Anders H. Lier, Executive Chairman of EXP Group and Nordic Impact.
First Speech: Leveraging exponential technologies to solve humanity’s grand challenges (Plenary Session)
Second speech: How to make Impact Investing mainsteam! (Tech Invest Track 7.)
Plenary Session; Singularity University's mission is to educate, empower, and inspire leaders to leverage exponential technologies to solve humanity’s grand challenges. Anders will talk about how Singularity University prepare global leaders and organizations for the future, how to explore the opportunities and implications of exponential technologies and connect to a global ecosystem that is shaping the future and solving the world’s most urgent problems.
Tech Invest Track Session; Impact investments are investments made into companies, organizations, and funds with the intention to generate measurable social and environmental impact alongside a financial return. Nordic Impact will present how they work to make impact investing mainstream and build great businesses by solving the big environmental and societal challenges, through the force of technology and entrepreneurship.
Anders H. Lier is an international impact investor, a leader in the field of innovation and technology and the executive chairman of Nordic Impact, which invests in startups based around technology with a mission to have a positive impact on society. He is also executive chairman of EXP Group which has the mission to make a positive impact on society and environment. Anders was the CEO of Enoro during 2015 and 2016. Anders has been the CEO for Itera Consulting and Executive Vice President for the Itera group. Prior to joining Itera in 2010, he held executive positions at Capgemini both in Norway and at European level for more than a decade. He started his career at Dun & Bradstreet after completing a BA at BI Norwegian Business School. He also has an Executive MBA from Norwegian School of Economics, is a Singularity University Alumni and has completed several programs at Les Fontaines in France.