Natalia Brzezinski

As the CEO of Brilliant Minds Foundation, an initiative focused on bringing together traditional, long-term business families and the newest disruptors to debate the convergence of humanity and technology. The Brilliant Minds Foundation focuses on scaling Swedish values and shining a light on the innovation ecosystem.

Natalia Brzezinski also serves as CEO for Brilliant Minds annual two-day leadership summit in the creative setting of Stockholm. Because she believes that innovation is borderless and one of the few things everyone can unify around in the post-modern era. She works to connect and activate the new leaders of tomorrow who will be creators, builders and artists, to challenge conventional thinking in business and society, as well as identify new drivers, incentives and components of innovation.

Natalia is an experienced moderator, journalist, and communications strategist focused on building dynamic dialogue across numerous sectors and cultures. She has held cutting-edge roles in the U.S. Senate Press Office for Senator John Kerry, to The Huffington Post, to the U.S. Embassy in Sweden focusing on the intersect of digitalization and diplomacy, innovation and leadership.

Natalia is the host of the podcast series, The Brilliant Minds Podcast, a Spotify original in collaboration. She holds open and honest conversations with leading entrepreneurs, politicians, artists and disruptors that share a passion for leveraging creativity for social impact.

She is a Global-Editor-at-Large at Thrive, the new lifestyle and media platform launched by Arianna Huffington.