28 - 31 March 2023
Norway - Sweden

Nordic Study Tour

Les prochaines étapes de la transformation du modèle scandinave. What’s next in the transformation of the Nordic model.

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Anna Åberg

Managing Editor, Dagens Nyheter (Stockholm)

Anna a passé l’essentiel de sa carrière au Dagens Nyheter qu’elle rejoint en tant que reporter en 2008 après une première expérience éditoriale chez Aftonbladet. Elle devient Directrice Numérique de DN en 2012 où elle est responsable du développement de l’offre numérique de Dagens Nyheter et Dagens Industri en 2014 avant d’être nommée Rédactrice en Chef exécutive de Dagens Nyheter en 2021.

Magnus Alselind

Managing Editor at Expressen, Sweden

Camilla Brække

Head of Video Innovation, VG, Norway

Camilla is the project manager for VG’s sound and screen products, and is responsible, among other things, for looking after VG’s universe of smart voice assistants. She came from the position of project manager for VG’s Snapchat department, where she has been part of the team since the start in January 2017. VG’s work on Snapchat has received several international awards, including Digiday and Schibsted Journalism Awards. Camilla is behind Norway’s most-viewed Facebook video, Trump’s wig show, which has been seen by over 30 million. She has a background from TV 2 helper deg, NRK, Fredriksstad Blad and Halden Arbeiderblad. Camilla has studied journalism in Volda and human rights in New York.

Anna Careborg

CEO, Svenska Dagbladet, Sweden

Anna Careborg is CEO and editor-in-chief at Svenska Dagbladet (Schibsted) since 2029. She started working at the newspaper in 2004 as a reporter, later as head of the Agenda editorial office and deputy head of the News editorial office before being appointed acting CEO and editor-in-chief in 2018.

Lotta Edling

Editorial Director at Bonnier News, Sweden

Lotta is the Editorial Director and Head of Sustainability Director at Bonnier News, the largest media group in the Nordic Countries. She has had several editor- and management roles, such as Editor-in-Chief for the Swedish business daily Dagens Industri.

Anders Eriksson

Group CEO Bonnier News, Sweden

Anders heads Bonnier News since 2016. He was previously Responsible for Bonnier’s business area Business to Business and has worked at Bonnier since 2009. He has previously been the business area head and member of the executive management team of Melbourne IT Ltd, European head at Razorfish Inc, and a management consultant at SIAR-Bossard. He is chairman of the board for Denmark’s leading business daily, Dagbladet Børsen, as well as a number of companies within Bonnier Business Press, the parent company for the Business to Business companies; he is also a board member for data company Bisnode.

Kristian Kim Eikeland

EVP Products and Sales at Mjoll, Norway

Kristian’s background is with TV 2 Norway and later with the startup of Vizrt back in 1997. He has worked in different parts of the world with projects in the US and lived three years in London and three years in Dubai. He returned to TV 2 Norway in 2013, where he was VP of Technology for four years. Mjoll is a software company founded in Bergen in January 2019 and is part of the Fonn Group. Mjoll consists of a team of true media technology nerds who believe they can revolutionize your workflows with more straightforward, intelligent, cloud-based tools. Each of Mjoll’s team members have over 15-20 years of experience working in the media technology industry, both on the vendor side and in key roles at public and commercial broadcasters and media houses.

Per Håkon Fasting

SVP Head of advertising and Sales at Schibsted, Norway

Member of the management group in Schibsted news media, Per Håkon is esponsible for advertising sales across all platforms, across all Schibsted companies in Sweden and Norway. Companies like VG, Aftonbladet, Finn, Blocket, Aftenposten, SVD, BT, Fvn, Stavanger Aftenblad and others. Fasting has a long career at Schibsted, including in companies such as Schibsted Interactive and Schibsted Mobile, and has been commercial director at VG for a long time. He founded and developed startup companies at Egmont Interactive in Germany, Schibsted Intercative in Norway, Bokkilden – Norways biggest online bookstore, Schibsted Mobile , Mitt Anbud – market leader/ platform for tenders.  He has been instrumental in a number of M&A activites over its years at Schibsted, including the acquisition of Bladkompaniet, VG`s acquisition of Dine Penger, Schibsteds Mobiles acquisition of SMSas in Denmark, Egmonts acquisition of Barn I Magen, Klikk.no, Art of taste,

