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Rising Leaders: Leadership, Balancing Hard Core and Heart Core

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Rising Leaders participants and AmCham members were joined by Elisabeth Hellemose, Branch Manager at AIG Norway, for the first virtual after-work session of the year.

Hellemose shared how each of her previous roles guided her to finding her passion for working with people and helping them bring their own passions into the office. She explained that as a leader you need to have a hard edge, but the bigger challenge could be to have a soft edge.

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Published: March 2, 2021


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Rising Leaders: An Unprecedented Opportunity with Thomas Anglero

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Rising Leaders: An Unprecedented Opportunity with Thomas Anglero Gathering virtually for the last after-work session of the year, Rising Leaders participants and AmCham members were joined by Thomas Anglero, IBM’s Nordic Director of Innovation, for an impactful session on finding yourself and taking chances. “You are living in an unprecedented time of opportunity. Why do I […]

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Published: March 2, 2021


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Rising Leaders Program: Culture of Innovation at Amazon with Sven Sunde, AWS

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Gathering virtually to learn about the unique culture of innovation at Amazon, Rising Leaders participants and AmCham members engaged Sven Sunde – Territory Team Manager Norway, Denmark, & Iceland – on Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) work in supporting pre-funded start-ups to Fortune 100 companies.

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Published: March 2, 2021


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Rising Leaders 2020-21 Edition Commencement

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AmCham and the US Embassy recently welcomed 17 new and 10 continuing Rising Leaders to our ongoing program, officially commencing the 2020-21 season. The meeting was hosted at Hard Rock Cafe, in strict accordance with the latest COVID-19 regulations.

Rising Leaders come from a wide range of personal, professional, and academic backgrounds. Sixteen countries are represented amongst the participants – a group that includes student leaders, diplomatic staff, young professionals, and entrepreneurs.

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Rising Leaders at Airthings: Hearing From People Who Have Actually Done It!

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Rising Leaders participants assembled at Airthings’ new Oslo headquarters for the program’s February meeting. With the company fresh off having its Wave Plus product named to TIME Magazine’s Best Inventions 2019 list, CEO Øyvind Birkenes and CPO Erlend Bolle began the meeting with presentations that took attendees through Airthings’ incredible journey from Norway-based startup to international scaleup, in addition to discussing the art of leading a high growth international company and the importance of empowering employees.

Source: AmCham

Published: March 3, 2020


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