Announcing 2018 Frontier Conference’s morning keynote speaker: Jens Festervoll.

 

Festervoll is a Senior Advisor in Corporate Innovation at Statoil, as well as Statoil’s Corporate Liaison for the Techstars Energy Accelerator hosted in their Oslo office.

 

JENS FESTERVOLL’S KEYNOTE SESSION:

  • DATE: Thursday, April 12, 2018
  • TIME: 8:15 AM
  • TOPIC: Cross-Industry Learning – A Driver for Innovation

 

Festervoll will be discussing:

  1. Innovation – hype or hope
  2. Digitization – opportunity or disruption
  3. Industrial interconnectedness accelerating, making innovation an imperative

 

See the agenda for the rest of the day here.

 

ABOUT JENS FESTERVOLL:

Festervoll has 17 years of experience in the energy sector as a consultant and professional across the energy value chain, primarily in oil and gas. He has worked as a Program Manager to set up Statoil’s recently established Digital Centre of Excellence. Prior to that, Festervoll was Vice President for Corporate Strategy in Statoil. In addition, he has held a number of positions from gas trading, business development and analysis in Norsk Hydro and Statoil. Festervoll has a keen interest in innovation, digitalization and change management; and holds a Masters in Economics from the University of Oslo and University of Essex. Festervoll sits on the Board of Subsea Valley Cluster, a Norwegian Centre of Expertise technology cluster delivering world leading engineering from subsea to space.

 

 

TECHSTARS ENERGY & STATOIL

Techstars Energy is a global mentor-driven accelerator for innovators and entrepreneurs aspiring to shape  the future of energy.  The Accelerator is a partnership between Statoil, Techstars, KONGSBERG, and McKinsey & Company giving the participating start-ups access to a unique network to drive their business forward. Learn more about the partnership here.