The Future of Work

Tech Circle #7 (2)
[update 15 June – event is fully booked and the registration is closed]

We have the pleasure of inviting you to our event, “The Future of Work” hosted by NBAS (Norwegian Business Association Singapore). This edition of the Tech Circle-series is a hosted as a cross-chamber partnership with EuroCham, Italian Chamber of Commerce in Singapore, CEEC Singapore, Swedish Chamber of Commerce Singapore, DutchCham Singapore, Danish business Association Singapore, Irish Chamber of Commerce Singapore, SwissCham Singapore and SpanishCham Singapore. A warm thanks to our sponsor Careera.


About the event:

We aim to discover and discuss trends and transformations in the workplace. We’ll dive into topics like recruitment, optimal team building, the impact of AI, flexible work arrangements, remote collaboration, virtual teams, learning, work-life balance, and sustainability.


There is a bar where you can buy drinks and snacks. The event is an excellent opportunity to network with like-minded professionals. Connect with new faces, share ideas, and expand your professional circle while discussing the future of work!


Please note that there is limited seating available for up to 50 people, and it’s first come, first served. Update
[update 15 June – event is fully booked and the registration is closed]



6:00 pmNetworking
6.20 pmWelcome, Leonard Stornes, President of NBAS
6.25 pmThe Future of Hiring and Getting Hired, Erik Ingvoldstad, Careera
6.55Panel: The Future of Work
Dr. Rashimah Rajah, NUS Business School
Trisha McDonald,  Microsoft
Erik Ingvoldstad,  Careera
Mario Jacober, Zurich Insurance Company Ltd
Leong Yeng Wai (moderator), Hyper Island
7.40 pmNetworking, discussions
8.00 pmAppreciation, Event closes, Anders Hegre, Executive Director, NBAS


Our Experts

Dr Rashimah Rajah

Dr. Rashimah Rajah, National University of Singapore

Dr. Rashimah Rajah, a PhD holder in Business Management from NUS, is focusing on job connectedness, positive psychology, and emotionality in leadership. She conducted research on the future of work for the World Economic Forum.

Erik I

Erik Ingvoldstad, CEO and Co-founder, Careera

Erik Ingvoldstad is an entrepreneur, creative force, and global innovator. He has expertise in copywriting, creative direction, digital design, and user experience. Founder of Careera, a groundbreaking recruitment platform reshaping the future of hiring.

Trisha Mc Donald

Trisha McDonald,  Regional Leader, Cloud Operations + Innovation Communities, Microsoft 

Trisha McDonald is an experienced leader in sales, marketing, and operations. Passionate about business strategy and corporate social responsibility. Advocate for inclusion and empowering women in business and tech

Yeng Wai

Yeng Wai Leong, Director Master’s Programme Director, Hyper Island

Yeng Wai Leong is a lifelong learner, educator, and advocate of human-digital-behavioral sciences. Master in Digital Management from Hyper Island. Experienced in product management, digital transformation, and innovation.

Mario Jacober (002)

Mario Jacober, Regional Head of HR Ops & Tech, APAC. Zurich Insurance Company Ltd.

Mario Jacober is a seasoned HR Technology Business Partner with over 15 years of experience in international and cross-functional settings. He has a solid track record of successfully implementing large-scale global HR programs and driving digital transformation initiatives. He places strong emphasis on human-centric design principles and adopting strategies that are centered around skill-based approaches.