Inspirational People

Get inspired by Tech Stars and learn about different opportunities that exist.

Carmen Beltran - Co-Founder of Rely

Empowerment, innovation and equality – these are three driving forces for our next “StarTechies - My Way to the World of Technology” speaker, Carmen Beltran. ⁣ ⁣ Carmen is certainly making her mark on the Swedish start-up scene. She is currently the co-founder of Rely – a financial service that is on a mission to make personal finances accessible and approachable for women. She is also a process designer for organisations such as EMMSTechnology, which helps women of colour enter the tech world. ⁣ ⁣ On top of her start-up endeavors, Carmen is the head of marketing at the Stockholm School of Economics Business Lab, where brands such as Klarna and Voi were born. She has several years of experience working for international organizations such as UN, MSF and Nestlé. ⁣ Her dynamic career journey is sure to make for an absolutely fascinating discussion - don’t miss it!

Guilherme Ferreira - CEO at Atom6 Design

Guilherme Ferreira from Atom6 Design shares his journey into the field of UX Design. From what he studied at high school and university, to creating his own business, working with big companies, and what he loves about his work. Google, Mercedes-Benz, IBM, Ford, Cuisinart, Ikea – what do all these things have in common? Besides being big names in their respective fields, these are all companies that Guilherme, and his design team have created innovative digital solutions for. Guilherme is the CEO of Atom6 Design, a Brazilian design studio that creates user experiences and graphic interfaces for web and mobile apps, websites, and enterprise software. Atom6 has worked with 200 companies in 23 countries around the world!⁣ For more than 15 years Guilherme has created multi-faceted interface design including mobile apps, interactive media, web design and web development.

Futurenoob - Nebo Gornjak and Ranjith Engu

Meet the co- founders of Futurenoob! We are joined on StarTechies by Nebo Gornjak and Ranjith Engu. 🔥 Futurenoob is a subscription-based platform that virtualizes existing tools and applications for game development. It was created to give indie game developers the same opportunity as the big companies. ⁣ Nebo and Ranjith have both had extremely interesting career journeys, and we are a certain this will make for a fascinating talk. ⁣ Nebo has a background as a creative and has worked within the film industry for the past 10 years.His passion for storytelling and technology led him towards the gaming industry. ⁣ Ranjith, has worked as an entrepreneur, a software engineer, and also in HR for the past 13 years. He started his first business at the age of 16!

Barry O'Brien - COO of Tech Nordic Advocates Sweden

On this episode of StarTechies - My Way to the World of Technology we are joined by Barry O'Brien. Barry has an incredibly diverse career background from digital marketing, content creation to recruitment. He is now the COO of Tech Nordic Advocates. In this role he is the direct gateway between the tech and start-up communities from Sweden, to Silicon Valley, India, the UK, and even Australia.⁣ ⁣ Barry discusses how he discovered his passion for technology, and gives some valuable tips about how you can also join the tech start-up scene. ⁣

Sofia Johansson - Technology Strategist

Do you have a strategy for tech? Our next speaker certainly does! We are joined on ‘StarTechies - My Way to the World of Technology’ by Sofia Johansson.⁣ ⁣ Sofia is currently working as a technology strategist at SEB. She studied for a bachelors degree in IT Engineering (Civilingenjör), and also holds a masters in ICT Innovation, with a specialization in Human-Computer Interaction and Design. ⁣Find out about her career journey, her study choices, and her study abroad. Her talk is perfect for teenagers who are unsure about what to study at both a high school and university level. ⁣

Charlene Sequeira - Product Owner at Cybercom

Scrum master, Cybercom, embedded systems, product owner - what do these terms mean? Find out when we are joined by Charlene Sequeira on StarTechies - My Way to the World of Technology.⁣ 💫 ⁣ Charlene studied for a Masters of Science in Embedded Systems at KTH, and a Bachelors in Engineering (Electronics and Telecommunications). During this time she was also one of Inicio’s super talented and popular student mentors. She now works as a Product Owner and Consultant at Cybercom. ⁣ ⁣ Be inspired by her tech journey.

Paulina Olsson - CEO and Co-Founder of Peppy Pals.

She has been praised by the King, has been named as one of Sweden’s top young leaders, and is the CEO and co-founder of one of the world’s most successful social entrepreneurship companies.⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ And she is just 27 years old!⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ On this episode of 'StarTechies - My Way to the World of Technology' we speak to Paulina Olsson, the CEO and co-founder of Peppy Pals. Peppy Pals is a series of award-winning, research-based games, e-books, movies and activities designed to teach children 2-8 years old about social and emotional intelligence through storytelling and humour.⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ This is a career journey that you won’t want to miss!⁣⁣

Chris Cox - Archaeologist

In this episode of 'StarTechies - My Way to the World of Technology' live talks, we are joined by Chris Cox. Chris is an archaeologist, who specializess in the interpreter of aerial imagery and LiDAR data She has more than 30 years experience, and is the founder and director of Air Photo Services in Swindon, England. She has a BA (Hons) in the Archaeology of the Eastern Mediterranean, and a MA in Air Photo Interpretation. This talk shows how dependent modern archaeology is on technology.

Kash Bhatia - Motion Designer

A super talented animator from Germany, Kash Bhatia joined us on "StarTechies - My Way to the World of Technology." It is impossible not to be entranced by the rich, colourful, and playful scenes he creates. A graduate of Hyper Island's Motion Design course. Kash has worked all over the world, including a stint in the United States. This is a talk for anyone who has thought of a career in animation.

Björn Lindberg, Head of Mobile Radio at Tele2

Say hi to this week’s speaker, Björn Lindberg from Tele2. I'm sure you have heard of 5G. But do you know what it actually means, or what work in the telecommunications sector entails? Björn will answer both these questions. Björn is in charge of rolling out the 5G network for Tele2's customers. During this talk Björn will give you a brief overview about what the Tele2 network is, its modernisation and the challenges and opportunities that the 5G networks offers.

Ingrid Sörensen, Project Manager, ÅF

Tech talks for teenagers from industry experts. Do you want to find out about all the exciting tech careers out there? Or perhaps you think technology is a bit boring and "not a fit for you?" Well, we are here to challenge that mindset. ⁣ Inicio is giving teenagers access to tech industry experts through a free, online talk series.⁣ ⁣ Beginning October, and running until December, Inicio is hosting a weekly talk series - "StarTechies: My Way to the World of Technology". The talks will feature more traditional career paths, and some that are more "out of the box". From videographers, DJs, animators, developers, and UX Designers.⁣ ⁣ "StarTechies" speakers will share their journey, and tips and tricks they have learnt along the way. The talks also have a Q & A component, so teenagers can ask the experts any questions they have about the industry. ⁣