At the general meeting held on Monday, June 7th, 2021, Sahra-Josephine Hjorth, CEO and co-founder of CanopyLAB was elected as Vice-Chairman of the Board of DI Digital, which is DI’s industry community for IT, telecommunications, electronics, robotics, and media companies.
“I am proud to represent the SME-, startup- and scaleup segment, which are essential parties in the recovery of the Danish economy after the COVID-19 pandemic. We are the catalysts of the digitalization of Denmark. I am interested in how we get the new Danish IT companies to stay in Denmark as they scale, how we facilitate that they create jobs in Denmark and ultimately IPO in Denmark.
“I am excited to make a difference in this role. My key issues are increasing digitalization with people and problem-solving at the center of innovation. I am passionate about establishing greater trust between the IT industry, Danish politicians and citizens, ”says Sahra-Josephine Hjorth.
Sahra-Josephine Hjorth will take over as Vice-Chairman of DI Digital’s Board of Directors with immediate effect, where the chairmanship also consists of André Stelsig Rogaczewski, CEO, Netcompany A / S (Chairman) and Bo Lybæk, CEO, GPV International A / S (Vice-Chairman).
CanopyLAB is a Danish EdTech company founded in 2015. Our vision is to change the way we learn with a focus on virtual learning environments, social media, and the individual. CanopyLAB currently serves over 200 companies and educational institutions in more than 20 different countries with virtual and hybrid learning experiences. In 2020, we were recognized by Elearning Industry on their prestigious list of top Learning Management Systems (LMS) and Learning Experience Platforms (LXP) in the Customer Service and Learning Experience categories.
About the Confederation of Danish Industry
The Confederation of Danish Industry – DI – is Denmark’s largest, most representative, and most influential business and employers’ organization, covering manufacturing as well as service industries across sectors such as transport, energy, IT, health, trade, and professional services. Over 18,000 companies have chosen to join the DI community. From small entrepreneurs to large global companies.