Professional Public Speaker and Publicist
In the spotlights, Igor Beuker is a professional public speaker and publicist known for his foresight on trends and technologies that impact business, economy, and society. With his radical vision and independent voice, he inspires audiences around the world. At conferences and on social media, Igor is frequently a trending topic as “Math Man in a world of Mad Men” and described by audiences as “Burning Man meets TED.” After 2,000+ talks for leading brands and events, Igor jumped from the podium to the television screen. He still speaks 150 times per year. Behind the scenes, a serial entrepreneur with 5 exits (3 to WPP) and 24 angel investments, an award-winning marketing strategist for brands like Amazon, L’Oréal, Nike and Unilever, and a new breed trendwatcher for Fortune 500s.
An innovation leader and speaker in the field of digital transformation.
Claudia Olsson, appointed Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, is an innovation leader and speaker in the field of digital transformation. She is the founder and chairman of Stellar Capacity, a global education company specialized in providing strategic advice, analysis and professional development related to the digital transformation.
With digital transformation impacting a variety of industries simultaneously, there is a need for a new approach to leadership and work methods. The expectations of the coworker of the digital era, as well as the extended skill set they offer will have significant impact on the job markets. The rapid technological development and its disruptive nature, requires agile leadership, open to co-creation and
Karin Zingmark has over 20 years of experience including numerous leadership positions in the media and IT industry, driving change focused on communication and leadership. Most recently, she was a marketing manager at Microsoft. Today, Karin joins us as a requested lecturer and strategic advisor.
Chief Executive Officer, inRiver
Per-Olof Schroeder has more than 25 years in leadership roles in the IT industry, comprising a 15-year tenure at Microsoft including seven years as the leader of Microsoft’s Productivity & Business Process Business Group in the Western Europe Region. “I am delighted to join the inRiver team and to lead such a talented group of people with a demonstrated track record of success,” said Schroeder. “It is an exciting time in our industry, and with inRiver’s market position, capabilities, and unique offering, I look forward to embarking on the next phase of inRiver’s growth journey.”
Chief Technology Officer and Head of Product Development, inRiver
Eric Waller is inRiver’s Chief Technology Officer and head of product development, bringing three decades of experience in software engineering, software architecture, and information technology strategy for business applications and data center operations to this leadership role. Previously at Pansophic Learning, he drove technology strategy and operations worldwide for both online and traditional schools that spanned early learning through higher education. Eric has held a number of technology leadership positions, including CTO and head of product and software development at K12, Fannie Mae, and OneSoft.
inRiver Champion & Senior Business Developer and Partner at Diamir Consulting
inRiver Champion at Immeo
Sivert has experience from complex PIM implementations where innovation is driven by business understanding and deep technological knowledge. Sivert will showcase how Alfa Laval has combined inRiver and Azure to implement a scalable PIM system with user friendly and personalized workflows.
CEO Gula Katten
Stefan Carlström, CEO Gula Katten AB, has worked in the business for over 20 years in leading positions in a fast growing company called Office Depot Svenska AB. As the head of business development and sales operations, he was successful in building business models with great results. With a broad experience in sales, CRM, training and leadership, he has a well-known name and trademark in the market. Stefan has a 2 year degree in Business Management from IHM Business School. Since 2014 he is CEO and part owner of Gula Katten AB who is a growing online retailer in officesupplies with a dropshipping solution.
B2B Marketer at Ventim
Susanne has over 15 years of experience in branding and online marketing. She is an early adapter of digital strategies and solutions to form strong brands and great customer experiences, and is now looking to further develop Ventim’s business model using inRiver iPMC.
Susanne has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Gävle.
Product Manager at inRiver
Emil Eriksson is an experienced Product Manager within e-commerce, digital marketing and SaaS. As Product Manager at inRiver, his focus lies in driving product vision and building and marketing great product experiences that drive digital transformation. Emil holds a Bachelor degree from University of Uppsala and from the University of Lund. In his previous roles he has worked as an Omnichannel Manager, Project Manager, Country Manager and Service Delivery Manger (a.a.) at companies like Resurs Bank, Apsis, and Vaimo.
inRiver Champion & PIM Business Development Manager at Consid
With broad experience, passion for PIM and a holistic approach, no stone is left unturned in his endeavor to reach maximum value in each PIM initiative. Building strong and long-lasting partnerships where effect, innovation and transparency is key, Roy makes your digital transformation journey a more enjoyable experience.
