Anniken earned her Master of International Marketing Management in 1994 from The Norwegian Business School (Norway), École Supérieure de Commerce de Grenoble (France), and City University Business School in London (UK).
Throughout the years she has added expertise such as Brand Strategy and Management from The Norwegian School of Economics in Bergen, Coaching from The Coaches Training Institute CTI in San Francisco, as well as a CMCT Certification within the area of Influence from Dr. Robert Cialdini.
In 1995 she started working in the Oslo based design- and branding agency Scandinavian Design Group after her studies, and was part of the merger with McCann Worldgroup in the late nineties. During this time, she worked as Senior Account Director and Marketing Director until she left the company to found Dinamo Design in 2001, as part of the Norwegian communication house Dinamo. Today Dinamo Design counts over 25 people, and is one of the leading design/branding agencies in Norway.
In 2011 Anniken moved on to work independently as a consultant and entrepreneur, and founded Norway’s new co-working space, 657 Oslo, in 2012 – housing more than 50 people from various industries.
She has been working as an executive board member/director in various companies over several years, and is also a guest speaker at The Norwegian Business School, The Oslo School of Management, The Oslo School of Architecture and Design, Oslo National Academy of The Arts, and London Business School.
Anniken is a well-renowned facilitator and advisor for organizations and individuals, and leads both workshops and processes in communication and influence, as well as in change processes for organizations.
What Dr. Cialdini says about Anniken:
“In front of a group Anniken is absolutely disarming, breaking down barriers and resistance immediately. But, the warm personal style that produces this audience response is hardly the whole package. In addition, she brings impressive levels of understanding and insight into any teaching/training setting.”
—Dr. Robert Cialdini,
New York Times Business Best Seller Author, CEO, and President of INFLUENCE AT WORK
What others are saying about Anniken Fjelberg:
“I attended a Power of Persuasion course where Anniken was the lead trainer. The course itself was carried out in an excellent way, and methods learned are very useful. The course was an in-house training for RWE Dea Norge, and we can strongly recommend it to other companies.”
—Knut Bråten, Strategy advisor, RWE Dea Norway
“Anniken is a true professional and wonderful to work with. You can use her for any marketing related topic and rest assured that she will not disappoint you – either in delivery or in timing. Her very warm personality makes her a trusted ambassador for your project.”
—Anne Gro Gulla, Vice President Marketing Communications, Telenor Group
“Anniken is very professional, passionate about her work and an exceptional leader. She manages the balance between people skills and financial results, creativity and structure, long term strategy and short term action. With her experience as a founder and CEO of a successful design company, she is a role model for other entrepreneurs as well as managers.”
—Anne H. Worsøe, Director,
Innovation Norway, San Francisco
“Anniken is incredibly quick to see possibilities and set a creative, positive tone in meetings! She is both very observant and she is highly communicative. Being a professional, experienced consultant, she excels in helping to focus and expand solutions to make them stand out. For example, as external evaluator of our student innovation teams’ new service concepts, she offered really good questions and constructive feedback to advance business ideas.”
—Birgit Helene Jevnaker,
Associate professor, The Norwegian Business School
“I have had the pleasure of working with Anniken on numerous occasions and in different companies. Anniken always shows great professionalism, in-depth understanding of business drives and she actively seeks solutions to improve results and drive sales. She is a positive, extrovert partner to work with. We cooperated on a long-term strategic project, and the results that Anniken secured – with my colleagues and her team – has been greatly appreciated, and most importantly has increased our sales and delivered upon expectations. It is always a pleasure to work with Anniken. She is creative and structured, has outstanding relationship skills and is very good at understanding underlying business drivers.”
Director, Taceda Nycomed