Hon är aktuell med boken ”Sant, falskt eller mittemellan”.

Emma FransDoktor i epidemiologi, forskare vid Karolinska Institutet & vetenskapsskribent i SvD

Speaker (in Swedish)

År 2017 gav Emma Frans ut boken Larmrapporten – Att skilja vetenskap från trams. Samma år fick hon Stora Journalistpriset i kategorin Årets Röst och utsågs även till Årets folkbildare 2017. Emma utsågs till demokratiambassadör av regeringen, ett uppdrag som syftar till att arbeta för att främja, förankra och försvara demokratin i Sverige. Hon är aktuell med boken ”Sant, falskt eller mittemellan”.

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Barry O'ReillyFounder of Black Tulip Technology and creator of ”Antifragile System Design"

Moderator and speaker

Barry O’Reilly is the founder of Black Tulip Technology and creator of ”Antifragile System Design”. He has held Chief Architect roles at Microsoft and IDesign, been Microsoft’s IOT TAP Lead for Western Europe, and Worldwide Lead for Microsoft’s Solution Architecture Community. He has also been a startup CTO, and was a founder of Sweden’s Azure User Group.

Barry O'ReillyFounder of Black Tulip Technology and creator of ”Antifragile System Design"

Moderator and speaker

Barry O’Reilly is the founder of Black Tulip Technology and creator of ”Antifragile System Design”. He has held Chief Architect roles at Microsoft and IDesign, been Microsoft’s IOT TAP Lead for Western Europe, and Worldwide Lead for Microsoft’s Solution Architecture Community. He has also been a startup CTO, and was a founder of Sweden’s Azure User Group.

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Simon WardleyResearcher for the Leading Edge Forum

Speaker

Simon Wardley is a researcher for the Leading Edge Forum focused on the intersection of IT strategy and new technologies. He is a passionate advocate and researcher in the fields of open source, commoditization, innovation, organizational structure, and cybernetics.

Simon WardleyResearcher for the Leading Edge Forum

Speaker

Simon Wardley is a researcher for the Leading Edge Forum focused on the intersection of IT strategy and new technologies. He is a passionate advocate and researcher in the fields of open source, commoditization, innovation, organizational structure, and cybernetics.

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Jan OlssonDetective & operations developer

Speaker (in Swedish)

Jan har arbetat som polis i 28 år och 12 år som expert inom bedrägerier. Han var med och startade upp Nationellt Bedrägericentrum 2013-2014 och är sedan 2 år tillbaka på Nationellt It-brotts Centrum (Noa) / Swedish CyberCrime Center SC3.

Jan har bland annat vunnit Stora Kreditpriset 2015, Stora Polisstipendiet 2018, SF:s förtjänstetecken 2020 och föreläser ett 70-tal gånger per år i både Sverige och i Europa/USA.

Under de senaste 12 åren har Jan medialt ansvar vilket har resulterat i flera tusen intervjuer. Han deltar i det internationella polissamarbetet inom Europol, Interpol, Ameripol osv. Utbildar internt och externt men även utanför Sverige under CEPOL:s paraply.

Jan OlssonDetective & operations developer

Speaker (in Swedish)

Jan har arbetat som polis i 28 år och 12 år som expert inom bedrägerier. Han var med och startade upp Nationellt Bedrägericentrum 2013-2014 och är sedan 2 år tillbaka på Nationellt It-brotts Centrum (Noa) / Swedish CyberCrime Center SC3.

Jan har bland annat vunnit Stora Kreditpriset 2015, Stora Polisstipendiet 2018, SF:s förtjänstetecken 2020 och föreläser ett 70-tal gånger per år i både Sverige och i Europa/USA.

Under de senaste 12 åren har Jan medialt ansvar vilket har resulterat i flera tusen intervjuer. Han deltar i det internationella polissamarbetet inom Europol, Interpol, Ameripol osv. Utbildar internt och externt men även utanför Sverige under CEPOL:s paraply.

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Åsa SchwarzFörfattare, säkerhetskrönikör och IT-säkerhetskonsult

Speaker (in Swedish)

Åsa Schwarz arbetar som affärsutvecklingschef på Knowit Cybersecurity & Law och blev 2017 utsedd till Sveriges säkerhetsprofil. Hon förekommer ofta som expert i media inom säkerhet och artificiell intelligens.

Hon är aktuell med kriminalromanen Dockfabriken som hon skrivit tillsammans med Lena Karlin och som har AI som tema.

Åsa SchwarzFörfattare, säkerhetskrönikör och IT-säkerhetskonsult

Speaker (in Swedish)

Åsa Schwarz arbetar som affärsutvecklingschef på Knowit Cybersecurity & Law och blev 2017 utsedd till Sveriges säkerhetsprofil. Hon förekommer ofta som expert i media inom säkerhet och artificiell intelligens.

Hon är aktuell med kriminalromanen Dockfabriken som hon skrivit tillsammans med Lena Karlin och som har AI som tema.

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Jakob KnutssonCloud Architect at @HM

Speaker

With a focus on modern management and cloud, Jakob has been following the big shift in the IT landscape where the demands and speed of business are outpacing IT operations. Jakob Knutsson has an extensive background in Microsoft technology and is a leading expert on Azure Cloud. He has over 19 years of experience in implementation and transformation projects as a consultant and now works at H&M as a Lead Cloud Architect and is responsible for Cloud Adoption.

Jakob is also a popular speaker in events like Microsoft Ignite, Techdays Sweden, Devops 2020 and Cloud Management Insights.

