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Rising Leaders: Reflections from 15 Years at Google

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Rising Leaders participants and AmCham members were joined by Jan Grønbech, former head and longest serving Country Manager of Google Norway, for an impactful session on lessons learned throughout his career.

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Rising Leaders: Be a premissleverandør and get yourself some handlingsrom

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Rising Leaders participants and AmCham members were joined by Curt Rice of Oslo Metropolitan University for a virtual afterwork session.
Originally from Rochester, MI, Dr. Rice only intended to go to Norway for one year but ended up staying for the last 30 years and becoming the first non-Norwegian to be at the helm of an institution for higher education in Norway.
Dr. Rice shared how his career development has been driven by his conviction that discovery of new knowledge, research and education are essential to improving society. Making universities better, therefore, has the potential to make societies better. Yet at the same time, he sees growth in science and research skepticism – and the increased responsibility of research advocates.

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Published: May 6, 2021


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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: May 6, 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: May 6, 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: May 6, 2021


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