Find your mentor

SEA has a lot of talented business mentors ready to help you take you business project to the next level. On this page you can read about them and their talents, and get a feel of what they can do for you.

Aalborg Mentors - A-D

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    Allan Gaarde

    Gaarde & Trier - self employed
    Expertise: Organization and Leadership, Media and Communication, HR and Employer-branding.

    Allan Gaarde

    Gaarde & Trier - self employed

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has launched 4 companies like Pretty Ink Publishing, Relay, Flowswitch.

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    Professional sports/ experience economy, communication

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Asking the right questions, creating structure in chaos, open a door to top-international network

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

    Organization and Leadership, Media and Communication, HR and Employer-branding

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

    51-200 employees.

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    Anders Mølgaard Hansen

    CEO at Ajstemp Consult ApS
    Expertise: IT and Technology, Consulting, IT

    Anders Mølgaard Hansen

    CEO at Ajstemp Consult ApS

    LinkedIn profile

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    Formal education: B.Sc. IT. (Computer Engineering) at AAU. Certified SCRUM Master. For many years I have been employed as a software developer at various organizations, and for the last 10+ years I have been self-employed as an IT consultant.

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    IT systems architecture and software development know-how. Choosing the best software development methodologies and team setup for a given project. Help answering IT related questions like how to do privacy/security by design, testing, build for the Cloud, getting and staying operational.

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    IT and Technology, Consulting, IT

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    Anders Skotlander

    CEO at Skotlander Rum
    Expertise: Innovation and Business Development, IT and Technology, Organization and Leadership.

    Anders Skotlander

    CEO at Skotlander Rum

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has launched the 7 companies:Oscar Film, Skotlander Rum, Herbie Gin, Queens Of Denmark, Korridoren, Nordic Spirits, Great Dane Rum, Oh Deer Tonic

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    Brand owner (Skotlander Rum, Herbie Gin, Queens Of Denmark, Great Dane Rum. Oh Deer Tonic) and co-founder of Nordic Spirits (liquor distribution and wholesale in Denmark). 18 years experience with content production and online projects in Oscar Film.

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Marketing and business strategy.

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Business Development, Design and Innovation, Entrepreneurship

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

    1-10 employees

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    BO CHRISTENSEN

    CEO at Life Science Innovation North Denmark
    Expertise: Business development, Design & Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Business, Marketing & Sales, Organization & Leadership, Startups

    BO CHRISTENSEN

    CEO AT LIFE SCIENCE INNOVATION NORTH DENMARK

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has aided in the startup of 15+ companies.

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    Experienced and creative entrepreneur. I have co-founded two technology start-ups and hold several years working experience and leadership from companies in the global marketing and advertising industry.

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Focus, KPIs, stakeholder coverage, reporting models, personal sparring, investor search

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Business development, Design & Innovation, Entrepreneurship,  Innovation & Business, Marketing & Sales, Organization & Leadership, Startups

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

    11-50 employees

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    BRIAN BONDE ANDERSEN

    Previously Finance manager at Danish Laser Technologies
    Expertise: Business law, Finance & Investment, HR & Employer-branding, Organization & Leadership, Sales & Relations Management, Banking & Finance

    Brian Bonde Andersen

    Currently on a leave in Australia, but eager to mentor startups!

    LinkedIn profile

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    I have worked as leader in several companies with up to 50 people within my leadership. In my last to positions as finance manager and Administration manager, I have been a part of the companies management team. For now I live in Melbourne, Australia, but I will return to Denmark in start december. I am also a member of Mensa Denmark.

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Knowledge of full supply chain, finance management, Human resource management, GDPR, board meetings. I have a M.Sc. in Business Administration and Business Law and a Executive MBA. Both from Aalborg University.

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Business law, Finance & Investment, HR & Employer-branding, Organization & Leadership, Sales & Relations Management, Banking & Finance

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

    11-50 employees

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    BRITT ZIWES

    Entrepreneur
    Marketing and Sales, Media and Communication, Organization and Leadership.

    Britt Ziwes

    Entrepreneur

    Kontor-Yoga, Prana-Yoga, Senior-Yoga

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has launched 3 companies. 

     

    Professional background

    Jeg har lige haft 10 års jubilæum med mit lille yoga-empirium, som har klaret sig udmærket, udtrykt på godt jysk. Udover at være yogalærer, har jeg også en folkeskolelæreruddannelse og en kandidat i kommunikation fra AAU. Grundstenen i mine kompetencer er undervisning og formidling. Jeg har været meget engageret i Aalborgs iværksætterkultur og vil meget gerne hjælpe nye, seje startups godt på vej.

     

    Primary contributions

    Det er nemt for mig at se, hvor der for få midler kan optimeres, om det så er på firmanavn, slogan, visuel identitet, opbygning af hjemmeside, prissætning, kundeservice osv. Jeg har øje for detaljerne og det er de små ting, der gør en kæmpe forskel.

     

    Key areas of expertise

    Marketing and Sales, Media and Communication, Organization and Leadership. 

     

    KEY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

    Media/Communications.

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    Brian Martin Nielsen

    CEO at ALL CAPS
    Expertise: Game Development / Investment / Publishing, Design and Innovation, Entrepreneurship

    Brian Martin Nielsen

    CEO at ALL CAPS

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has helped launched: What the Block and ALL CAPS
     

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    Bachelors in Medialogy, Masters in Interactive Digital Media. Started ALL CAPS in 2013 with an investment by showing off a project made while attending University. I have worked with Apple, Google, Sony, Microsoft, Salling, GsGroup and more. Have had partnerships in the US, China, Russia, Israel and more places.

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    - Help with navigating and finding an investor.
    - Help ensuring your project is a good fit for either mobile, pc or console market.
    - Help with PR strategy and knowledge about user acquisition.
    - Help make your pitch the best it can be.
    - Have contacts for both the national and international market.

     

    Top 3 domain expertise:

    1. Game Development / Investment / Publishing
    2. Design and Innovation
    3. Entrepreneurship

     

    Industry branches of interest

    Games and gamification, Impact, Software, VR/AR

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

    1-10 employees.

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    CARSTEN BRINCH LARSEN

    Intrapreneur.
    Business Development, Design and Innovation, IT and Technology, Innovation and Business Development, IT and Start-ups.

    Carsten Brinch Larsen

    Founder

    I have started a company with a colleague by May 1. Before that I have been part of several intrepreneurial setups in LEGO where we have built new products

    LinkedIn profile

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    • I have been working 14 years in LEGO and have always been working with product, technology and business development where my passion for creativity, play and learning has been strengthened
    • I have always enjoyed working with people and have prioritized succeeding together over personal fame and recognition, which I believe is critical to create business development
    • I have been heading up technology groups with the focus on technologies which bridges digital and physical experiences

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    I can help teams build strong plans for their product development
    I have a lot of experience with vendor selection and management and in general working with partners
    Some of my strengths are to be able to rapidly synthesize and adapt to new circumstance

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Business Development, Design and Innovation, IT and Technology, Innovation and Business Development, IT and Start-up

     


    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

    11-50 employees

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    CASPER GERNER MIKKELSEN

    Management consultant / Founder
    Business Development, Sales and Relations Management, Organization and Leadership.

    Casper Gerner Mikkelsen

    Management Consultant / Founder

    Casper Gerner Consulting

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has launched the company Casper Gerner Consulting. 

     

    Professional background

    15 years in business development, channel sales, and consulting within the software industry. Specialist in internationalization through strategic partners and resellers, and in developing sales organizations through strategy, culture, and systems.

     

    Primary contributions

    Evaluation of business models and business plans, and Go-to-market strategies.

     

    Key areas of expertise

    Business Development, Sales and Relations Management, Organization and Leadership.

     

    KEY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

    IT, Pharma/Healthcare/Medico, Public Institutions.

     

    Leadership experience

    1-10 employees.

