Announcing 2018 Frontier Conference’s morning keynote speaker: Jens Festervoll.
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:
- Innovation – hype or hope
- Digitization – opportunity or disruption
- Industrial interconnectedness accelerating, making innovation an imperative
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.