SACC Austin

Austin is the capital of Texas. The city is not only at the cutting edge of the Energy, IT and Software industries, but also highly ranked in terms of well-being and quality of life.

Austin combines favorable conditions for entrepreneur­ship, creativity and innovation and has been acknowl­edged:

  • The number 1 US city for job creation (Forbes 5/1 2012).
  • The city with the best economic recovery, in all of the US and Europe, after the 2008 economic downturn (London School of Economics and Political Science with Deutsche Bank Research).
  • Hottest startup scene in the US (Entrepreneur.com 7/15 2013)

The more than 800 000 Austinites share a pride in the city’s unique character, which is summed up by the slogan “Keep Austin Weird”.

Some would say that the city’s strengths come from low tax rates, interesting business clusters and a world class university providing companies with skillful young professionals. Others would mention the rapidly grow­ing creative sector with companies operating within the music, game and digital media industries.

The largest annual SACC event in Austin takes place during the SXSW festival. On a rooftop patio on 6th street in the heart of downtown Austin we have a great variety of music and interactive events attended by over 500 people from Sweden and USA each year.

About SACC-Austin

SACC-Austin Board and Staff

Henrik

Henrik Johansson
Chairman

Profession: Co-founder and CEO, Boundless Network

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Niklas Syk Niklas Syk
Treasurer

Profession: Sales Operations Analyst, Spreadfast

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Magnus Leijon
Board Member

Profession: Entrepreneur

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Scott Williams
Board Member

Profession: Co-founder, William & Paris Inc.

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Anders Stenkvist
Board Member

Profession: Program Manager, Ericsson ASIC Design Center 

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Johan Andersson
Board Member

Profession: Recruiting Manager, IT Search, Robert Half Technology

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Maria McNicol
Board Member

Profession: A&D Sales Manager, Kinnarps USA & Scandinavian Spaces

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  Mollie Silverhjelm
Board Member

Profession: Marketing Manager, Kinnarps USA & Scandinavian Spaces

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  Kristofer Eriksson
Board Member

Profession: Business Operations Analyst, E.ON Climate & Renewables North America

Hanna Wedin

Hanna Arnby Wedin
Board Member

Profession: Sales & Change Manager

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Andreas Drakenberg
Marketing & Event Intern 

Profession: Marketing Trainee, Boundless Network

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