Transformational Change Manager at inRiver
Colin Field is British and has spent over 25years working for some of the UKs most successful retailers including Sainsbury’s, Scottish Power, Superdrug and most recently Holland and Barrett. Colin has worked at all levels of retail from sales, customer service and regional management of over 50 stores. His penultimate role was as a Project Manager rolling out Lexmark Shelf Edge Labelling, Oracle ERP and PIM. Colin reflects that “throughout my career one thing has remained constant – change and the need to manage change.” As inRiver’s Transformational Change Manager, Colin draws on his cross functional experience to help our Global Services team embrace and deliver new initiatives in order to achieve their goals.
Evangelist/Business Consultant at Epinova
Joachim has been a key driver behind some of the greatest innovation lifts among Norwegian retailers – covering virtually all aspects abbreviated with three letters. He has a two decade long track record as an innovator and key strategist in the incubation of many of today’s most renown digital commerce technologies and concepts. An exiting speaker with useful experience.
Senior Advisor and former Retail Executive
Jonas is a senior executive with wide international retail experience, mainly from IKEA’s Retail and Digital organisations. Today Jonas is a senior adviser sharing his expertise in development of sales, organisations, digital products and also in the fields of managing complexity and innovation where change is necessary to grow the business.
Product owner at Åhléns E-com
Emma Holstensson is an experienced e-commerce professional working as a product owner at Åhléns, building the digital department store of tomorrow. Which makes her perfect as Industry Expert in the Session “The Evolution of Online Sales: Trends Affecting Merchandising in the 2020’s”
Head of Business Development, Sigma IT
Adan Hultgren received the InRiver Award “Partner Ambassadeur of the year” at Pim Point last year. Adán have been working with Sigma and inRiver PIM since 2014, Helping brands like, ICA, Vitamin Well, Volkswagen, Telia, CDON, Rusta, Jula and more to develop and explore possibilities with inRiver PIM. Besides PIM-projects Adán also have interest of E-commerce and Web and have done several projects within the area of Unified Commerce. This experience and know-how of the whole customer journey is a perfect background for understanding how to align for the future of User generated content (UGC) and product information management.
Project Manager, Digitalization at Purmo Group Ltd
Mia and her colleague Anki work at Purmo Group, a leading provider of sustainable indoor climate comfort solutions covering radiators, underfloor heating, ventilation, air conditioning, controls and pipe work. They are responsible for digitalization projects in the company and integration of systems to support a better customer experience in all touch points. The latest projects are PIM inRiver and DXP Sitecore implementation. They both have a background in digital marketing.
Partner Director at inRiver
Jesper Larsen is Partner Director EMEA and has been with inRiver since 6 years. He has 20 years’ experience working with software sales within Telecom and Commerce. Jesper holds a Business and Administration degree from Lund University and a MBA diploma from University of Sydney.
Senior Director Product & Services at inRiver
Joakim Larsson has extensive experience in the system integration field. With two decades of experience in consulting, project management and software development within both large corporations as well as smaller firms, Joakim has gained deep insight into the entire software lifecycle. Joakim has been with inRiver for almost five years working within several different areas of the company. Joakim holds a Degree in Business Development and Media Technology from the Stockholm School of Economy and a Master in Mechanical Engineering from KTH Royal Institute of Technology.
Senior Business Advisor at Avensia
Ulrik Lilius, Senior Business Advisor at Avensia, has a background in the Construction & DIY and Food & Beverage industries, working mainly with PIM and marketing on the supplier side. Ulrik is a member of the Swedish Vilma organisation and a part of the current restructuring and digitalization of NOBB, the Norwegian Information Database for Construction & DIY.
Senior Advisor and Board member at Apptus
Sofie brings more than 15 years of experience from international fashion retail, for both physical and digital shops. She has worked as the CEO of Sportsmaster and previous to that as CEO at Saint Tropez. Before that, she was the Executive Vice President of Global Sales and Brand communication at Fritz Hansen.
