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Al Gore, NASA astronaut Jessica Meir and Steve Wozniak in The Tech Arena 2024

Techarena proudly announces that the well-known former Vice President of the United States, Al Gore, will take the role of keynote speaker for The Tech Arena 2024. Also known as a prominent climate activist and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, Al Gore will share the stage with others prominent personalities such as NASA astronaut Jessica Meir and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak.

The second round of keynote and featured speakers for The Tech Arena has now been announced ahead of the exciting event which will take place at the Friends Arena in Stockholm on 22-23 February 2024. This international technology conference attracts business and technology leaders from around the world to participate in lively discussions about innovation, entrepreneurship, sustainability, technology and global megatrends.

“We are overwhelmed with joy to be able to welcome these outstanding speakers to Sweden. They all represent trailblazers in their respective fields, and we look forward to their inspiring performances in front of the Nordic technology community," says Omid Ekhlasi, CEO and founder of Techarenan.

Omid Ekhlasi, CEO and founder of Techarenan.

Al Gore will address topics such as climate technology, sustainable solutions and investments for the future. NASA astronaut Jessica Meir will share her experiences in space and discuss the value of SpaceTech, focusing on her role in the historic female spacewalk.

Al Gore, former US Vice President, NASA astronaut Jessica Meir, and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, to Keynote Tech Arena 2024.

In addition to the already announced keynote speakers, a series of other distinguished speakers will shine on stage during the event. These include, among others, the US Ambassador to Sweden, Erik Ramanathan, CEO of Redcare Pharmacy, Olaf Heinrich, and Rebecka Coutaz, VP General Manager at DICE. This is just a sampling of the impressive line-up of speakers who will be attending and sharing their knowledge and expertise during The Tech Arena 2024.

Tech Arena 2024

Keynote speakers: 

    • Former Vice President of the United States Al Gore
    • The Swedish-American NASA astronaut Jessica Meir
    • Apple co-founder and philanthropist Steve Wozniak

    Featured speakers

    • Amit Arora, AI Professor, Columbia University
    • Romina Pourmokhtari, Sweden's Minister of the Environment
    • Stina Ehrensvärd, Co-Founder, Yubico
    • Jessica Schultz, Partner, Northzone
    • Elisabeth Sterner, Head of Nordics, BlackRock
    • Anna Borg, CEO, Vattenfall
    • Anko van der Werff, CEO, SAS
    • Micael Bydén, Supreme Commander of the Swedish Armed Forces
    • Hanna Stjärne, CEO, SVT
    • Johannes Schildt, founder and CEO and founder, Kry
    • Anabel Diaz Calderon, VP Head of EMEA Mobility, Uber
    • Erik Ramanathan, US Ambassador to Sweden
    • Rebecka Coutaz, VP General Manager, DICE
    • Morten Nyegaard, Head of Nordics, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

    When: 22-23 February 2024
    Where: Stockholm, Sweden
    Visitors: 7 500+

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