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    Camilla Ståhl

    Director, Search and Evaluate, GLobal Drug Discovery at Novo Nordisk
    Expertise: Innovation and Business Development, Marketing and Sales, Organization and Leadership, Project Management, Pharma/Healthcare/Medico

    Camilla Ståhl

    Director, Search and Evaluate, GLobal Drug Discovery at Novo Nordisk

    LinkedIn profile

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    Broad commercial, strategic and scientific experience from mid-size and large pharma. International experience from working abroad.

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Network within metabolic disease, understanding innovation needs within pharmaceutical industry, IP rights (composition of matter)

     

    expertise AREAs:

    Innovation and Business Development, Marketing and Sales, Organization and Leadership, Project Management,  Pharma/Healthcare/Medico

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    Christina Yding Hahn Elgaard

    Entrepreneur
    Organization and Leadership, Sales and Relations Management. IT

    Christina Yding Hahn Elgaard

    Entrepreneur

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has launched the 3 companies: Erfaland ApS and FieldSense A/S.

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    I am an entrepreneur working to promote smart and economically viable farming technologies. Every day I work as an investor in the IT company FieldSense A / S and have initiated several digital initiatives in the agricultural industry. I am well versed in economics and am co-owner of the medium-sized agricultural company Kallestrupgaard I/S.

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

     - Strategy and business development with a focus on the company's digital strategy
    - Innovation and disruption with a focus on building value in the company
    - Marketing and sales management with a focus on increasing the company's growth
    - Digitization with a focus on ensuring an economically profitable operation of the company

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Organization and Leadership, Sales and Relations Management. IT

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

    1-10 employees

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    Christopher Baadsgaard

    CEO at Debito Aps
    Innovation and Business Development, Entrepreneurship, IT and Technology

    Christoffer Baadsgaard

    CEO

    Debito ApS

    Contact information:

    mail

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has helped to launch 7 companies incliuding Debito, Enovato, Incube and Fodboldselskabet. 

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    M.Sc. in Medialogy and currently CEO in Debito. I have been starting a few companies, including Fodboldselskabet A/S (CEO), Incube ApS (CEO) and Enovato ApS (CEO).

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Business development - business models, customer development, validation, tech planning, prototypes, etc.

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Innovation and Business Development, Entrepreneurship, IT and Technology. 

     

    KEY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

    Consulting, IT, Start-up.


    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

     1-10 employees.

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    Claus Skaaning

    CEO at DigiShares A/S
    Expertise: Business Development, IT and Software Development, Marketing and Sales

    Claus Skaaning

    CEO at DigiShares

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has launched 4 companies like Dezide, Sales on Tap, Aglance Solutions, DigiShares.

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    Software entrepreneur with focus on AI and blockchain. I have started several companies and mentored many startups.

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    General guidance on going from idea to product-market fit, developing the organization, finding the first customers, and finding investors

     

    Top 3 domain expertise:

    1. Business Development
    2. IT and Software Development
    3. Marketing and Sales

     

    Industry branches of interest

    Energy and Greentech, FinTech, Hardware and technology, Healthcare, Marketplace and eCommerce, Software

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

    11-50 employees.

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    Daniel Borup

    Head of Marketing at chefmade
    Expertise: Marketing and Sales, Entrepreneurship, Service Houses (BtB)

    Daniel Borup

    Head of Marketing at chefmade

    LinkedIn profile

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    I have a M.Sc. in Innovation & Entrepreneurship from Aalborg University and have held positions within marketing at companies like MapsPeople, Microsoft, CompanYoung, and Plecto. As Vice President, Marketing at Plecto, I helped scale the company from Seed to VC, and I'm currently working as Head of Marketing at chefmade. Finally, I have worked on several startups of my own.

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Marketing & Positioning, Lead Generation, Consulting, Business & Innovation, SaaS

     

    Top 3 domain expertise:

    1. Marketing and Sales
    2. Entrepreneurship
    3. Service Houses (BtB)

     

    Industry branches of interest

    Consumer services and devices, Energy and Greentech, FinTech, Hardware and technology, Healthcare, Software

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

    1-10 employees.

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    ERIK AAGAARD

    Sparring partner and mentor
    Design and Innovation, Organization and Leadership, Supply Chain and Procurement.

    Erik Aagaard

    Sparring partner and mentor

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has co-launched 10 companies including Handigood, Sensohive, OBI+, JEWA and Proviido, and is an experienced startup mentor. 

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    Mechanical Engineering, product development, product procurement, market investigation, sales support, business development.

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Assessing the idea and the product/service (potential, validation, procurement, market fit and the phases from actual status to the goals set) Assessing the team behind for potential of personal and business like development. Sparring on business development based on above and the interests of the team behind. 

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Design and Innovation, Organization and Leadership, Supply Chain and Procurement. 

     

    KEY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

    Energy, Production/Manufacturing, Start-up.

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

    11-50 employees.

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    Eggert Nissen

    Head of sales at Cimbria
    Expertise: Marketing and Sales, Business Development, International Relations and Politics.

    Eggert Nissen

    Chief service officer at Airmaster 

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    International sales & goal-oriented approach

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Define unique selling point , find decision-makers at the customer's, strategy suggestions, define and implement realistic goals,​

     

    Top 3 domain expertise:

    1. Marketing and Sales
    2. Business Development
    3. International Relations and Politics

     

    Industry branches of interest

    Consultancy, Energy and Greentech, Hardware and technology, Marketplace and eCommerce, Software

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

     51-200 employees.

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    Ejler Holm

    Director at ELH management & Corporate finace

    Ejler Holm

    Director at ELH mangaement & Corporate finance

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has launched the 5 companies.

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    - Engineering and economical educational background. (Civilingeniør, Civiløkonom)
    - Management experience CEO, CTO, COO. 50 to + 1000 employés
    - Board-/advisory board work (several Chairman funktions) + 25 companies
    - Economy
     

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    - Business modeling and development
    - Product development/ technology
    - Structuring af companies
    - economy and financing
     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Business Development, Design and Innovation, Finance and Investment

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

    200+ employees

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    Erik Møberg

    Senior Director and managment consultant ay Ramboll Management Consulting
    Innovation and Business Development, IT and Technology, Organization and Leadership.

    Erik Møberg

    Senior Director and managment consultant at Ramboll Management Consulting

    LinkedIn profile

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    Management consultant (+20 years) on strategy, business development, digitalization and business transformation.
    Coach and mentor (+10 years) on personal development and leadership. Expierienced member of different boards. 
     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Business model and plans, Stakeholder management, Focusing and prioritization and Scaling

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    IT and Technology, Organization and Leadership, Consulting

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

    51-200 employees

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    FLEMMING SØRENSEN

    CEO at FS Consult ApS
    Business Development, Marketing and Sales, Organization and Leadership

    flemming sørensen

    CEO AT fs cONSULT aPS

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has launched: AV Center Denmark, Minitech Broadcast Rental, AMASS Datahub ApS, Tösti Sportswear ApS

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    For the past 30 years, I have worked with management in many different contexts.
    In my leadership role, I go a lot up in integrity, where I am also able to show a great deal of empathy for my fellow human beings. I have gained a good human knowledge which makes it easy for me to collaborate across the departments of an organization.

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    I have many years of experience in business development, which is also one of my biggest interests. My focus is on leveraging digital business models to create growth and new sources of revenue. Here it is particularly essential for me that strategies can be formulated in practice. The most important thing for me in my business development work is that it provides value to both people, customers and employees.
     

    Top 3 domain expertise:

    1. Business Development
    2. Marketing and Sales
    3. Organization and Leadership
     

    Industry branches of interest

    Consumer services and devices, FinTech, Hardware and technology, Software, Tourism

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

    11-50 employees.

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    Flemming Eriksen

    Director of Research & Innovation at Liftup A/S
    Expertise: Design and Innovation, Business Development, Organization and Leadership

    Flemming Eriksen

    Director of Research & Innovation at Liftup A/S

    LinkedIn profile

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    Long-time PTA Manager, Entrepreneur in Growth Company (Liftup) + Director for 14 years for Liftup. Self-employed business consultant within strategy and business development, specializing in innovation

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Business models, strategy development, innovation-promoting activities (development) investment.
     

