Hannes Sjöblad

Guest Speaker

Chief Disruption Officer, Epicenter Stockholm

With an international business background, deep insights in emerging technology fields and an easy going style of communication, Hannes is a popular speaker and business advisor on tech trends, in particular relating to the impact of technology on our bodies.

He is one of the founders of BioNyfiken, the Swedish Association of Biohackers. In this role he works to radically democratize access to powerful biotechnologies. As a bodyhacker, he does not step back from experimenting with technology with his own body.

In his day job, he operates as Chief Disruption Officer at the Innovation Hub Epicenter Stockholm where he advises companies and organisations on how to navigate the accelerating tech transformation.

Hannes work and insights into near- and inbody technology has been internationally recognised by among others Wired, Motherboard, Bloomberg, Business Insider, CNN, BBC, Daily Mail, Le Figaro and others. 

He is an early SU alumn (EP-10) and for many years served as the SU Ambassador in Sweden.

Expertise

  • Biohacking
  • DIY-biotech
  • Wearables
  • Human Implants
  • Cyborgism

The Coming Age of Human Augmentation