- It is in this kind of context that you take the time, that deep dive into issues related to one's own operations but also external issues and create growth opportunities for the company, says Johanna Grimståhl, CEO of the communications agency More Media, which is one of the participants.
Latitude is a blend of a classic mentoring programs along with a training program where for nine hits addressing the relevant issues for leaders in northern Sweden. Themes addressed include the globalization of the economy and increased regional diversity, competitive companies as the basis for regional development, the importance of knowledge, experience and personal passion, the different types of networks and networking, how to think new and different, and the need for innovation in business and society.
- I'm participating because I'm interested in developing Norrbotten. For it to be a point in this part of the country, it must happen. We are facing major challenges such as digitization, integration and skills shortages as I think it can be turned into something good, says Kent Eneris, president of BnearIT.
Lars-Eric Aaro, sales manager at ÅF and the former. CEO of LKAB was one of the speakers and gave a talk about leadership in a changing landscape and how to read the so-called mega-trends in their own business.
- It can feel very far away to have to take a position on self-driving cars, and automated and digitizing but it must be done it will inevitably affect the company sooner or later. A good leader must be curious and evaluate its activities continuously, says Lars-Eric Aaro.
List of participants and mentors
Participants, Anna Karlsson, Regional Savings Bank North
Mentor, Per Embertsén, President of SCA Forest Products' R & D Centre
Participants, Charlotte Reinholdt Infrastructure Strategist for the regional public transport authority in Norrbotten
Mentor, Helena Leufstadius, CEO of Swedish public transport
Participants, H anna Weinmar, Project Manager Sigmar method agency
Mentor, Pia Areblad, Business Manager in Ale and Niclas Wikström President and Strategist for Oh My Production
Participants, Isabella Katsimenis, Chairman of the County Association for Nature Conservation Society of Norrbotten
Mentor, Erik Höglund, Professor and Vice-Chancellor at Luleå University of Technology
Participants, Jenny Hakeberg, communicator Norrbotten County Council
Mentor, Gunhild Stensmyr, Guesthouse beatiful
Participants, Jenny Hellman, CEO, Visit Luleå AB
Mentor, Gry Holmgren, CEO LTU Business AB
Participants, Jens Lundqvist, Chairman of Luleå Energi AB
Mentor, Inga-Lill Holmgren, Swedbank / New Leadership
Participants, John Pope, manager Saltoluokta Mountain Station
Mentor, Sture Bryggman, Jokkmokk
Participants, Johanna Grimståhl, CEO More Media
Mentor, Johan Frishammar, Professor, Luleå University of Technology
Participants, Jonas Almqvist, Development BillerudKorsnäs
Mentor, Åsa Ericson Professor, Luleå University of Technology
Participants, Josefin W Bernárdzon, Regional, Young Enterprise
Mentor, Gunnar Eikeland, CEO, Sparbanken Nord
Participants, Kent Eneris, CEO BnearIT AB
Mentor, Ulf Öhman, Advisor
Participants, Mattias Westberg, President Kallax Construction
Participants, Mia Nilsson, Head of National Land Survey Function
Mentor, Anneli Sjömark, CEO, Luleå Energi AB
Participants, Michael Nilsson, Project CDT
Participants, Patrik Andersson, head of power trading Luleå Energi AB
Mentor, Karl Petersen, Self Employed