    Top 3 domain expertise:

    1. Design and Innovation
    2. Business Development
    3. Organization and Leadership
     

    Industry branches of interest

    Hardware and technology, Healthcare


    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

    11-50 employees.

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    Flemming Koch

    IT direktør / CIO at Aalborg Universitet
    Expertise: IT and Technology, HR and Employer-branding, Innovation and Business Development

    Flemming Koch

    IT direktør / CIO at Aalborg Universitet

    LinkedIn profile

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    35 years of experience with-in IT and business amongst global companies - now serving as CIO for Aalborg University

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

     

    Business Development, focusing on digital / IT as a significant driver.

     

    expertise Areas:

    IT and Technology, HR and Employer-branding, Innovation and Business Development

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

    200+ employees.

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    HANNE BIRGITTE DALGAARD

    Owner of ConnectGermany
    Expertise: International Relations and Politics, Language and Culture, Marketing and Sales.

    Hanne Birgitte Dalgaard

    Owner of ConnectGermany

    ConnectGermany Aps

    LinkedIn profile

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    As Cand. mag. in German and International Relations I have worked several years with intercultural communication and german. In 2007 I became partner of a larger Real Estate Agency in Berlin WohnLife GmbH. In 2009 I started my own business and a full-service concept for private investors and larger institutions buying real estate in Germany.
    In addition, I work as a consultant in German market communication and as an external examiner at the universities in Denmark.

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    I love startups, developing new ideas and concepts. I have a good eye on international and intercultural issues, especially in german speaking countries, in which I have a large network and many business partners.

     

    Top 3 domain expertise:

    1. Language and Culture
    2. International Relations and Politics
    3. Marketing and Sales.

     

    Industry branches of interest

    Consultancy, Consumer services and devices, Education, Marketplace and eCommerce, Media, Tourism

     

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    HANS A. PEDERSEN

    Project Director at Wind Energy
    Innovation and Business Development, International Relations and Politics, IT and Technology.

    Hans A. Pedersen

    Project Director Wind Energy

    House of Energy

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has helped to launch 3 companies including PointStar, ViewNet, Industrisolar, and is an experienced mentor and board member. 

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    Engineer, HD (A) and eMBA (MMT) with entrepreneurial profile. Have always worked in the interfaces between technology, business creation, product, innovation and customer contact.​

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Results-oriented, intuitive patterns / contexts for understanding the market and overall view.

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Innovation and Business Development, International Relations and Politics, IT and Technology. 

     

    KEY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

    Banking/Finance, Consulting, Energy, IT, Management Consulting, Media/Communications, NGOs & Interest groups, Pharma/Healthcare/Medico, Production/Manufacturing. 

     

    Leadership experience

    51-200 employees.
     

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    HENRIETTE VON PLATEN-HALLERMUND

    Business Coach
    Design and Innovation, IT and Technology, Organization and Leadership.

    Henriette von Platen-Hallermund

    Business Coach

    KPI Business

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has helped to launch 4 companies including KPI Business.

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    Executive MBA (MMT). Management positions in IT and development. Management consultant in PWC, in minor consultant companies and co-owner of a small consultant company.

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Strategy, Change, Leadership, Business model, Project Management.

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Design and Innovation, IT and Technology, Organization and Leadership. 

     

    KEY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

    IT, Management Consulting, Production/Manufacturing.

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

     51-200 employees.

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    HENRIK LUNDUM

    CEO at NOVI A/S
    Accounting and Control, Finance and Investment, HR and Employer-branding, Innovation and Business Development

    Henrik Lundum

    CEO

    NOVI A/S

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has helped to launch 6 companies including Healthcare Danmark, Salus Danmark, Danish Modular Systems, Nordic Health Institute and Family Support.

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    Long trackrecord of ceo positions, Turnarounds and new bizz.

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Business plan, network, Investments, strategy.

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Accounting and Control, Finance and Investment, HR and Employer-branding, Innovation and Business Development, International Relations and Politics, IT and Technology, Organization and Leadership.
     

    KEY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

    Consulting, Pharma/Healthcare/Medico, Retail, Service Houses (BtB), Start-up, Telecommunications, Ministry Of Foreign Affairs & EU, NGOs & Interest groups. 


    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

    200+ employees.

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    Hanne Skovby Overgaard

    Områdeansvarlig ved Business Aalborg/Green Hub Denmark
    Expertise: Organization and Leadership, Project Management, Innovation and Business Development.

    Hanne Skovby Overgaard

    Områdeansvarlig ved Business Aalborg/Green Hub Denmark

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has launched 3 companies like kirk skumteknik, O-consult and EC Power.

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    I am an expert in bridging the gap between different cultures and segments (university, industry, SMEs, utilities and municipalities). I have a considerable network in Denmark, especially within the green sector and international work experience from +15 countries.

    I’m an experienced network organizer and have established a network with 400 actors from university, industry, SMEs, ulitities and municipalities. Focus on facilitating collaboration, dissemination and project development.
     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Business development, business plans and budgets, project development & management, fundraising, strategy and coaching.

     

    expertise Areas:

    Organization and Leadership, Project Management, Innovation and Business Development.

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

    1-10 employees.

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    JAN SKAUG SØRENSEN

    CEO at Hugin Security
    Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Business Development, Business Development.

    Jan Skaug Sørensen

    CEO

    Hugin Security

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has helped launch 9 companies including Norsas (Nordiske Satellit Systemer) Force Electronics, Shark Electronics, Dansk Solvarme, Billig Solenergi, Therma Energy, Saphe. Dansk WiFi, Hugin Security.

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    I have started several companies within development, production and international sales and distribution. Previous experience with EU funding. Many years experience as CEO, boardmember and chairman.     

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    From idea to product/concept launch. Finding the right partners and relevant products for the concept. Get the product / concept to the marked so it can start generating income.

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Business Development, Business Development.

     

    KEY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

    Retail, Service Houses (BtB), Shipping. 
     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

     51-200 employees.

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    JAN ZEBITZ

    Head of aft ship & propeller at MAN
    Business Development, Finance and Investment, Innovation and Business Development.

    Jan Zebitz

    Head of Aft ship & Propeller

    MAN

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has helped launch the 3 companies DEIF Mexico, JZ Marketing, MOJAZ. 

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    MBA in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 15 years in Sales, Marine Engineer, Leader, Board member.

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Innovation, ideas, real life cases, help with investors. 

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Business Development, Finance and Investment, Innovation and Business Development. 

     

    KEY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

    Consulting, Energy, Management Consulting. 

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

     200+ employees.

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    JEANETT KAARE

    Partner at weltklasse reklame + pr
    Expertise: Design and Innovation, Media and Communication, Entrepreneurship

    jeanett kaare

    Partner at weltklasse reklame + pr

    LinkedIn profile

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    In 2005 we startet weltklasse. Ever since I have been working with startup, mentoring, and exploring new ideas.​

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Courage to work with youself. Taking new paths in communication. Using your network.

     

    Top 3 domain expertise:

    1. Design and Innovation
    2. Media and Communication
    3. Entrepreneurship
     

    Industry branches of interest

    Education, Media, Tourism

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

    1-10 employees

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    JENS PETER WEINREICH

    Founder of Eventbuizz
    Innovation & Business, Marketing & Sales, Media & Communication, FMCG, Start-up

    Jens Peter Weinreich

    Founder of Eventbuizz

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has launched the 3 companies: Eventbuizz, ABOUT Mobile, Brandmachine

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    Experienced and creative entrepreneur. I have co-founded two technology start-ups and hold several years working experience and leadership from companies in the global marketing and advertising industry.

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Communication, concept development, sales, marketing and design.

    Currently part of Open Entrepreneurship at Aalborg University aiming to turn world-class research into world-class spinouts. Value is captured connecting experienced entrepreneurs with researchers very early on to explore commercial and innovative opportunities.

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Innovation & Business, Marketing & Sales, Media & Communication, FMCG, Start-up

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

    11-50 employees

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    JESPER ASMUSSEN

    Business consultant at Vestas Menufacturing
    Business Development, IT and Technology, Supply Chain and Procurement.

