The Founders



Klara Adolphson, co-founder of Decoding X, is an expert and Senior Advisor on Innovation, Digital Leadership and Transformation. Klara is an educated Kaospilot, faculty at Hyper Island (often referred to as Digital Harvard) and the author of two books on change and leadership. She founded the yearly award “The Female Leaders of the Future” in Sweden which has grown into one of the key talent appreciation initiatives in Sweden. Klara is the former Managing Director of the digital design agency Doberman and former Head of Innovation Management Department at the Swedish Innovation state agency Vinnova.



Claudia Olsson, co-founder of Decoding X, is the CEO and founder of Exponential AB. She has been appointed a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, the Leader of the Year in Sweden and has served as Associate Faculty at Singularity University. Claudia Olsson is a world-renowned expert on technology development for business and society. She has been appointed a European David Rockefeller Fellow at the Trilateral Commission, and has served as Senior Advisor to the Council of Strategic Analysis at the Foreign Ministry in Sweden. Claudia Olsson’s website: