Silje Vallestad is an award winning serial entrepreneur and innovator with decades of experience from starting and running international organizations, projects and companies. She is an experienced public speaker, and has deep knowledge within the fields of technology and innovation. Silje is advicing and mentoring a number of executive teams in both startups and corporates. Silje was honored as a Young Global Leader by World Economic in 2013, and was the same year also recognized as one of the top 20 business thinkers in the Nordics. In 2011 she was named one of Norway's top 10 young leaders under 35.