Therese Gedda inspirational speaker
Therese Gedda inspirational speaker

Therese Gedda

Expert on high performance & the future of work

Speaker Themes

  • The future of work
  • Creating a high-achieving business culture
  • Designing a thriving startup culture
  • Achieving greatness with lifestyle design
  • The future of learning
  • Entrepreneurship

Travels from

New York, USA


Therése Gedda is an internationally recognised thought leader and keynote speaker on the future of work, business culture, workplace engagement, entrepreneurship, and the high achiever mindset.

A highly skilled serial entrepreneur with more than a decade of unparalleled accomplishments, she was named by Nordic 100 as one of the most influential and impactful people from the Nordics. She has also received the prestigious innovation award, SKAPA, in memory of Alfred Nobel. 

For 17 years, Therése has inspired over 30,000 people in over 10 countries. She has engaged with audiences of 5 to 5000 people at conferences such as TEDx, Web Summit and TNW, as well as invitation-only events organised by Apple and LVMH. She’s graced stages in cities including New York City, San Francisco, London, Paris, Venice, Lisbon, Stockholm, Barcelona, Boston, Amsterdam, Helsinki, Dublin and Toronto.

At the age of 17, Therése started her first management consultancy, and for 17 years, she has supported thousands of founders, management teams and executives. At the age of 21, she became a guest lecturer at the Stockholm School of Economics and the Royal Institute of Technology. After more than a decade as a performance and achievement coach, startup advisor and keynote speaker, Therése founded 30minMBA – the award-winning company dedicated to supporting companies in re-imagining their workplaces through the philosophy of the future of work.


Therése is renowned worldwide for her powerful, inspirational performances. While everyone else is focused on technology in the future of work, Therése’s focus is on empowering companies and high achievers to thrive in the context of disruptive changes in the workplace. Her message is clear: it’s time to put people first!

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