    Jesper Asmussen

    Business Consultant

    Vestas Manufacturing

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has helped start 3 companies inclusing RecoverIT I/S (Sold in 2009), GetStyling I/S, Freightlane ApS (Sold to Transporteca ApS in 2014).

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    Strong background in supply chain management, and IT based start-ups.

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Strong understanding within logistics, operational excellence, and supply chain management. Support on developing, testing and maturing new business models, especially platform based services.

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Business Development, IT and Technology, Supply Chain and Procurement.

     

    KEY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

    IT, Production/Manufacturing, Shipping.

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

    1-10 employees.

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    JESPER KJÆRSGAARD

    CEO at Eb-Design ApS
    Expertise: Business Development, Entrepreneurship, IT and Software Development

    Jesper Kjærsgaard

    CEO

    EB-Design ApS

    LinkedIn profile
     

    Has helped launch more than 15 companies including LASAT A/S, Mindpass A/S and Enologic A/S. 


    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    Ms. E.E specialized in computer science, Serial intrepreneur (35 years, +15 startups), have through the years hold just about every position in a company, Board Member. My main interest is tech-companies, how to grow them both national and international and make them profitable.
     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    I have extensive knowledge of the startup process and journey to become a profitable company. On top of my technical knowledge, management skills, I have extensive experience in how to create Go-To-Market model, agile business models. Have been through several exits.
     

    Top 3 domain expertise:

    1. Business Development
    2. Entrepreneurship
    3. IT and Software Development
     

    Industry branches of interest

    Consultancy, Consumer services and devices, Education, Energy and Greentech, FinTech, Games and gamification, Hardware and technology, Healthcare, Impact, Marketplace and eCommerce, Media, Retail, Software, Tourism, VR/AR


    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

    51-200 employees.

     

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    JESPER LETH DAMMAND

    Head of innovation at Spar Nord A/S
    Business Development, Innovation and Business Development, Sales and Relations Management.

    Jesper Leth Dammand

    Head of Innovation

    Spar Nord A/S

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has launched 2 companies including MultiMark (CRM) and DIBS. 

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    20 years of experience in payments in the EU - both Cardpayments, mobilepayments and acceptance. Always on the look for an alternative way of doing Things with a disruptive approach.

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Helping startups with strategic views on the payment, banking or related markets. Using own Network to utilize processes and speed to market.

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Business Development, Innovation and Business Development, Sales and Relations Management. 

     

    KEY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

    Banking/Finance, Consulting, Start-up.

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

    1-10 employees.

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    JESPER LINDGREN

    Business consultant at Ideawise
    Business Development, Marketing and Sales, Organization and Leadership.

    Jesper Lindgren

    http://ideawise.dk/

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has been part of advisoryboard for several companies

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    Experienced marketingprofessionel, business advisor, boardmember and CEO. Been working within Business Development, Marketing and strategic leadership and management for 15 years.​

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    I contribute with experience in turning business around, generate growth and profit. Streamlining business for the sake of better performance. I offer knowledge within marketing, go-to-market, turnarounds etc.​

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Business Development, Marketing and Sales, Organization and Leadership.

     

    Leadership experience

    11-50 employees 

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    JOHN STELLAN

    CEO at Jysk Telemarketing A/S
    Entrepreneurship, Organization and Leadership, Sales and Relations Management.

    John Stellan

    Direktør

    Jysk Telemarketing A/S

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has helped launch more than 15 companies including Frejlev vinduespolering, Rock Cafeen, L.A. Bar, Down Under, L.A. Bar støvring, L.A. Bar Skagen, Gaslight, Rendez-vous, Jysk Telemarketing, Homads, Better World Fashion, Kaffe Bryggeriet, Fulsang Design, Kristinepark Kontor Hotel. 

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    I have a good commercial eye, and I always have focus on the money making part. My job is to spot talent and put it to work.

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Love starts ups, including reality check up for participants. Skilled in bord governance including strategic work. Have a good eye for the commercials.

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Entrepreneurship, Organization and Leadership, Sales and Relations Management. 


    KEY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

    Management Consulting, Service Houses (BtB), Start-up, Telecommunications. 

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

     200+ employees.

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    JONAS BRUUN NIELSEN

    COO at Autouncle and Teameffect
    Innovation and Business Development, IT and Technology, Project Management.

    Jonas Bruun Nielsen

    COO

    AutoUncle / TeamEffect

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has helped launched 4 companies including www.teameffect.io, www.autouncle.com, www.screenmailer.com.

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    Developer and UX-designer turned entrepreneur. Passionate about achieving big visions with small teams. Full-stack entrepreneur (sales, management, finance, operations) Full-stack developer (UX, interface design, architecture, web, mobile, desktop, scalability).

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Idea validation, lean growth, scaling, customer development, technology (hiring, product team etc.), bootstrapping, fundraising, pitching.

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Innovation and Business Development, IT and Technology, Project Management.

     

    KEY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

    Start-up, Telecommunications, Media/Communications.

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

     11-50 employees.

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    Jakob Andersen

    CEO at Oblima ApS
    Business Law, Consulting, Management Consulting

    Jakob Andersen

    CEO at Oblima ApS

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has launched the 2 companies: Oblima ApS and Dyrehospitalet 9000 ApS

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    Master of Laws specialising in intellectual property rights with work experience for both the largest IP firm and the largest IP law firm in Denmark. Currently the CEO of Oblima ApS, a legal tech company managing IP rights and handling infringements world-wide.​

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Legal advise generally, in particularly on IP matters. Building legal and fin tech companies. Business plans​

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Business Law, Consulting, Management Consulting

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

    1-10 employees

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    KENNETH BO JENSEN

    Commercial director
    Business Development, Organization and Leadership, Sales and Relations Management.

    Kenneth Bo JEnsen

    Commercial director

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has started 3 companies and helped +20 startups and high growth companies.

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    I have had a few companies with 10 and 15 employees, and have driven innovation, in an consultancy position, in a company with +100 mio in yearly revenue. I have been part of several advisory boards for small and middle size companies, and is strong in the area of consulting growth companies. At the moment I am the CCO of Talents Unlimited, which is growing rapidly and have entered the English and Dutch market. Now we are looking at the Chinese market where we have our first customers.

    In my role as CCO I also help venture firms and funds with Human due diligence, in startups and scaleups looking for funding.

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    I have a very broad profile. I have had digital agencies and have knowledge from this area. I have managed many employees, help stage the talent within organisations,i do lectures and presentations within sales and pricing. I build strategies, and make them actionable to execute.

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Business Development, Organization and Leadership, Sales and Relations Management. 

     

    KEY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

    Startup, Management Consulting, Consulting.

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

    11-50 employees.

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    KIM Ø. HERMANSEN

    Engineer at Blip Systems A/S
    Business Development, IT and Technology, Sales and Relations Management.

    Kim Ø. Hermansen

    Engineer

    BLIP Systems A/S

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has helped to launch DCE (IT: B2C+B2B, company sold), Rosenmeier Electronics A/S (IT: B2B+Wholesale, company sold), BLIP Systems A/S (people movement pattern analytics). 

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    Have co-founded 3 IT/tech-companies, sold the first 2 (and the last is in the process). Analytical with strong business focus.

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Can contribute with experience in going from start up to a profitable business. Help focusing on what matters the most, now. Technical sparring. Business network.

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Business Development, IT and Technology, Sales and Relations Management. 

     

    KEY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

    Consulting, Start-up

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

     1-10 employees.

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    LARS HAMMER

    CEO at Dezide
    IT and Technology, Marketing and Sales and Organization and Leadership.

    Lars Hammer

    CEO

    Dezide

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has helped to launch 3 companies including Dezide.

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Dezide ApS, I have 16 years of experience with building enterprise software and is deeply involved in working with customers to build easy to use features that provide value every day. With a strong focus on high quality in everything we do, I have been involved in structuring internal processes around development, project management, sales, and marketing efforts. Extensive experience in business strategy, marketing strategy, product management, project planning, monitoring and control and requirement management. I strongly believe in agile methods and starting out small, measuring, learning and improving as quickly as possible.

