Jim Snabe

Chairman, Siemens and Northvolt
Jim Snabe leads innovative companies accelerating the decarbonization of the world.

Why you should listen

Jim Snabe is the chairman of German manufacturing conglomerate Siemens and Swedish battery developer Northvolt. He has 25 years of experience in the technology industry, having started at the enterprise software company SAP AG in 1990.
Snabe is also a member of the World Economic Forum’s Board of Trustees, an adjunct professor at Copenhagen Business School and the former chairman of Danish shipping company Maersk. He has co-authored two books on tech and leadership: Dreams and Details and Tech For Life: Putting Trust Back in Technology.

Jim Snabe’s TED talks

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Live from TED Countdown Summit 2023

Magnitude: Notes from Session 4 of TED Countdown Summit 2023

July 13, 2023

To rise to the challenge of climate change, we need big, bold, gigaton-scale solutions. Session 4 of TED Countdown Summit 2023 focused on the clean technologies that need to scale fast — and made space for ideas on radical climate leadership, the use of art for environmental activism and the push for climate-friendly alternatives to […]

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