Jakob KnutssonCloud Architect at @HM

Speaker

With a focus on modern management and cloud, Jakob has been following the big shift in the IT landscape where the demands and speed of business are outpacing IT operations. Jakob Knutsson has an extensive background in Microsoft technology and is a leading expert on Azure Cloud. He has over 19 years of experience in implementation and transformation projects as a consultant and now works at H&M as a Lead Cloud Architect and is responsible for Cloud Adoption.

Jakob is also a popular speaker in events like Microsoft Ignite, Techdays Sweden, Devops 2020 and Cloud Management Insights.

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Gunnar GroschAWS Serverless Hero

Speaker

Gunnar is an AWS Serverless Hero and technical evangelist based in Sweden. He has previously worked as both a frontend and backend developer, as an operations engineer within cloud in frastructure, and as a technical trainer, in addition to several different management roles.

With a focus on building reliable and robust serverless applications, Gunnar has been one of the driving forces in creating techniques and tools for using chaos engineering in serverless. He regularly and passionately speaks at events on these and other serverless topics around the world.

Gunnar is also deeply involved in the community by organizing AWS User Groups and Serverless Meetups in the Nordics, as well as being an organizer of ServerlessDays conferences and AWS Community Day Nordics

Gunnar GroschAWS Serverless Hero

Speaker

Gunnar is an AWS Serverless Hero and technical evangelist based in Sweden. He has previously worked as both a frontend and backend developer, as an operations engineer within cloud in frastructure, and as a technical trainer, in addition to several different management roles.

With a focus on building reliable and robust serverless applications, Gunnar has been one of the driving forces in creating techniques and tools for using chaos engineering in serverless. He regularly and passionately speaks at events on these and other serverless topics around the world.

Gunnar is also deeply involved in the community by organizing AWS User Groups and Serverless Meetups in the Nordics, as well as being an organizer of ServerlessDays conferences and AWS Community Day Nordics

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Thijmen de GooijerIT architect at the Swedish Local Government Debt Office

Speaker

Thijmen works as IT architect at the Swedish Local Government Debt Office. He is technical lead for its digitalization initiative and grows its Agile, DevOps and architecture practices.

On the side, he is actively involved in the SEI SATURN software architecture conference. Previously, he worked for the ASSA ABLOY group in Sweden, and did applied research at ABB Corporate Research on worldwide projects.

Thijmen graduated cum-laude in software engineering with a double MSc degree from VU University in Amsterdam (the Netherlands) and Mälardalen University in Västerås (Sweden).

Thijmen de GooijerIT architect at the Swedish Local Government Debt Office

Speaker

Thijmen works as IT architect at the Swedish Local Government Debt Office. He is technical lead for its digitalization initiative and grows its Agile, DevOps and architecture practices.

On the side, he is actively involved in the SEI SATURN software architecture conference. Previously, he worked for the ASSA ABLOY group in Sweden, and did applied research at ABB Corporate Research on worldwide projects.

Thijmen graduated cum-laude in software engineering with a double MSc degree from VU University in Amsterdam (the Netherlands) and Mälardalen University in Västerås (Sweden).

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Johanna VärildErfaren IT-arkitekt

Moderator

Johanna är mycket erfaren IT-arkitekt, som idag jobbar som konsult framförallt med agila förhållningssätt till utvecklingsarbete. Hon är aktiv medlem i styrelsen för Iasa Sverige.

Johanna VärildErfaren IT-arkitekt

Moderator

Johanna är mycket erfaren IT-arkitekt, som idag jobbar som konsult framförallt med agila förhållningssätt till utvecklingsarbete. Hon är aktiv medlem i styrelsen för Iasa Sverige.

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Gar Mac Críostaan IASA certified architect and Product Lead for the COVID Tracker App in the Health Service Executive (HSE) i

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Gar Mac Críosta is an IASA certified architect and spends much of his time trying to figure out what being a sociotechnologist is; so he can be one. He regularly engages in humane human experiments and is very certain that he spends most of his time being uncertain. Currently (since March 2020) he is the Product Lead for the COVID Tracker App in the Health Service Executive (HSE) in Ireland (www.covidtracker.ie) a COVID-19 pandemic response app.

Gar has worked as a Digital Advisor to the CIO in the HSE since early 2019. Gar is the founder of Business Model Adventures and has been an active contributor to IASA Global since 2006, developing & delivering education and certification programs.

Gar has facilitated the development of change programs with C-level executives, senior managers, technology leaders, and executives in the areas of business model innovation, digital strategy, architecture, and design across various indus¬tries. Gar is a Certified Architect Professional (IASA CITAP), a Fellow of the Irish Computer Society, a LEGO Serious Play Practitioner (LSP) and in the process of becoming a Cynefin Practitioner.

Gar Mac Críostaan IASA certified architect and Product Lead for the COVID Tracker App in the Health Service Executive (HSE) i

Speaker

Gar Mac Críosta is an IASA certified architect and spends much of his time trying to figure out what being a sociotechnologist is; so he can be one. He regularly engages in humane human experiments and is very certain that he spends most of his time being uncertain. Currently (since March 2020) he is the Product Lead for the COVID Tracker App in the Health Service Executive (HSE) in Ireland (www.covidtracker.ie) a COVID-19 pandemic response app.

Gar has worked as a Digital Advisor to the CIO in the HSE since early 2019. Gar is the founder of Business Model Adventures and has been an active contributor to IASA Global since 2006, developing & delivering education and certification programs.

Gar has facilitated the development of change programs with C-level executives, senior managers, technology leaders, and executives in the areas of business model innovation, digital strategy, architecture, and design across various indus¬tries. Gar is a Certified Architect Professional (IASA CITAP), a Fellow of the Irish Computer Society, a LEGO Serious Play Practitioner (LSP) and in the process of becoming a Cynefin Practitioner.

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