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    I'm very good at making sure we work on what matters and stays focused on the mission - don't waste time on efforts that are not important and don't build things that don't contribute to the overall goal. Make sure we never launch efforts that we cannot measure and learn from. I've always valued a long-lasting, and strong relationship with customers and I make an effort to ensure customer success from the first contact through project implementation and ongoing support.

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    IT and Technology, Marketing and Sales and Organization and Leadership.

     

    KEY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

    IT and Start-ups.

     

    Leadership experience

    1-10 employees.
     

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    Lasse Giversen

    Owner / Designer at Lömmel Design & Branding
    Design and Innovation, Marketing and Sales, Media and Communication

    Lasse Giversen

    Owner / Designer at Lömmel Design & Branding

    LinkedIn profile

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    Digital Concept Developer, Pba., Graphic Designer and sales education. Along with 15 years of experience in different fields, such as sales, design, marketing, branding, marketing and video-production.​

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Knowledge about marketing, social media, visual design, brand identity, sales and video communication.

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE​

    Design and Innovation, Marketing and Sales, Media and Communication

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

     11-50 employees.

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    Line Milthers

    VP, Global Delivery at Conscensia A/S

    Line Milthers

    VP, Global Delivery at Conscensia A/S

    LinkedIn profile

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    More than 12 years experience within the sourcing of software development. I have lived and worked abroad for several years, and has extensive experience in building delivery models for software development across multiple geographies and cultures.

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Amongst my principle focuses are international stakeholder management and cultural intelligence. I have more than a decade's experience of creating and implementing stress-proof processes that give state of the art distributed team management.

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    IT and Technology, Language and Culture, Organization and Leadership

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

     11-50 employees.

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    MADS HVIDBERG

    Head of SEO at Moneybanker ApS
    Expertise: Marketing and Sales, Entrepreneurship, Finance and Investment

    Mads Hvidberg

    Head of Seo at Moneybanker ApS

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has launched the 5 companies JH Media ApS (Moneybanker ApS), Klimaprofilen IVS. SEMCheetah ApS and Gambling Group IVS


    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    Been working with online marketing for +6 years
    Have startet several online companies
    Educated within PR and International Marketing

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Knowledge about how to establish a new company
    How to plan, execute and evaluate an online marketing plan
    How to take your company to the next level

     

    Top 3 domain expertise:

    1. Marketing and Sales
    2. Entrepreneurship
    3. Finance and Investment
     

    Industry branches of interest

    Consumer services and devices, Energy and Greentech, FinTech, Games and gamification, Marketplace and eCommerce, Media


    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

    1-10 employees.

     

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    MARCUS RYTMAN

    Business Development Manager
    Innovation & Business, Management Consulting, Production & Manufacturing

    Martin rytman

    Business development manager

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Business Development Manager at TrackUnit

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    Focusing on strategy, finance and law, I have spent my professional career helping executive management and business owners prepare for an ever changing world through thought leadership, innovation, M&As, and execution.

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    With a broad experience within Business Development and an extensive network my contributions will revolve around refining/defining business models, value prepositions, and creating suitable strategies with focus on enabling growth.

    I serve on the advisory board of Dystopia Entertainment advising on strategy, expansion, structure and processes, and drive profitability.

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Business Development, Business Models, Value propositions and Business Strategy. 

     

    KEY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

    Innovation & Business, Management Consulting, Production & Manufacturing

     

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    MARI ANNE INGEBRETSEN

    Project Leader
    Innovation and Business Development, IT and Technology, Design and Innovation.

    Mari Anne Ingebretsen

    Project leADER

     

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has helped to launch one company but withdrew due to family responsibilities. Has worked on several projects evaluating new ideas/products.

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    As project manager, I have been working through all phases of the product development cycle. I have worked with innovation and development within different industries where I have evaluated and promoted ideas and new concepts.

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Innovation and Business Development, IT and Technology, Design and Innovation.

     

    KEY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

    Telecommunications, Consulting, Energy, Research Institutes.

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    MATHIS DAHLQVIST

    Director Future Options at Grundfos Holding A/S
    Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Business Development, Organization & Leadership, Production & Manufacturing, Research Institutes

    Mathis Dahlqvist

    Director of Future Options

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has launched the 2 companies: Mathcon Ltd and Alpha Echo

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    Corporate Business Angel, Head of Grundfos` global innovation accelerator Future Options. Experienced corporate intrapreneur.

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Innovation, business creation, business model development

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Business Development, Organization & Leadership, Production & Manufacturing, Research Institutes

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

    11-50 employees

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    MICHAEL HEGELUND

    Online and Social media manager at Lidl
    Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Business Development, Marketing and Sales.

    Michael Hegelund

    Online and Social Media Manager

    LIDL

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has helped to launch 5 companies, and is an experienced coach and motivator.

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    I have worked in the digital field for about 15 years, and have experience with all digital disciplines, including digital marketing, social media, gamification, ecommerce, loyalty and more.

    I love to help people grow. I have worked on agencies as a manager, business developer and consultant for many of the biggest Danish companies, which has given me a strong network with great relations. Also, I have worked on the customer side as well as being an entrepreneur starting up several companies. I have a great track record on creating results.

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    I have great marketing skills plus 15 years of experience working with digital media. I have a great business understanding and good skills in judging good or bad, and on growing businesses. And I love finding the right approach on pitching business ideas for investors and other stakeholders. My network is large and active with the right people. I have many years of management experience and in training and growing people.

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Business Development, Marketing and Sales.

     

    KEY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

    Consulting, FMCG, Retail.

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

     11-50 employees.

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    MIKE NIELSEN

    CEO at AM Sales, Caremaker and Dansk Bankformidling
    Entrepreneurship, Marketing and Sales, Organization and Leadership.

    Mike Nielsen

    CEO

    AM Sales, Caremaker, Dansk Bankformidling

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has helped to launch more than 6 companies including AM Sales DK, AM Sales Dubai, Dansk Bankformidling, Caremaker, Backside Media, Artdeer. 

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    Har arbejdet med salg, motivering og udvikling af sælgere og ledere i mere end 11 år. Har arbejdet på tværs af flere lande (DK, Norge, Sverige, UAE) Har erfaring fra flere startups, både som tovholder og frontløber. 

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Hvordan motivere man ansatte, hvordan finder vi det bedste frem i folk og får dem til at gøre ting og tage chancer, de måske ikke troede de kunne. Praktiske redskaber således intet bliver overset eller glemt Få teamet til at eksekvere 110% på den plan der er lagt.

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Entrepreneurship, Marketing and Sales, Organization and Leadership.

     

    KEY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

    Consulting, Energy, FMCG

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

     200+ employees.

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    MOGENS DURUP NIELSEN

    Business developer and sales director at Xtel
    Business Development, Sales, R&D, IT and Technology, Organization and Leadership.

    Mogens Durup Nielsen

    Business Development and Sales Director

    Xtel

    LinkedIn profile

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    Ms. E.E and GDBA from AAU

    Highly experienced with business development, R&D and Sales

    Highly experienced within product development.

    Lecturer and speaker within digitalization in many conferences and fairs.

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Digitalization of products and procedures.

    Production and HW/SW knowledge - how to mature a product for a commercial launch. 

    Board member of different companies 

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Business Development, Sales, R&D, IT and Technology, Organization and Leadership.

     

    KEY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

    Production/Manufacturing, Research Institutes, IT, Telecommunications.

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

     200+ employees.

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    MOGENS JUHL FØNS

    Managing director at Føns Technology ApS
    Matematic, physic, solid works, IP-patent

    MOGENS JUHL FØNS

    Managing Director

    Føns Technology ApS

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    M.Sc.Mech.Eng

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Design and Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Business Development, Consulting, Energy

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Matematic, physic, solid works, IP-patent, test building and evaluation, production in workshop.

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

    11-50 employees.

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    MORTEN DANIELSEN

    Owner of Momentalis
    Organization and Leadership, HR and Employer-branding, Project Management.

