Hello, I am Heidi Harman, a board professional, tech advisor, investor, and UX researcher. Currently, I reside in Sweden and work at Athanase Innovation as a board member, due diligence and technical investment advisor. I am also on the board of Sistris, a music app.
I also hold a board member position at ProgressData.io, a SaaS (software as a service) for measuring DEI data (Diversity, inclusion, and intersectionality) in a research-based manner (based on Harvard & Stockholm School of Economy research).
Previously I co-built a UX research software company @lookback in San Francisco with clients like Facebook, Google, and Ebay, @scrive (electronic signatures, exit in 2011), international speaker and founder at GeekGirlMeetup in Sweden and London.
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Heidi Harman is a tech entrepreneur, board professional advisor, UX researcher and business developer. Currently, Heidi resides in Sweden and works at Athanase Innovation as a board professional and technical investment advisor. Heidi also holds a board member position at ProgressData.io, a DEI (Diversity, inclusion, and intersectionality) data SAAS (Software as a service).
At the podcast “HOW – the pod” Heidi picked the brains of change-makers in tech and society.
Previously, she has worked with startups in London, San Francisco, and Stockholm where she resides today. Heidi is an ILVP Alumni (a US State Department program for international women in STEM).
Founded RunAlong.se (2008-2011), was an owner at Scrive electronic signatures (Exited 2011) co-founded GeekGirlMeetup.com (2008-current), and later Director of UX Researcher at Lookback.io in San Francisco (2014-2016).
With a BA in Creative Business Design from the Kaospilots in Denmark and over ten years in the Stockholm, London, and San Franciscan creative environment with both commercial-, and government web projects and start-up ventures before starting her own companies. Heidi has also studied programming/development at KTH.
She founded the longest-standing female tech network in Sweden, GeekGirl Meetup, a network for women in STEM, code, design, and startups, which now has chapters in 17 countries. Ms. Harman has been awarded as an “Innovative and Trailblazing Role Model of the Decade” by the Women’s Economic Forum and has been a speaker at several events, such as the Stockholm School of Economics Executive Education, General Assembly London, Spotify and TEDxYouth.