Carolina Dybeck Happe

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer


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Speaker Bio

Carolina Dybeck Happe is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of GE. As CFO, she is responsible for leading GE’s overall financial strategy and global finance organization and was a driving force behind the company’s planned transformation into three industry-leading, global investment-grade public companies, in the critical sectors of healthcare, energy and aerospace. Her efforts were critical to the Company’s $100 billion debt reduction, its successful spin off of GE Healthcare and earnings growth exceeding 50% in 2022. She also leads the company’s core Digital Technology function and is an executive sponsor of GE’s women’s network. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Ericsson and previously served as a director of Schneider Electric and E.on.

Prior to joining GE, Carolina was Chief Financial Officer at Maersk, where she executed a substantial deleveraging plan and reshaped the company’s portfolio to deliver more profitable growth. She also spent 16 years at Assa Abloy, including seven as Chief Financial Officer during which the company delivered total shareholder return of 170 percent, and she played a key role in leading both finance and technology to transform the company into a global, digitally enabled leader. Carolina has lived in seven different countries and speaks four languages.

Speaker Sessions


The Future of Technology – A CFO’s Perspective

30 mins
  • Track - new-frontiers
  • Non-Technical
  • Carolina Dybeck Happe

    Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer


Every industry has become a tech industry. Companies in any sector that embrace digitization and innovation see its positive impact on business strategy. Women in tech have the opportunity to change the way leaders think about and use technology.

The Why: This session will outline how to successfully innovate from the perspective of a CFO who was responsible for leading digital transformations at large, complex companies where driving change can be challenging.

Key Takeaways:

  • How to get better results from your digital transformation
  • Why technology has to be central to every company’s business strategy and decision making
  • How you can help leaders utilize digitization to tackle opportunities in a digital world

This session is for… you if you would like to hear about how to get business leaders who are not tech experts to buy into digitalization with enough conviction and resources to drive meaningful and impactful change.

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