Speaker for Media, Design & Creativity at Gather 2018
Erik is specialised in blockchain technologies and is actively engaging in pushing for adoption of decentralised solutions built on these technologies, in different industries and areas of society. Erik used to work at Spotify with strategy and long term solutions for rights management in the music industry, among them investigating the possibilities of applying blockchain technology to solve the rights issues that are plaguing the music industry. Before joining Spotify Erik was the founder and CEO of a consultancy firm, which had a central role in the creation of a playlist company called Tunigo. Tunigo was the first company that got acquired by Spotify and formed the basis for the section called Browse. Browse is one of the services that until this day has had the most impact on the evolution of Spotify.
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.