Product Owner PIM & DXP at Purmo Group Ltd
Anki and her colleague Mia work at Purmo Group, a leading provider of sustainable indoor climate comfort solutions covering radiators, underfloor heating, ventilation, air conditioning, controls and pipe work. They are responsible for digitalization projects in the company and integration of systems to support a better customer experience in all touch points. The latest projects are PIM inRiver and DXP Sitecore implementation. They both have a background in digital marketing.
inRiver Champion & PIM Consultant at Diamir Consulting
Peter Norlander is a PIM consultant and inRiver Champion. He has worked with inRiver PIM since 2012, with customers ranging from fashion, to fast moving consumer goods, manufacturing industry and more. At PIMPoint 2018 he was named “Partner ambassador of the year” for his active participation in the inRiver community. Peter is currently a partner with Malmö-based consultancy firm Diamir Consulting.
inRiver Champion & Senior Business Developer and Partner at Diamir Consulting
Dennie Ovenberger has worked with PIM for over a decade, making him one of inRivers earliest partners. He is a senior business developer and partner at Diamir Consulting. Dennie has many years of experience from the fast-moving consumer goods industry, where he specializes in handling GS1 requirement for his clients. Dennie is also a inRiver Champion since the start of the program, taking active part in the inRiver community and sharing his knowledge with his peers.
Senior Head of Digital Brands Wallis and Evans at Arcadia Group Ltd
Raine brings over twenty years experience in both e-com and bricks and mortar retail including setting up the Merchandising and VM functions at Farfetch.com and AlexandAlexa.com. International Merchandising at Monsoon Accessorize and building transactional sites for luxury clients. Expertise in blending art and science with a clear trading slant, projects include developing machine learning to replicate human visual merchandising.
Senior Industry Executive, Western Europe at Microsoft Sweden
Linda focuses on the trends and challenges within retail, new behavior and demands from the consumers and the possibilities that comes with digitalization. She works closely with retailers to understand where technology can help them solve problems or reach their dreams.
Chief Commercial Officer at Fruugo
Tony has over 25 years’ experience of direct and digital marketing at Shop Direct Group, Otto Group and Lakeland, the award winning multi-channel Kitchenware Retailer. For the last decade he has worked on Marketing and International Business Development, including the use of Marketplaces.
Tony is now Chief Commercial Officer at Fruugo.com, the global marketplace, where he leads the team generating incremental sales for retailers that use Fruugo’s unique technology to reach consumers in over forty countries worldwide.
CIO at Bygghemma Group
Måns has several years of experience working with complex integration services and multi-channel solutions. Today Måns is the CIO of Bygghemma Group, the leading online provider of home improvement products in the Nordic Region. During Måns leadership, Bygghemma Group has further developed its best-in-class e-commerce platform – with scalability and agility being lead themes.
Anna Ullman Serse
Independent Advisor within Retail & Consumer Goods
Anna has long experience in working with the digitalisation of retail, e-commerce and delivering relevant customer experience. Most recently she worked as the CEO of Nelly.com and as Head of Business development for Qliro Group. Before that as a management consultant supporting most of the large retailers in Sweden with business-related questions around Marketing, Commerce and Service.
Creative Director at inRiver
Thomas Sjöberg is the Creative Director at inRiver and part of the product management team. Thomas has been working in the digital industry for the last 25 years. In the last five years at inRiver, Thomas has helped hundreds of companies to understand how PIM can benefit their business. He is also the host of PIMtalk – the only PIM podcast in the world.
Thomas has a Bachelor’s degree in Multimedia Technology from the Faculty of Engineering in Lund, Sweden.
Alliance Manager EMEA at inRiver
With a background in marketing communications and several years at inRiver she knows the value of PIM (Product Information Management) and how retailers can use PIM to create great product stories. inRiver PIM is the foundation for e-commerce success in an omnichannel world.
Sector Specialist, PIM at Avensia
Ulrik Viebke leads Avensia’s investment in information logistics and product enrichment for the construction sector. Ulrik has implemented systems for enrichment and flow around product information for B2B and B2C since the end of the 1990s both from the retailer side and as a system supplier, focusing on e-commerce, and in recent years has wholeheartedly focused on inRiver PIM.
Chief Sales Officer
Thomas leads inRiver’s global sales organization. He brings more than 20 years of experience in successfully building and driving international business via direct and indirect sales channels.
Thomas holds a degree in Business Administration from Berufsakademie Stuttgart. He started his career at DELL Computer and broadened his experience in working for Novell, Mitsubishi Electric, and Software AG. From here he started building and running international and global businesses for datango, Aptean, and most recently ANSYS. During his career he has held a number of VP and GM positions. He has strong experience in helping organizations reach the next level of success. Thomas brings a wealth of experience in developing and implementing go-to-market strategies as the foundation for growth. He enjoys building customer success based on business values. Thomas will drive the global expansion for inRiver from the Amsterdam office.