Daniel Akenine

Expert in Technology Impact

Speaker for Humans & Machines at Gather 2018

Daniel Akenine - Gather 2018
Daniel Akenine is working for the Microsoft Technology Office on the long term impact of technology on social and economic development. He is a member of ISO’s international expert group for cloud standards, vice chairman of the Swedish Computer Society, teacher at the Royal Institute of Technology and chairman for Iasa Sweden, and co-founder of the AI policy initiative addAI.org. He is also the co-founder of two technology companies and holds patent applications in Europe and the United States in applied cryptography. Added to this, Daniel has also a previous history as a brain researcher at the Karolinska Institute, developer and architect at the Nasdaq OMX stock exchange and lead architect for one of the largest Credit Management systems in Europe. Daniel is also an established Swedish fiction writer.

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Humans & Machines

In one of five Themes, Gather 2018 will explore the impact of  when biology meets technology and will ask the question;

Are we ready for the merging of Humans and Machines?

What is Gather

Gather is both a conference and music festival where you will meet your new best friend, dance with your future love, and innovate with your next business partner.

Gather 2018 takes place in Stockholm, September 13–15 and will include 50+ speakers, performances from all around the world, music at several venues and Innovation labs solving actual business challenges.

Think Different


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Conference September 13–14
Music Festival September 13–15
Gather Labs September 13–15

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