North Star Moments for Business Leaders Worldwide by 2030

With the mission of empowering leaders to change the world, our vision is to continue growing locally and internationally into a global business and leadership conference series by 2030.

Our strongest areas of operation are currently in the Nordics (Nordic Business Forum & Oslo Business Forum), the Baltics (Nordic Business Forum), and the Benelux countries (DenkProducties / Amsterdam Business Forum).

Management & Board of Directors

Executive Team

Hans-Peter Siefen

Group CEO & Co-Founder

Priit Liiv

Interim Managing Director,
Nordic Business Forum

Hans Janssen

CEO & Founder,
DenkProducties

Christoffer Omberg

CEO & Co-Founder,
Oslo Business Forum

Board of Directors

Mika Sutinen

Chairman

Mika Sutinen is a rewarded entrepreneur and leader. Many know him as the former CEO of Musti Group, a leading pet supply store chain in Finland. Currently, Sutinen is the industrial partner at Vaaka Partners and additionally serves as a member of the board or as the chairman in various companies such as Luhta, Reaktor, and Framery.

Jyri Lindén

Co-Founder & Member of the Board

Jyri Lindén is Business Forum Group’s co-founder and a major owner together with Hans-Peter Siefen.

Saku Tuominen

Member of the Board

Saku Tuominen is an entrepreneur, author, and keynote speaker. He is the founder and creative director of a global education non-profit HundrED and co-founder of a restaurant company Financier Group. He has written 15 books on various topics like creativity, working life, the human mind, and internationalization.

Jenny Wolfram

Member of the Board

Jenny Wolfram is the founder and CEO of BrandBastion, a company that uses artificial intelligence to help brands have better conversations on social media while increasing their sales and improving their brand favorability. Wolfram was also nominated on the 30 under 30 list of Forbes magazine in 2017.

Risto Lähdesmäki

Member of the Board

Risto Lähdesmäki is the co-founder of Idean Ltd. He has over 15 years of experience in designing digital services, user interfaces, and user experiences, helping to shape the future of UX/UI branding across startups and Fortune 500 corporations. In 2012, he internationalized Idean in Silicon Valley. Since then, Idean has also expanded to multiple other areas in the US and in Europe.

Ari-Pekka Salovaara

Member of the board

Ari-Pekka Salovaara is an angel investor and responsible for SMB customers at Visma. This includes companies in 10 different countries that generate 400 million revenues. Salovaara has done 30+ direct/indirect angel investments and he is a board of 15 companies.