”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…


Swedish Ericsson tackles 5G-myths

Will consumers be willing to pay extra for 5G, and will it be worth it?According to Ericsson the answer is yes, and the company is backed by a new study that tackles some ongoing industry myths. That the leading Swedish 5G-provider is boosting the benefits of the technology is not very surprising. But the company…


Monthly Newsletter- April

New director in the house! SACC-SF/SV is pleased to welcome Margaretha Levander as the chamber’s new executive director, a position that she will share with the current executive director Catrin Anckarman. “I was attracted by the organization’s mission to build a modern chamber of commerce, and to facilitate and develop business relations between Sweden and…


Snowflake enables your organization to be data-driven

Data drives the world! It is generated everywhere, by all of us, and the organizations that make the best use of it, are the winners in their industries. Data is what’s powering AI, self-driving cars, robotics and every digital experience we have. But all that data needs to be stored and analyzed so that companies…


XDIN – World leading in Engineering and IT Consulting

We are pleased to welcome a new member to the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce in San Francisco & Silicon Valley. XDIN is a consulting company specializing in engineering and IT services. The company has its roots in the Automotive industry on the Swedish west coast but has been established in the U.S. since 1996. Now,…