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International Leadership Interview: Cynthia Harris, Chief Marketing Officer, StormGeo

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Originally from Silicon Valley, it’s no surprise that StormGeo Chief Marketing Officer Cynthia Harris sees encouraging her employees to innovate, experiment, and take risks as a critical part of international leadership. Harris sat down with AmCham for a dynamic conversation on what it takes to lead in an industry poised to play a key role in the global sustainability agenda going forward.

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Forum Summary: AmCham CFO Forum – September 2019

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AmCham welcomed invited financial leads to Discovery Networks Norway’s Nydalen offices for the latest edition of our CFO Forum. Discovery’s Henrik Stobbe spoke on the importance of financial leadership in industries undergoing rapid transformation, touching upon the evolution of media from linear to digital and the challenges that evolution has brought with it. Stobbe was followed by BI Norwegian Business School’s Paul Ehling, who spoke on the cash vs. investment debate, encouraging attendees to challenge the “cash is king” mentality.

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Forum Summary: AmCham Sustainability Forum – September 2019

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AmCham Sustainability Forum participants gathered at Orkla’s Oslo headquarters for the Q3 edition of the forum, which included presentations from Orkla’s Ellen Behrens and Oslo Business Region’s Claire McAree. Attendees discussed how companies can develop innovative, future-oriented sustainability strategies, underlining the importance of leadership and talent recruitment in meeting sustainability challenges along the way.

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Published: September 2, 2019


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American Wine Club: Bonterra Tasting

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Visiting organic wine pioneer Bob Blue led the American Wine Club and AmCham members through an exclusive tasting of Bonterra Vineyards diverse range of organic and biodynamic wines. Founded in 1987, Bonterra is a rising star in the American wine industry and was named Wine Enthusiast magazine’s American Winery of the Year in 2016.

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Cross-Industry Collaboration Gives AmCham Members a Competitive Edge

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As capital, technology, and ideas increasingly flow between industries, the importance of cross-industry dialogues and collaborative partnerships has never been greater.

As Capgemini’s Country Manager for Norway, Jens Middborg, notes, the benefits for cross-industry collaborations are twofold. “On a broader level, it’s for the greater good. We’re developing something outside of our own space, and, in the case of programs like the Techstars Energy Accelerator with Equinor and Kongsberg, we’re developing things that are innovative and more sustainable – things that generate positive change within our own industries and also for society as a whole.”

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Published: September 9, 2019


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