Raoul Grünthal

Founder and CEO at RG Media, Sweden

Raoul Grünthal founded the investment company RG Media in 2022 after 15 years with Schibsted where he held several leading positions, including CEO of Svenska Dagbladet, CEO of Schibsted Sverige and Head of Schibsted’s News Media division.  As EVP for the Next business area, he has led the Group’s ambitious investments in financial services and Schibsted’s growing distribution and ventures business, where he has been involved in a series of startup investments. Raoul Grünthal started the magazine LISA as a 16-year-old. Initially a Swedish school newspaper at the Lycée International in St Germain-en-Laye in Paris, the publication quickly developed into a newspaper for other Swedes living in Paris. He started his professional journalistic career at Dagens Nyheter and Veckans Affärer . In 1989 , Grünthal helped found Finanstidningen for which he became editor-in-chief at 23. For a few years until 2003, he was head of analysis at JP Nordiska . In 2003, Grünthal was appointed CEO and editor-in-chief at Tidningarnas Telegrambyrå (TT). In 2006, he joined Svenska Dagbladet as CEO and became CEO of Schibsted Sweden in 2009.

Markus Gustafsson

Founder, CEO and Editor-in-chief at Omni, Sweden

Markus Gustafsson was 15 years old when he began his journalistic career at Skaraborgs Läns Allehanda in Skövde. He made a living as a reporter at Värnpliktsnytt and started working extra at Aftonbladet in parallel with university studies in Uppsala. In 1996, he returned to Värnpliktnytt as editor-in-chief and responsible publisher. In 1997–1998, he worked as deputy press secretary for Prime Minister Anna Lindh, then Minister of the Environment .
From 1999 to 2010, Gustafsson worked at Aftonbladet as deputy news director, news director and edition manager before being appointed editor-in-chief and head of the news department in 2010. In 2011, he quit as editor-in-chief at Aftonbladet for a project within Schibsted then described as “a Swedish equivalent to the Huffington Post”. In November 2013, the news app Omni was launched.

Morten Holst

Partner at Innocode, Norway
Morten Holst heads Innocode’s product operation and works with over 100 media titles and a growing number of Smart Cities.  Morten has been involved in digital media strategy and business development since before the dot-com era, working as an early frontrunner on mobile, web-TV, premium content and digital storytelling. Fifteen years of experience heading up digital strategy at TV 2 (Norway’s #1 commercial broadcaster), VG (Norway’s #1 newspaper), and Vizrt (digital graphics) has provided him with unique opportunities to work with the most talented people in the Scandinavian media industry. Morten currently works as a founding partner at Innocode, helping local and regional media companies reclaim lost positions and earn new revenues in the process.

Tor Jacobsen

SVP for Consumer and subscriptions, Schibsted, Norway

Tor Jacobsen is the SVP for Consumer and subscriptions at Schibsted, and is heading the subscription revenue across the brands. Schibsted has seen a tremendous growth in subscription the last few years, and just passed 1 million digital subscribers. Tor has worked in several roles in Schibsted, and has also earlier experience from telecom and consulting.

Robert Johansson

COO and co founder Amaker / Execute Media, Sweden

Niklas Jonason

Partner News Aigency, Sweden

Niklas is a media entrepreneur with over 35 years of experience in digital tech and business development for publishing. He is a partner at News AIgency, a service company bringing Nordic media tech to the global publishing market. Niklas is the former Managing Director at Citygate, a service company jointly owned by Swedish news publishers.

Lina Hedenström

CEO at NTM, Sweden
Lina Hedenström was appointed CEO of NTM AB (Norrköpings Tidningar) in 2020. She joined NTM in 2018 as Chief Operating Officer after having held several management roles at TT nyhetsbyrån, Scanpix and Canal+.

Fredric Karén

SVP Editorial (digital transformation) Schibsted, Sweden

Fredrik Karén is an experienced Editor In Chief with a demonstrated history of working in the media industry. Skilled in Storytelling, News Writing, Multimedia, Editing, and Journalism. Strong media and communication professional graduated from Klarälvdalens fhs.

