Siri Skøien is the Founder and Managing Director of Comlight AS, a Norwegian company that has patented and launched a unique environment-friendly outdoor lighting technology onto the global market. Comlight developed ’motion sensing lighting,’ a sensor controlled lighting system which is automatically activated when movement is detected. Comlight was established in 2007 and has won several prizes for innovation and received significant media attention. Siri Skøien trained at the BI Norwegian Business School, specialising in company development and entrepreneurship. She is passionate about innovation, and has previously worked on innovation processes in other international companies.
In 2012, Siri Skøien won the prestigious “Female Entrepreneur of the Year” prize, which is awarded by the Norwegian Ministry of Trade and Industry.