Ericsson’s Executive Media Summit took place this past weekend in Båstad, Sweden, in conjunction with the Swedish Open Tennis tournament. Executives from the media and broadcast industry gathered for 2 days to discuss the latest trends and industry developments, as well as business opportunities and challenges. Speakers and thought leaders included Martin Lorentzon, Co-Founder of Spotify, Robert Blair, Warner Bros, and Ralph Rivera, BBC, Peter Bale, CNN. Continue reading
Almedalen Week is one of Sweden’s most important political gatherings, a week filled with more than 3500 events and seminars. Sustainability was is one of the main focus areas for this year’s Almedalen.
Late 2012, the Whitaker Peace and Development Initiative (WPDI) founded the Youth Peacemaker Network (YPN) project in South Sudan. At the time, the country was in great need of community-building activities – a need that I would say is even greater today. Continue reading
How do we define the “Green City” and what role can ICT play in creating them? The New Cities Summit got me thinking about the opportunities – and the challenges – ICT faces in the context of new cities.