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Travel in Time and Space at Filoli This Summer

Filoli Historic House & Garden in Woodside is a hidden gem in the busy Silicon Valley. It’s a perfect get-away to enjoy the beauty of nature and history right around the corner. If you attended our Christmas Luncheon last year, you had a chance to experience Filoli during the holiday season – or at least…


Bank of the West – The Bank for a changing world

Bank of the West has its headquarters in San Francisco and has almost 600 branches in Western United States. They handle savings, loans, credit cards, and all other kinds of financial services that one would expect of a bank. But Bank of the West is not your average bank. It is a bank with the…


“Then the real sharks called us”

Texas, female networking, patents and a lot of media attention. At SACC Executive Forum Ann-Christine Langselius told the story about how she managed to raise capital for her company Miraculum. With the tag line “Fireproofing the world, safely” Miraculum has developed eco-friendly fire safety products that combat solid and liquid fires.  “We work a lot…


Paving the way for industry 4.0

Companies all over the world are investing in a future with 5G, powering the fourth industrial revolution. But is it real, or just another hype? The impact of 5G on our society was one of the topics discussed at SACC Executive Forum in Washington. What are we to expect? When will it happen? And, are…


”Learnability will be the most important skill”

New technology like AI will not take jobs, but the way we work will totally change. “To be able to learn and adapt will be more important than what college you went to”, according to Becky Frankiewicz, president of ManpowerGroup North America.  The workforce of tomorrow was one of the topics discussed at SACC-USA Executive…


Major breakthrough for Swedish Northvolt

Start-up Northvolt has managed to raise the capital needed to fund Europe’s first gigafactory in Skellefteå in Sweden, a dream coming true for the co-founder Peter Carlsson, former Board member of SACC SF/SV. Northvolt announced on Wednesday that Volkswagen Group, together with funds managed by the Merchant Banking Division of the Goldman Sachs Group, will…


Find your next job at our events!

In this number of SWEA Magasinet, Elin Kronander explains how she found her job. “I went to the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce’s event, where one of the panel participants was a mentor to the founder of Williams Learning Solutions. That’s how I got connected to the company. I started to work there in February 2018.” By being…


Monthly Newsletter- May

Networking, Europe day and Data discussions!   The month of May was a collaborative month for the European-American organizations in the SF Bay Area (EuroCham), and together we hosted the Spring edition of the European Networking Event in Palo Alto. To acknowledge Europe Day, which is held on May 9 every year to celebrate peace and unity in Europe,…


ProGuard – Personalized and Professional Security Services

ProGuard Security Services provides personalized and professional security services to San Francisco Bay Area buildings and facilities. In just four years, Nils Welin has taken the company from 0 to 300 employees and ProGuard is now a premier provider of quality security solutions for a range of vertical markets such as cultural properties, medical facilities,…


SACCs chairwoman enters Marketing Hall of Femme

Swedish Denise Person, long time CMO at Snowflake, has been honored as an extraordinary marketer at a ceremony in New York. She is one of 15 women that this year will join the DMN Marketing Hall of Femme. Since the inception of the DMN Marketing Hall of Femme, nearly 100 phenomenal female marketers have been…