Anja Monrad & Natasha Friis SaxbergMembers, Danish Management Society (VL)
- Danish Management Society (VL)
About Anja Monrad & Natasha Friis Saxberg
Anja Monrad is the senior vice president at Dell Technologies and head of the company’s Eastern European region. She is an executive sponsor for Dell’s entrepreneurship initiatives in EMEA, with a special passion for promoting female entrepreneurship.
Anja is a recognised profile among the most inspiring women on the northern technology stage, having won several prizes and being a popular keynote speaker on topics such as digitalisation, diversity, and female business leaders.
In 2000, Anja started her career at Dell as their Nordic marketing director, leading to an international career in several different regional and global positions within the company. Since 2013, Anja has been responsible for Dell’s business in Central- & Eastern Europe.
She has also held different management positions in companies such as Unisys, Compaq and Digital.
Appointed by the European Commission as chairman of the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition Governing Board, she is also a board member of Digital Europe and of the Danish ICT Industry Association (IT-Branchen).
Anja holds an MSc in Economics from CBS (1989). Born in Poland, she has lived in Copenhagen for most of her life.
Natasha Friis Saxberg is the CEO of the Danish ICT Industry Association. She has worked with innovation and technology for +25 years in large organisations, as a consultant, future scientist and as an entrepreneur, founding several SaaS startups. She is author of the books Twitter! and Homo Digitalis - understanding our digital behaviour based on various scientific areas, and she has helped ICT companies enter the US market and hosted Tech TV at Nasdag in New York.
As the CEO at the Danish ICT Industry Association, she works to increase diversity in Tech, digitalisation of corporations and SMB's. Increase export and new market expansion and cultivate entrepreneurship and impact.
Natasha also is Deputy Chairman at the Foundation for Social Responsibility thus Innobooster at the Innovation Fund Denmark, and board member in several companies.
She has been appointed four times as one the most influential women in technology in Europe, & one of the top 100 most influential women in Denmark in 2018. Winner of Women in Tech Award (2020).