Ted Kudinoff

Head of Consumer Business at Aftonbladet, Sweden

Ted was appointed head of Aftonbladet Consumer Business in 2019, with responsibility for Aftonbladet Plus, Viktklubb and investments in new business within Consumer Business. He joined Aftonbladet in 2005, first as a sports reporter but later as a news reporter. He has been part of the community editorial, the Travel editorial, and the Stockholm editorial. In addition, Kudinoff was news director at Aftonbladet’s free newspaper initiative Punkt SE. After an assignment as a mobile editor at breaking news, he became editorial director of Plus in 2013. Five years later, in 2018, he was given overall responsibility for Plus. Ted Kudinoff is part of Aftonbladet’s management team and Schibsted’s management team for Consumer Business.


Siv Juvik Tveitnes

Executive Vice President Juvik Tveitnes at Schibsted, Norway

Siv Juvik Tveitnes, born in 1974, was appointed EVP, News Media on 1 January 2019. She comes from the position of COO Schibsted Media. She is also chairman of the Board of Directors of Aftonbladet and Svenska Dagbladet. Previous positions include CEO Bergens Tidende and Stavanger Aftonblad, Finance and Staff Director at Bergens Tidende, Project director at Media Norge, Business Developer at Bergens Tidende AS and Managing Consultant at Bekk Consulting AS. She has been a board member of Sparebank 1 SR-Bank. Tveitnes holds a Master of Science, Business Administration and Management from the University of Bath and a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences from the University of Bergen.

Jan Laurén

Founder and Business Unit Director at Adeprimo Ab, Finland

Jan Laurén is co-owner of Adeprimo and founder of Tulo, – a digital subscription platform in over 250 Swedish and Finnish newspapers with over 4,5 million users. Jan has been working in the digtal newspaper business for 28 years. He has launched one of the first digital newspaper vasabladet.fi in 1995 and the first newspaper mobile site (wap) 1999 and MMS-services 2001, mobile payments platforms since 2001 and worked in different newspaper co-operations in Finland, Sweden and Norway since 2000. Jan was also member in Wan-Ifra eRev program 2005-2019. Jan is business unit director at Tulo, working with revenues, subscriptions, data and integrations. Tulo is helping Nordic newspapers to earn new revenues and sharing data and benchmark campaigns between newspaper groups.

Nicolas Larsson

Head of Reader Revenues and Domain Lead Churn at Dagens Nyheter, Sweden

Hanne-Li Lundmark

Global Editorial Director at ShowHeroes, Sweden

Hanne-Li is a journalist working in the ad tech industry for the last decade. In her role as Global Editorial Director at ShowHeroes Group, she focuses on expanding the company’s Co-Publisher offer. ShowHeroes are a global leader in digital video content, tech, and advertising solutions. Our vision is to help news media outlets publish relevant videos with every story and thus reach new monetization opportunities.

Petter Lorentzon

Director of Consumer Business SvD at Schibsted, Sweden

Pål Nedregotten

Executive Vice President, Amedia AS, Norway

Pål Nedregotten is Executive Vice President in charge of Product, Editorial and Subscriptions development, including Tech & Data at Amedia, which is with its 79 newspapers Norway’s largest local media publisher. He’s previously held various leading positions at the company at the crossroads between technology, product development and journalism.   At Amedia, he has since 2013 been central in developing and rolling out the company’s centralised login solution, digital subscription strategy and data strategy.    A veteran in the Norwegian online journalism field, he’s been working in the intersection between online development and journalism since 1994.  He was instrumental in spearheading some of the earliest examples of Norwegian online publications, experimenting with, among other things, live online chats/interviews between editors, panellists and interviewees as early as 1996 – as well as working closely with the editorial interfaces of home-grown publishing systems since 1997.

Jens Pettersson

Head of Editorial Development at NTM, Sweden

Jens Pettersson is responsible for developing journalism and product for the local media conglomerate NTM. He has over 20 years of experience in newsrooms, mostly in different roles at one of Sweden’s largest regional newspapers Upsala Nya Tidning where he among other things was managing editor for five years and responsible for their digital transition. In 2020, he became responsible for NTM:s fresh start on digital subscriptions: and initiated ”Let’s get ready to double” aiming for doubling the number of digital subscribers in three years.

