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Spotlight

– live intimate interviews with SEB experts on SEB Career Instagram

– live intimate interviews with SEB experts on SEB Career Instagram

Last Thursday of every month at 16.00 CET

SEB Spotlight is a series of live interviews on SEB Career Instagram taking place the last Thursday every month at 16.00 CET during which you have the chance to ask questions to our guest in the live feed.

The purpose is to provide engaging perspectives on work life at SEB, different career opportunities, and the bank's important role in society. We hope you will join us to ask your burning questions, since it’s a great way to satisfy your curiosity about the financial industry!

Martina Wallenberg, Head of Open Banking, and Otto Florestedt, Advisor to the Head of Transaction Services, are the moderators and start every session by asking a few questions to the guests to put them on the spot. 

To watch SEB Spotlight live, please follow SEB Career on InstagramYou will receive a notification before the event starts. In addition to the live broadcasts, in SEB Career you will find exciting employee stories from around the world and local Employer Branding-posts from the bank's different sites.

Upcoming episodes:

30 September, Mia Hamstedt – Inclusion & Diversity

Our September Spotlight features Mia Hamstedt, Chief Inclusion & Diversity Officer, who will talk about why inclusion and diversity are critical topics for SEB and what we’re doing about them. We’ll ask her about challenges we’re facing, the financial industry’s reputation, and solutions for the present and future. Tune in live to ask your own questions!

28 October, Gabriel Lundström – Sustainability and SEB’s Trainee Programme

Our October Spotlight features Gabriel Lundström, Sustainability Manager, who will talk about Sustainability and his personal journey at SEB from Trainee to now. With Sustainability becoming one of, if not the most important topic facing the financial industry, we’ll ask Gabriel about what he works with, how SEB is building sustainability into everything he does, and why he has stayed at SEB since he first joined as part of our International Trainee Programme. Tune in live to ask your own questions!

25 November, Anna Grandt – Digitalisation and SEB’s Trainee Program

Our November Spotlight features Anna Grandt, Head of Digital Experience and Innovation, who will talk about digitalisation and what that means within the financial industry. We’ll ask her about transformation in the industry, what innovation looks like at SEB, and what her journey has looked like since her start with SEB as a Trainee. Tune in live to ask your own questions!

15 December, Johan Torgeby – A Journey to CEO

Our December Spotlight, the grand finale of 2021, features our CEO, Johan Torgeby. Having achieved huge success in his career, Johan joins us for a candid look back at his journey from Lund University to the top executive at a large global bank. Tune in live to ask your own questions!

Watch our previous episodes: 

Thursday, June 24

Meet the Director of SEB Innovation Lab, Adam Österman. SEB's Innovation Lab gives our employees the possibility to work on their ideas and create new solutions for our customers. How does a work day in SEB’s Innovation Lab look like? How do you define “Innovation”? How did you end up in the Innovation Lab?

Watch the episode

Thursday, May 27

In recognition of Diversity Month in collaboration with Diversity Charter, we are focusing our May Spotlight event on Paula da Silva, our Global Head of Transaction Services. As one of our top managers who has worked all over the world during an extensive career at SEB, she has great perspective on the diverse, international scope of SEB, positive changes that are occurring, and the challenges we still face. What does diversity mean to you personally, and why is it important? What can be done to encourage more women to join the industry? Ask your burning questions directly to Paula.

Watch the episode

Thursday, April 29

Meet our new Global Head of Marketing and Communication Karin Lepasoon, also member of the SEB Group Executive Committee. Karin started in SEB in November last year and had before that a similar role at the energy company Vattenfall and a lengthy experience working with communications at large companies. “I have always worked with some type of journey of change in the companies where I have been.”

Listen in to learn more about Karins background, what attracted her to SEB and her first impressions of the bank. Why did you choose SEB? How is the communications landscape changing in a digital world? What will the marketing and communication at SEB look like in the future? Ask your burning questions directly to Karin!

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Thursday, March 25

What drives cybercriminals? What are their methods and goals? Questions like these make Ulf Larsson, Group Chief Security Architect at SEB Technology, go to work in the morning. In recent years, he has seen a clear trend in that cyberattacks not only occurs more often; they also create more damage compared to earlier. Listen in and ask your questions directly to Ulf.

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Thursday, March 11

Watch our extra episode of Spotlight taking place the same week as International Women Day!

We have the honor to welcome Belgin Alalinli who works as Head of Entrepreneurs and Start Ups at SEB and has encouraged numerous young talents and especially women to become entrepreneurs.

How do I do to start up my own company? How could SEB help? What's the most common mistakes?

Watch the episode

Thursday, February 25

On February 25, we welcome our Chief Data Scientist Salla Franzén, for an intimate interview.

What is the latest within AI? What does a Chief Data Scientist actually do?

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Thursday, January 28

In the very first episode on January 28, we have the honor to welcome SEB’s Global Head of Talent Acquisition, Sam Joukhadar, as our guest. 

What is the most important thing to think about when applying for a job? What makes you stand out?

Watch the first episode