    Morten Danielsen

    Momentalis

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has helped to launch 3 companies including Aakjærs. 

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    Erfaren konsulent struktur, organisation, rekruttering, kvalitet, produktion, strategi, coaching, mm. Selvstændig konsulentfirma i 11 år. 

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Sparring, coaching, udfordringer, struktur, organisationsudvikling, strategiudvikling mm.

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Organization and Leadership, HR and Employer-branding, Project Management. 

     

    KEY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

    Consulting, Management Consulting, Production/Manufacturing. 

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

     11-50 employees.

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    MORTEN HOLST HENRIKSEN

    CEO at Holst Henriksen
    Expertise: Entrepreneurship, Business Development, Finance and Investment

    Morten Holst Henriksen

    CEO at HOLST Henriksen

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has helped to launch 4 companies including Debito ApS, a danish fintech startup in debt collection, helping danish companies getting their money back, from unpaid invoices.

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    Educated Cand.Merc.Aud (Auditor) From Aalborg University, is affiliated with Aalborg University as an external lecturer in Economics and Entrepreneurship. Associated as a mentor for the North Jutland Region for more than 8 years.
    Founder of i.a. Debito - online debt collection, and photographer and media consultant for MortenHH

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    I love young tech companies. I have been associated with the North Jutland Region and North Jutland Innovators for more than 10 years - and love to follow the journey from idea to first customer

     

    Top 3 domain expertise:

    1. Entrepreneurship
    2. Business Development
    3. Finance and Investment

     

    Industry branches of interest

    FinTech, Media


    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

    1-10 employees.

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    MORTEN IVERSEN

    CEO at GreenTrapOnline
    Expertise: Business Development, Entrepreneurship, Marketing and Sales

    Morten Iversen

    CEO at GreenTrapOnline

    LinkedIn profile


    Has launched 5+ companies like Trusted, Open TeleHealth, RushFiles, AM3D, Scopito

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    Ambitious, self-motivated and results oriented entrepreneur with successful track record within the IT industry, working across Europe, Asia and the US. Commercially astute with experience in strategic planning and tactical implementation. Demonstrates high degree of initiative, problem solving and closing skills. Possesses enthusiasm, dedication and a lively sense of humour. Experienced manager with excellent interpersonal skills.

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Specialties: Business Development, Sales, Product Marketing, Technology Management, Relationship Management, Operational Management, Project Management, Contract Negotiations and Human Resources.
     

    Top 3 domain expertise:

    1. Business Development
    2. Entrepreneurship
    3. Marketing and Sales


    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

    11-50 employees.

     

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    MORTEN JOHANSEN

    Commercial Director at MyDefence
    Marketing and sales, international relations and politics, business development

    Morten Johansen

    Commercial Director at MyDefence

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has helped launch the 4 companies ADENA, Grafisk livsstil, hasbørg invest, topmark trading.

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    Strong in sales and distribution chain management. Large account, B2B and B2G sales. 

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Setting up sales channels, right early decision making, focus on correct values.

     

    Top 3 domain expertise:

    1. Marketing and sales
    2. International relations and politics
    3. Business development
     

    Industry branches of interest

    Consumer service and devices, education, energy and greentech, fintech, games and gamification, hardware and technology, impact, media, retail, software, VR/AR

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

    11-50 employees.

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    MORTEN LINDBLAD

    Director at Dataproces
    Accounting, Consulting, Public Institutions.

    Morten Lindblad

    Director

    Dataproces

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has helped to launch 10 companies including Dataproces.

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Accounting and Control, Business Development, Entrepreneurship.

     

    KEY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

    Accounting, Consulting, Public Institutions.

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

    51-200 employees.

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    Mithula Sivasaravanaparan

    Business unit manager i OE
    Research Institutes, Pharma/Healthcare/Medico, Entrepreneurship, innovation and business, Media and communication.

    Mithula Sivasaravanaparan

    Business unit manager i OE

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Have been a part in the open entrepreneurship team for 2 years, helping research based start ups going from research to business. We have helped almost 20 companies.
     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Feedback in commercial potential, support in business development and an insight into scientific projects.
     

    KEY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

    Researcher in health sciences with experiences in entrepreneurship at Aalborg university.

     

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    Morten Brandtoft

    VC/BA investor, advisor, business developerat at Brandtoft Ventures, nHack Ventures
    Expertise: Project Management, Sales and Relations Management, Consulting, IT, Media/Communications

    Morten Brandtoft

    VC/BA investor, advisor, business developerat at Brandtoft Ventures, nHack Ventures

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has launched 5 companies like Brandtoft Ventures, AGTC, Danfoss IXA, Danfoss Oil & Gas.

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    Business Development, Global acceleration, VC/BA investments, Cleantech, Renewables

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Early stage / high uncertainties business development & acceleration

     

    expertise AREAS:

    Project Management,  Sales and Relations Management, Consulting, IT, Media/Communications
     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

    11-50 employees

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    Nicholas Gregoire

    Freelance for Alphasights, Guidepoint, Primary Insight & Third Bridge Group
    Expertise: IT and Technology, Marketing and Sales, Business Development

    Nicholas Gregoire

    Freelance for Alphasights, Guidepoint, Primary Insight & Third Bridge Group

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has launched 2 companies like Exclusive Networks Denmark; CreavOn.

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    Sales & General Manager * Entrepreneurial & International Experience * Vendor/Distribution/Reseller Experience

    20+ years in the IT & Telco industry, where career has revolved around entrepreneurial assignments either start-from zero or refocus / turn-around, and includes sales-, business- and transformational leadership roles.

    Experience includes:
    Establishment of company/business unit/sales team/department, sales management, international marketing and sales, channel sales development, strategy development, contracts & business law, organizational development and staff management, product development, project management and finance.
     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Business development, go-to-market strategy, sales management, vendor / partner strategy & management .. and "connecting all the dots" that make up a company and its proposition
     

    expertise AREAS:

    IT and Technology,  Marketing and Sales,  Business Development

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

    1-10 employees.

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    Nicolai Bo Pedersen

    Owner of HrNord
    Organization and Leadership, Management Consulting, HR and Employer-branding.

    Nicolai Bo Pedersen

    Owner of HRnord

    LinkedIn profile

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    I have 25 years of solid experience with management, recruitment, staff development and education. 
    My tasks include: Sales management, course management, personnel manager, HR manager and education manager.

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Throughout my career, I have strived to make employees grow in their employment, through education, coaching and task development - horizontally or vertically. 
    My passion is helping people to find an inspiring task, and to see them seize the opportunity to grow and develop in solving this task. Coaching people to see and live their potential is a great challenge!

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Organization and Leadership, Management Consulting, HR and Employer-branding.

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

     11-50 employees.

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    Niels-Christian Gjerrild

    Senior consultant and CEO at gjerrild consult
    Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Business Development, IT and Technology

    Niels-Christian Gjerrild

    Senior consultant and CEO atgjerrild consult

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has launched the 6 companies: T-Com, Dansk DECT Udvikling, Ericsson Aalborg, gjerrild consult, RESEIWE

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    With a background as Bachelor of Science in electronic engineering having worked mostly on software, I have a thorough experience in creating solutions that work. Through the 5+ startups I have participated in, I have gained experience in what creates customer value and what not. I have experience from selling projects internationally, negotiating contracts, managing development and delivery projects and supporting production in Europe and China.​

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    My experience starting up of technology based companies, can help entrepreneurs focus on what creates customer value, thereby creating a sustainable business.

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Business Development, IT and Technology

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

    51-200 employees

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    Nikolaj Bæk

    Marketing Coordinator, Lazzaweb
    Digital marketing strategies and innovation within product development.

    Nikolaj bæk

    Marketing Coordinator, Lazzaweb

    LinkedIn profile

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    With an Academy Profession in Marketing Management and a Bachelor's degree in Innovation & Entrepreneurship i have a skillset within innovation, entrepreneurship and digital marketing. Furthermore i spend 3 months at Coolshop and 3 months at LAZZAWEB as a Marketing intern. The primary jobs was to execute and develop overall marketing strategies and execute specific tasks such as SEO, Paid advertising, Marketing Automation amongst other.

