April 24th 2019 Event 

Ulrike Glatz is a thought leader on global impact business and networks. At Glatz Impact Ventures she has launched several impact initiatives. She is passionate about women empowerment and conscious business. She has over 12 years of experience in Management Consulting and Business, is an UNCTAD Empretec certified entrepreneur, holds a Master degree from Passau university / Germany in International Business & Cultural Studies & speaks 5 European languages.

Thomas Westerholm

The Laboratory of Business Disruption Research

Thomas Westerholm acts as the director of the Disruption Lab at the Turku School of Economics. The Lab’s objectives are to create new understanding of disruptive phenomena in businesses and to create new strategies and business models for business life. His previous career includes business and production development tasks at companies such as Bayer, Neste Jacobs, Steris Corp, Terveystalo, Lindström, and PBI Research Institute. He has also worked as an entrepreneur and consultant developing internationally new businesses and services and conducted digitalization processes within several business areas. 

Jari Ala-Ruona

Founder Aion Sigma | Oxygen2050

Jari Ala-Ruona has co-founded a dozen innovative software companies. He has raised finance, sold and acquired businesses. He has lead renewalist and socially transformative technology businesses to significant growth across several industries. Jari co-chairs Oxygen 2050 –  ”home” of  high impact entrepreneurs and investors at the forefront of a movement for a better world. His activities bridge Nordic, African and Asian software, AI and blockchain based business and services. 

Richard GEORG Engström

IMPACT X 

Richard has over 20 years as an entrepreneur in technology and business development for corporates and organizations in the sustainable, political and civil society sector. In 2017 he founded the online platform IMPACT X – The Impact Business Index. Richard and his team have so far registered, analyzed and rated over 1,000 Nordic commercial companies on their business viability in combination with how their product solves the largest challenges in the world (using their Impact Business Score System). If you need advice on how to invest your capital in Nordic business opportunities with great impact Richard is a leading advisors to the Nordic impact business and impact investing market.

christian honore

3B Advisory 

Christian is on mission for long term positive change in business. He has worked almost 20 years with sustainability both as a founder of several companies and as a partner in KPMG Climate Change & Sustainability Services. Christian is passionate about business with impact with ensuring visible and measurable results that support the business strategy and contribute to the company’s bottom line.