Sofie Hvitved

head of media Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies

Sofie Hvitved is a Futurist and Head of Media at the Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies, where she is currently working on the future of the Metaverse and how it will affect our lives and businesses. She is strongly engaged in the intersection between media, technology and entertainment and has a solid strategic background in the media industry, among others in DR (Danish Broadcasting Corporation). She is also a member of the Danish Media Board under the Minister of Culture. She has lived and worked in various cities around the world in Europe and South America, and is currently living in Copenhagen. She has an MA in Media Studies from Aarhus University, Denmark.

The Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies is an independent, nonprofit futures think tank founded in 1969. CIFS's purpose is to equip and inspire individuals and organisations to act on the future today for the betterment of society. The institute is a globally engaged organisation working across the public, private, civic, and academic sectors.

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