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Digital marketing strategies and innovation within product development.

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Business development, business law, Design & Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Business, Marketing & Sales, Media & Communication, Management Consulting, Retail, Startups

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    OLE KRISTENSEN

    Indepent Contractor
    Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Business Development, IT and Technology.

    Ole Kristensen

    Independent contractor

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has helped launch Cat@log A/S, Adomo Ltd, AnalyticTrust A/S and others. 

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    B.Sc.EE with a BA degree.

    Many years with VP positions in small and medium companies.

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Strategi, planning, business model, execution. 

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Business Development, IT and Technology. 

     

    KEY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

    IT, Start-up, Telecommunications, Banking/Finance.

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

    100+ employees.

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    Oliver Lønstrup Thorsen

    Founder at Bådbiksen ApS and Analyst at Capidea
    Expertise: Marketing and Sales, Entrepreneurship, Finance and Investment


    Oliver Lønstrup Thorsen

    Founder at Bådbiksen ApS and Analyst at Capidea

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has launched companies like Dinnerlust ApS (AAU Startup Programme) and Bådbiksen ApS

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    E-commerce and online marketing savvy. Start-up founder. Finance student and Private Equity analyst.

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Online marketing and e-commerce related tasks - strategy, CRO, product development and e-commerce optimization. Also funding and any financing-related tasks.

     

    Top 3 domain expertise:

    1. Marketing and Sales
    2. Entrepreneurship
    3. Finance and Investment
       

    Industry branches of interest

    Consumer services and devices, FinTech, Marketplace and eCommerce, Media, Retail

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

    1-10 employees.

Aalborg Mentors - P-Å

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    PALLE LAUST NIELSEN

    CEO at Fri Fugle ApS
    Expertise: Entrepreneurship, innovation, accounting and control

    Palle LAUST NIELSEN 

    CEO, selvstændig konsulent

    Fri Fugl ApS

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has helped to launch more than 25 companies including DixiTel KK, Metal, JPA, Hanbo Design, City West, Solvex and Øland Montage.

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    I am educated as an accounter and work 15 years as a professionel accounter and after that as a director in finance and banking, and in the same time professionel boardmember / chairman of the board. I am a external lecture and censor on many educated and I have been doing a lot of Start Up companies and also MBO, turn around and fundraising cases. 

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Network, Advisory according to economic, strategic and finance and also seeting the right team, recruitment and management on top level.

     

    Top 3 domain expertise:

    1. Entrepreneuirship
    2. Innovation
    3. Acconting and control

     

    Industry branches of interest


    Consultancy, Consumer services and devices, Healthcare, Tourism

     

    Leadership experience

    51-200 employees.

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    PER SONDRUP

    Business Developer at Erhvervshus Nordjylland
    Business Development, Customer Relationship Management, IT and Software Development.

    Per Sondrup

    Business developer at Erhvervshus Nordjylland

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has helped to launch more than 25 companies including AnyBody Technology, GomSpace, Inropa, LiftUp.

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    B2B Sales Execution & Business Development | Tech Start-ups
     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    * Go-To-Market strategy and execution.

    * How does an investor think and how to prepare for it.

    * Thinking out of the box
     

    Top 3 domain expertise:

    1. Business Development
    2. Customer Relationship Management
    3. IT and Software Development

     

    Industry branches of interest

    Hardware and technology, Marketplace and eCommerce, Software, VR/AR


    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

    51-200 employees.

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    PHILIP NYMANN

    CEO at Tunnel Vision Games
    Entrepreneurship, IT and Technology, Project Management.

    Philip Nymann

    CEO & Producer

    Tunnel Vision Games

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has launched the company Tunnel Vision Games. 

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    With a background in technology and design, and a interest in management and people, I have found my sweet spot as a producer/project manager, as well as with external communication.

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    I feel comfortable in advising companies with project management, design development and work culture. These are the areas I've worked the most with.

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Entrepreneurship, IT and Technology, Project Management.

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    Pelle Sølvkjær Christensen

    Creative Director at Ugly Duckling Games
    Expertise: Game Development / Investment / Publishing, IT and Software Development, Media and Communication

    Pelle Sølvkjær Christensen

    Creative Director at Ugly Duckling Games

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has launched companies like Gamecraft and Ugly Duckling Games

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    I have worked as a gamedesigner and developer for most of my professional life and has function as a one man army as well as a producer on projects with freelancers and my own employees.

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Feedback on game design and concepts, development strategies, communication and business development

     

    Top 3 domain expertise:

    1. Game Development / Investment / Publishing
    2. IT and Software Development
    3. Media and Communication
       

    Industry branches of interest

    Education, Games and gamification, Media, Software, VR/AR

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

    1-10 employees.

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    RENE NEJSUM

    CTO at Cashworks
    Accounting and Control, Innovation and Business Development, IT and Technology.

    Rene Nejsum

    CTO

    CashWorks

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has helped to launch conscius, commentor, tradeshift, cashworks, everbread, andelsgarant, debito, pylots. 

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    Mission critical software development, software product design & development, business development, investor.

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    System design and development. Supporting CTO. Invest knowlede, network and software development for equity.

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Accounting and Control, Innovation and Business Development, IT and Technology. 

     

    KEY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

    IT, Start-up.


    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

     11-50 employees.

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    SHELLIE BOUDREAU

    CEO at Aglance Solutions / Aalborg University
    Consulting, IT, Media/Communication, Pharma/HealthCare, Public Institutions, Research Insititutes, Startups.

    SHELLIE BOUDREAU

    Business Developer

    LinkedIn profile

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    I am a scientist with a respectable publication track record within pain and health technology. I am an experienced speaker and communicator.  I have also established a start-up based on innovations stemming from research. I am currently the CEO of the start-up while maintaining a respectable academic and research career. 

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    As a research entrepreneur experienced at translating research into business, I can help others navigate how to test and fit innovations stemming from academia into real-world situations.  I have a strong academic track record and network as well as a growing entrepreneurial network. I have a particular interest in communications and enjoy helping others simplify complicated material into bite-size and understandable knowledge.

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Design & Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Business, IT & Technology, Project Management, Sales & Relations

    KEY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

    Consulting, IT, Media/Communication, Pharma/HealthCare, Public Institutions, Research Insititutes, Startups,

     

    Leadership experience

    1-10 employees

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    Signe Skelgaard

    Business Unit Lead and Senior UX designer at Duckwise
    Design and Innovation, Business Development, IT and Technology, Project Management, Consulting.

    Signe Skelgaard

    Business Unit Lead and Senior UX designer at Duckwise

    LinkedIn profile
     

    Has helped to launch 2 companies Skelgaard Consulting og Duckwise Aalborg
     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    For more than 7 years I have been designing intuitive, innovative and user-centered strong experiences for major Danish and international clients. I has a great passion for the good user experience and possesses an in-depth understanding of how to design applications with the user in mind – even in complex solutions.

    I has a strategic, value driven and user-centered approach to my work. I have a demonstrated history of working in the computer software industry.
     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Design and Innovation, Business Development, IT and Technology, Project Management, Consulting.
     

    Leadership experience

    1-10 employees

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    SØREN BUCH

    COO, Business developer and Founder at Medichanical Engineering and Wedo Consult
    Business Development, Entrepreneurship, Finance and Investment, Innovation and Business Development.

    Søren Buch

    COO, Business Developer and founder

    Medichanical Engineering, WeDo Consult

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has co-launched Medichanical Engineering, WeDo Consult, Rent you Dres, WeDo Projects and ME invest.

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    Production Engineer and MBA. 

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Production Engineer and MBA with entrepreneurial experience, working with business development at product and strategic level. Primarily, but not limited to, Medical devices. Experience from the process of starting a company to receiving funds (soft and hard) to running a company. Have evaluated 300+ health care related ideas in terms of commercial potential.

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Business Development, Entrepreneurship, Finance and Investment, Innovation and Business Development.

