As management trainees at IKEA we get the amazing opportunity to live with the founder of IKEA, Ingvar Kamprad, for no less than 7 weeks during our trainee year. But it doesn’t come for free. Very long days and high demands on personal development.
Rebecca Ahlstrand is a Swedish leader driven by a curiosity for tech and how it can be used to improve quality of life for people! She enjoys learning about space, physics, AI, and psychology, and gets her energy from empowering networks, mentorships, traveling, and discussing ideas and concepts.
Her degree is in IT engineering from KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. She's currently Scrum Master in IT Operations at the IKEA Group, leading roadmap activities to improve operational efficiency in over 600 IT solutions running 24/7 to ensure operations globally for IKEA.
Rebecca has lived in Beijing, Shanghai, Bournemouth, Shenzhen, Singapore and Stockholm, and is currently based in Helsingborg with 200 traveling days per year.