Pernilla IvarssonCEO & CO-FOUNDER
Pernilla Ivarsson has in-depth experience from
recruitment & talent development in international organizations.
She holds a Master of Business Administration degree from
Lund University and Copenhagen Business School with the
focus of Strategy and Organizational Development.
Pernilla has held a range of leadership roles, operational and strategic, within the HR area across several industries in the Nordics – DaimlerChrysler, MTV Networks, Vinge (Swedens largest corporate law firm) and Publicis Groupe. She was appointed HR Director for MSLGROUP in EMEA participating in the EMEA Management Team. Pernilla’s most recent role was as Chief Talent Officer for Publicis Groupe in Switzerland where she during 2018 successfully built a digital & creative team with international talents for Publicis largest client in Zurich. As a member of the Publicis Groups Country Leadership Team, she was setting targets for collaboration across brands and agencies. Pernilla’s specialization lies in working closely with CEOs and business leaders linking the vision & targets with the talent strategy including the full circle of attracting – recruit – retain talents. She has extensive experience from employer branding, talent acquisition, onboarding processes, sustainable performance management structures, compensation & benefit strategies, learning & development and exit procedures.
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Stella LovenCMO & CO-FOUNDER
Stella Loven is an international, serial entrepreneur with extensive experience in running businesses in Europe and the United States.
As the former President (2013-2016) of the Swedish American Chamber of Commerce New England (SACCNE), Stella is also the Founder of the Swedish Accelerator – the first startup accelerator program of its kind dedicated to helping Swedish companies expand to the US market. In her role as President of SACCNE, Stella spearheaded the Swedish American Life Tech Forum (lifetechforum.com), a conference centered on helping Swedish life sciences companies navigate the American market entrance and regulatory process.
Stella additionally has a strong background in cross-border innovation management, company creation and start-up funding, creative communication design, PR & investor relations, marketing, boasting an unbeaten track record in running large-scale international campaigns for household names such as Volvo and the Olympics.
She’s involved currently involved as MassChallange Mentor & Judge, and advisor to several start-ups in the U.S. and Europe.
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