Pilla Leitner


Pilla Leitner



Have fun! Learn! Make a Difference!

Makers are sprouting up all over Norway. Pilla is in Bergen, Norway, and helping enthusiasts to build a Makerspace here, to join folks in Stavanger, Oslo, Trondheim, and others just starting up.

Pilla’s background is Process Engineering, having spent her career making things. She has led process improvement teams at semiconductor companies, at Boeing, and at Schlumberger.

Now she’s retired and making things just for the fun of it!

How did you end up joining the #maker movement?

What do you most value in the innovation/maker environment?

What’s the maker movement outlook in your country?

In your opinion, what features in your city/destination/country is more appealing to an innovation-oriented crowd?

You seem to have been able to create such a nurturing environment around your FabLab/makerspace/hackerspace in (your country). What does your audience look like? Who do you mainly target – students, inventors, or… ?

What do you consider your greatest goal as EMW’s Ambassador?

What kind of events are you planning to organize during the EMW?