Guðni Th. Jóhannesson – President of Iceland – Keynote Speaker – Startup Iceland 2023

February 21, 2023

Press release from Startup Iceland

Ladies and gentlemen, it is my pleasure to introduce to you the President of Iceland, Guðni Th. Jóhannesson as Keynote Speaker in Startup Iceland 2023. On the 1st of June, President Johannesson will open the Startup Iceland 2023 conference, an event that brings together some of the most innovative minds from around the world.

President Johannesson has been serving as the President of Iceland since 2016, and during his tenure, he has demonstrated his commitment to advancing Iceland’s economy and promoting innovation. Prior to his election, he was a professor of history at the University of Iceland and an expert in Icelandic history and politics.

One of the key initiatives that President Johannesson has championed is the importance of education and technology. He has frequently spoken about the need to develop a skilled workforce that can meet the demands of a rapidly evolving economy, and he has advocated for policies that support innovation and entrepreneurship.

In fact, Iceland has become known as a hub for startups, with its vibrant startup scene attracting international attention. Iceland has a highly educated workforce, a culture of innovation, and a supportive government, making it an ideal location for startups to establish themselves.

President Johannesson has been a strong advocate for the startup community, recognizing the vital role that startups play in driving innovation, creating jobs, and promoting economic growth. His presence at the Startup Iceland 2023 conference is a testament to his commitment to the startup community and his belief in its potential to shape the future of Iceland’s economy.

The Startup Iceland 2023 conference will provide a unique opportunity for entrepreneurs, investors, and business leaders to connect, share ideas, and collaborate. It will showcase Iceland’s startup ecosystem and highlight the latest trends and innovations in technology and entrepreneurship. The theme for this year is A.I.

President Johannesson’s address at the conference will undoubtedly inspire and motivate the attendees, and his insights into the Icelandic startup scene and its potential for growth will be invaluable. He will undoubtedly provide valuable insights into the Icelandic business environment and its unique characteristics.

Startup Iceland 2023 conference is a must-attend event for anyone interested in entrepreneurship, technology, and innovation. The presence of President Johannesson adds an additional layer of excitement and prestige to the event, and his commitment to promoting entrepreneurship and innovation makes him an excellent choice to open the conference. We look forward to his keynote address and the valuable insights he will provide.

Originally published on 16 February.

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