Giedre Malinauskaite is the Vice President of Marketing and Communications at Cognite and is responsible for developing Cognite’s brand globally through events, thought leadership, and strategic communications. In her two years at Cognite, Ms. Malinauskaite and the team she has built have taken the industry by storm through innovative marketing approaches in what is often considered a conservative industry, turning Cognite into one of the most recognized technology brands in Norway. She started her career in the industry nearly 10 years ago and has held various roles within strategic marketing, branding, and communications, and served in a number of roles in industry organizations such as the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE). In 2019, she was named one of the top young management talents in Norway by E24, one of the country’s leading business publications. Ms. Malinauskaite holds a bachelor’s degree in management and business administration from Kaunas University of Technology and is a graduate of the Bergen-based executive education program in design thinking.