our speakers

Torun Degnes (NO) – SAMS Norway

Torun Degnes
Torun Degnes, is CEO at SAMS Norway, a business cluster focusing on the development of systems for sustainable autonomous transport solutions used on land, air and sea.

Degnes has several years of experience within different clusters and over 20 years of experience with innovation and product development from various types of industry. Both as CEO of Techni AS and as consultant in innovation processes for multiple companies. As the cluster manager Degnes is overall responsible for all activities within the cluster and works with partners across the nation as well as across borders. Degnes earned a masters degree in Industrial Design from Oslo and has complimentary courses in Innovation, Management and Democracy.