Beata has been a front figure in the Swedish tech and startup scene since 1995. She is an expert on innovation and digital transformation in traditional organizations. Her deep understanding of how trends will affect business, leadership and value creation, in combination with an ability to explain complex issues, have made her a sought after speaker and moderator.

The strategic area, Future Innovations systematically explores methodologies, mindsets, tools, and other means to better understand possible futures, and make strategic decisions today based on what path leads to the desired future. Foresight, experimentation, dialogue, collaborations, facts, and evidence together with an explorative mindset are all fundamental ingredients. As the strategic lead, Joakim is responsible for organising the team operatively and driving the agenda according to Vinnova’s strategy. He has a background in computer science and before joining Vinnova was head of innovation at a large data-intense company, spurring the innovation spirit in his colleagues while establishing partnerships with startups in a true open innovation manner.