Change is not just an aspect of life,
but life itself. And it can sometimes seem as if we have never lived in more challenging times than these – raising new and urgent questions about the way we live, work and travel, how we eat, think, and behave with others.

For some, change means uncertainty, risk, and fear. But for Brilliant Minds, we believe that change presents an important challenge to move into the realms of a new and empowering age. We have the opportunity to increase our empathy and compassion and develop a greater understanding of ourselves and the world around us, and the changes that we personally can make to ensure a safer, healthier, and brighter future.

At Brilliant Minds, we have long seen the positivity and growth that embracing change can bring. Over the years, we have brought together innovative and creative leaders from around the world to share stories and experiences and leverage new ideas.

This year in Stockholm, we are excited to bring together a community of collaborators and creators once again – bold, brave, and indeed brilliant minds who are focused on the new, excited to move forward and connect for a common good.

To change the world, we must first change ourselves – and develop the wisdom, compassion, and courage to meet the challenges we face head on. We encourage you to embrace your curiosity, to use your brilliant minds to make room for the unknown and unfamiliar and move forward with hope, optimism, and vigor. For the ones who are brave enough to let go, to roll with the punches and believe they can change the world, are surely the ones who will.

Speakers 2022

Speaker Ai Weiwei – Artist

Speaker Alexandre Arnault – EVP Products & Communication at Tiffany & Co.

Speaker Alexis Ohanian – Founder of Seven Seven Six – Co-founder & former Executive Chairman of Reddit

Speaker Alicia Keys – Artist and Entrepreneur

Speaker Anders Forslund – Founder and CEO of Heart Aerospace

Speaker Anna Borg – President & CEO of Vattenfall AB

Speaker Beata Wickbom – Founder of Socialight

Speaker Bela Bajaria – Head of Global TV for Netflix

Speaker Ben Gorham – Founder of Byredo

Speaker Bjarke Ingels – Architect and Founding Partner / Bjarke Ingels Group

Speaker Björn Frantzén – Chef & Founder of Frantzén Group

Speaker Edward Norton – Actor, Entrepreneur & Activist

Speaker Esther Perel – Author & Psychotherapist

Speaker Gabriela Hearst – Creative Director of Chloé

Speaker Gayle King – Co-Host of CBS MORNINGS

Speaker Jens Grede – Co-founder of Skims, FRAME, Brady & Safely.

Speaker Joanna Coles – Chairwoman and CEO of Northern Star Acquisition Companies II-IV

Speaker Khaby Lame – TikTok Star and Content Creator

Speaker Kim Jones OBE – Artistic Director Dior Mens and Artistic Director Fendi Womenswear & Couture

Speaker Lionel Barber – Author, Broadcaster & Editor of the Financial Times (2005 – 2020)

Speaker Lucy Edwards – Youtuber, Content Creator and Journalist

Speaker Malala Yousafzai – Activist

Speaker Magnus Lindkvist – Futurologist & Author

Speaker Michael Frahm – Co-founder of Frahm & Frahm & Director of Blenheim Art Foundation

Speaker Naomi Campbell – Supermodel, Activist & Cultural Innovator

Speaker Peter Carlsson – Founder & CEO of Northvolt

Speaker Rashida Jones – President of MSNBC

Speaker Roham Gharegozlou – Chief Executive Officer, Dapper Labs

Artists 2022

Artist Bavé – Artist

Artist Ella Tiritiello – Artist

Artist GERD – Artist

Artist Haley Bridge – Independent artist & creator

Artist Zikai – Singer and songwriter