About The Speaker
Sofie Lindblom – Managing Director & Founder of Ideation360
Sofie’s expertise lies in turning complex challenges into concrete plans for organizations to create value and take the lead in their respective industries. Sofie is the Managing Director and Co-Founder of ideation360, a subsidiary to Innovation360 with the mission to empower organizations to innovate through modern methods and platforms. She also plays an active role at Innovation360 as Chief Evangelist. With a Master in Engineering and Media Technology she has a big passion for technology and is active in the work to increase diversity in this field.
Sofie was previously the Global Manager for Innovation at Spotify building up the company’s innovation system including innovation strategy, organizational design, processes and culture. Her motivation comes from the belief that all organizations can be innovative with the right structures and capabilities in place. Sofie has a unique experience from having worked with innovation internally as an intrapreneur, in open ecosystems, as an adviser in startups, as an entrepreneur building ideation360, as a board member and as a consultant in larger corporations.
In 2016 Sofie was awarded one of the top 111 most influential women in Business and one of Sweden’s Top 100 Talents. In 2017 Sofie was listed as one of the 99 most promising professionals in Sweden. The same year Inspiring Fifty named her one of the top 50 most inspiring women in Technology in Europe. Sofie’s passion for innovation has made her a very popular speaker on stages around the world including two TEDx Talks.