Karin Nilsdotter is the CEO of Spaceport Sweden with a vision of creating a world leading spaceport enabling widespread access to space. Karin is determined to build Spaceport Sweden into a platform for cross-sector innovation, establishing commercial human spaceflight as a new industry for tourism, research and education. Karin has led the development of a space training and experience programme, collaborating closely with academic and commercial partners. Spaceport Sweden has already received several innovation awards.
Mei Lin Fung – Co-Founder
Mei Lin Fung is a technology pioneer working to ensure that technology works for humanity as the next 3.9 billion people come online. In 1989 she was part of the 2-person skunkworks team that developed “OASIS,” the first customer relationship management (CRM) system. She later served as socio-technical lead for the US Dept. of Defense’s Federal Health Futures initiative. In 2015, co-founded the People-Centered Internet. Mei Lin serves as vice-chair for Internet Inclusion within the Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Internet Initiative & Smart Village. She is on the World Economic Forum (WEF) Steering Committee for Internet for All and facilitated the working group on Cross Border Data Flows at the WEF ASEAN Summit in Hanoi, Sept. 2018,. She works with EQUALS.org where PCI is a partner organization, developing the Global Women-in-Tech Taskforce. Mei Lin is an MIT SLOAN graduate where she studied under two future Nobel Economics prize winners. Mei Lin was a finalist for 2018 Woman of the Year at the Silicon Valley Women in IT Awards organized by Information Age.