Christopher Pearsell-Ross

Designer at Schibsted Futures Lab, Norway

Christopher is passionate about multidisciplinary approaches to design and complex problems. He is a designer, craftsperson, and systemic thinker with expertise in user experience design, furniture design, systemic design, design research, speculative design and foresight.

Schibsted Futures Lab‘s goal is to not only understand emerging technologies and how they may converge with each other, existing technologies and the group’s businesses, but also to understand how to leverage them to improve Schibsted’s existing businesses or to form new businesses radically potentially.

Mikael Runhem

Co-Founder & CTO at Glimta, Sweden

Mikael Runhem has been immersed in web publishing technologies since he founded EPiServer (now Optimizely) in 1994. He now leads Glimta Technology AB, a new and innovative Swedish PubTech company that offers a cutting-edge “Digital Reprint” system for modern news platforms.

Lena Kristina Samuelsson

Publisher at Aftonbladet, Schibsted, Sweden

Lena Kristina Samuelsson Silow is the publisher (editor-in-chief and CEO) of Aftonbladet since December 2017. She has previously been editor-in-chief at Svenska Dagbladet 2001–2013. From 2001 to 2013, Lena was editor-in-chief at Svenska Dagbladet ( SvD ). In 2013, she became group director at Schibsted with responsibility for strategic communication.

Dag B. Sørsdahl

Group CEO Aller Media, Norway

Dag B. Sørsdahl is the Group CEO of Aller Media AS . He is one of the most central strategists in the Norwegian magazine market. The group publishes Dagbladet. After completing his education, Sørsdahl started his career at Aftenposten from 1989 to 1995, first as a technical production manager and then as finance manager in the editorial office. He then joined Schibsted with responsibility for the film and television business from 1995 to 2000. For 14 years, Dag worked with fund and company investment. Among other things, he was an adviser at Carnegie from 2000 to 2002, from 2004 to 2009, investment director at Kistefos Investment. From 2009 to 2013, he was a partner in Borea Opportunity. Sørsdahl, born in 1963, has a degree in economics from Lund University in Sweden. He has also studied management and economics at Harvard Business School in the United States.

Agnes Stenbom

Head of IN/LAB, Schibsted, Sweden

Agnes Stenbom is the Head of IN/LAB, a joint venture between Schibsted and the Tinius Trust. IN/LAB (“Inclusion Lab) explores futures at the intersection of journalism, technology and democracy. Agnes is an Industrial PhD candidate in AI journalism at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden.

Robert Strand

VP Sales at 7Mountains, Norway

The vision is that the product DiNA shall be the best journalistic tool in the market. DiNA takes care of the journalistic process from planning to delivery; allowing story collaboration, transparency, marketplace and publishing strategy – heavily reducing the number of applications a journalist needs to use to get to all distribution platforms.

Helge O. Svela

CEO Media City Bergen, Norway

Helge O. Svela, CEO at Media Bergen City, comes from a position at Bergens Tidende, where he served in several roles over the past 16 years, including editor and journalist. Before joining Bergens Tidende, Svela was a journalist at Rogalands Avis. He was awarded a diploma for one of Norway’s first digital fact-checking projects from SKUP, which is Norway’s most prestigious award for investigative journalism.

The Norwegian Media Cluster, located in Media City Bergen, is a world ­leader in ­augmented ­reality, graphics, AI, virtual studios, broadcast & IP based video, robotics and tools for workflow and visual storytelling.

Lasse Mejlvang Tvedt

Creative Technologist & Developer at Schibsted, Norway

After 12 years in the branding and advertising industry, Lasse pivoted to research and product development at Schibsted in 2022 where he is Senior Creative Technologist at Schibsted’s new Futures Lab. With its Futures Lab, Schibsted acquires competence and explore capabilities by doing innovation, exploration, and experimentation in key-research areas defined by future scenarios to strengthen Schibsted’s position in the future.

Jan Stian Vold

Project Lead, Bergens Tidende, Norway
Jan Stian Vold

Jan Stian Vold is a Norwegian journalist with more than 20 years of experience in the online news business. He was the news editor in Bergens Tidende from 2014 to 2020 and is currently working as a project lead in the same media house. Amongst his recent responsibilities is the so-called Boligrobot – a new and sophisticated way of presenting automated text from the real estate market in and nearby Norway’s second-largest city.

Eline Wong

Creative Technologist at Schibsted, Norway

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