     

    KEY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

    Pharma/Healthcare/Medico, Production/Manufacturing, Public Institutions, Research Institutes, Start-up.

     

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    SØREN MØRCH NIELSEN

    Business Developer at Liva Consult
    Business Development, Finance and Investment, Innovation and Business Development.

    Søren Mørch Nielsen

    Business Developer

    LIVA consult

    LinkedIn profile

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    I work in management consulting primarily with entrepreneurs and SMEs to help them develop their business and achieve growth. I am proficient especially in strategy and business models.

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Business models, strategy, business development, business planning, financing, fundraising.

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Business Development, Finance and Investment, Innovation and Business Development, Organization and Leadership.

     

    KEY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

    Consulting, IT, Management Consulting, Shipping.

     

    Leadership experience

    11-50 employees.

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    Søren Juhl Andreasen

    Technology Team Manager at Serenergy A/S
    Expertise: Project Management, IT and Technology, Sales and Relations Management, Organization and Leadership

    Søren Juhl Andreasen

    Technology Team Manager at Serenergy

    LinkedIn profile


    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    M.Sc in Mechanical Engineering, specialized in Electro-mechanical systems design at AAU. Ph.D. in Fuel cell System Design and Control Engineering. Spent a few years as researcher at post doctoral and associate professor level. Expert reviewer of various government and EU funded projects, including EU SME and Entrepreneurial focus calls. Currently working with technology projects, innovation, value creation and pushing green technology to the limit and beyond at Serenergy A/S.

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Value creation, Getting things done, Agile development and SCRUM, Focus (and change focus when it is required), Product development know-how, MVP development, Innovation, Structured planning of team projects, Maximizing resources, project performance tracking and KPI definitions.

     

    expertise Areas:

    Project Management, IT and Technology, Sales and Relations Management,  Organization and Leadership
     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

    11-50 employees.

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    THOMAS JØRGENSEN

    Entrepreneur
    Innovation and Business Development, IT and Technology, Organization and Leadership.

    Thomas Jørgensen

    Entrepreneur

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has launched the 2 companies Atira A/S and TimeChain Technology.

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    Computer scientist, co-founder of Atira A/S, product management, investor.

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    General advice and mentoring on the entire process from founding, growing and exiting.

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Innovation and Business Development, IT and Technology, Organization and Leadership.

     

    KEY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

    IT, Public Institutions, Research Institutes, Start-up.

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

     11-50 employees.

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    TRAVIS JAMES MATHERS

    Director of Business Development at Airflight ApS
    Project Management, Consulting, Innovation & Business.

    TRAVIS JAMES MATHERS

    Business Developer

    LinkedIn profile

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    My current professional roles are in business strategy and development in my own company, Airflight ApS, and teaching as an Assistant Professor at UCN in course areas such as Business Understanding, Technical Innovation, and Project Management. I am experienced in management with a demonstrated history of working in the entrepreneurship, higher education, and manufacturing industries. My professional strengths lie in start-up creation tools, team building, personal development, and presenting. MS. Entrepreneurial Engineering from Aalborg University.

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    As I own my own start-up company now, I can help guide students through not only the professional struggles, but also the mental and emotional struggles that they will surely face as well. I can contribute to early-stage start-up development with my knowledge of entrepreneurial tools from my education and experience.  I can also contribute high level sparring and challenging their decisions to make sure they are thinking all of their decisions through and validate them as well.

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Project Management, Consulting, Innovation & Business

    KEY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

    Production/Manufacturing, Startups

     

    Leadership experience

    1-10 employees.

Copenhagen Mentors - all

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    Brian Stroeh Tange

    Country Manager/Founder & CEO at Mascus Denmark/Heroic Rhino
    Expertise: Entrepreneurship, Business Development, Organization and Leadership

    Brian Stroeh Tange

    Country Manager/Founder & CEO at Mascus Denmark/Heroic Rhino

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has launched 2 companies like Heroic Rhino (Founder and CEO), Refiner (Advisory Board Member).

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    A growth-oriented Leader and Entrepreneur with substantial experience and knowledge in SaaS and Digital Marketplace business models. Recognized for delivering record-breaking revenue and profit gains within highly competitive markets.

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    - Business Growth and Scaling
    - Team Leadership and Effectiveness
    - Strategic Planning and Execution
    - P/L Forecasting and Management

     

    Top 3 domain expertise:

    1. Entrepreneurship
    2. Business Development
    3. Organization and Leadership

     

    Industry branches of interest

    Consultancy, Consumer services and devices, Education, Energy and Greentech, FinTech, Games and gamification, Hardware and technology, Healthcare, Impact, Marketplace and eCommerce, Media, Retail, Software, Tourism, VR/AR

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

    11-50 employees.

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    DAVID ODGAARD RAVN

    CEO at Event Collective Aps
    Everything from idea to execution.

    David Odgaard Ravn

    CEO

    Event Collective ApS

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has launched 3 companies and is an experienced startup mentor. 

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    Graduated Technoanthropologist from AAU-CPH. I have been part of 4 different start-.up program, and are now mentoring Akadermikernes Start-up program. 

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Everything from idea to execution. Call me for more information. 

     

    KEY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

    Innovation and Business Development, IT and Technology, Media and Communication. 

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    FREDERIK BANKE

    Senior software developer
    Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Business Development, IT and Technology, Consulting, IT

    Frederik Banke

    Senior Software Developer

    LinkedIn profile

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    I have worked with Software Development for 14 year, both as a developer and with leading developers. I have lead a department of 5 people, the department managed all aspects of our software products both development and support.

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    How to startup a company from scratch. Managing software products and people

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Business Development, IT and Technology, Consulting, IT

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

     11-50 employees.

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    MARK THORSEN

    CEO at Lånio
    Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Business, Marketing & Sales, Media & Communication, Start-up

    Mark Thorsen

    CEO at Lånio

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has launched the 4 companies: AW Media, AWM Network, LingoBob, Lånio

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    Experience within digital marketing & -marketplaces, on international scale. 

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Sales, marketing, culture & strategy

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Business, Marketing & Sales, Media & Communication, Start-up

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

    11-50 employees

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    MARTIN DAL

    CEO at Spiio, Inc
    Biz dev, fundraising, hardware manufacturing

    Martin Dal

    CEO

    Spiio, Inc​

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    B2B sales TDC, Founder and CEO, Alchemist Accelerator Alumn, Nest Copenhagen resident​

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Biz dev, fundraising, hardware manufacturing, global network, software scalability, sales, strategy​

     

    KEY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

    Accounting and Control, Business Development, Business Law

     

    1-10 employees

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    SAHRA-JOSEPHINE HJORTH

    Co-founder at CANOPYLAB
    Entrepreneurship, IT and Technology, Sales and Relations Management.

    Sahra-Josephine Hjorth

    Co-founder at CanopyLAB

    CanopyLAB

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has launched the company CANOPYLAB along witrh others.  

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    PhD in online learning from AAU. Co-founder of startup based on research. Knowledgable about emerging technologies.

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Feedback on the entire entrepreneurial journal, including but not limited to idea, scaling, investments, scaling teams, launching products, getting clients etc.

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Entrepreneurship, IT and Technology, Sales and Relations Management.

     

    KEY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

    Consulting, Management Consulting & NGOs & Interest groups.

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

    11-50 employees.

International Mentors - All

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    Boye Hartmann

    Founder at Batventures Pte Ltd
    Expertise: Business Development, Entreprenuarship, Marketing and Sales

    Boye Hartmann

    Founder at Bat ventures Pte ltd

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has launched 50+ companies like Ydigital.asia, Nadeo and many more

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    Venture capital, venture building, marketing, sales and crossboarder

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Business valditation, sales and marketing strategy and internationalization

     

    Top 3 domain expertise:

    1. Business Development
    2. Entrepreneurship
    3. Marketing and Sales

     

    Industry branches of interest

    Consultancy, consumer service and devices, education, healthcare, impact, marketplace and eCommerce, Media, retail, VR/AR
     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

     200+ employees.

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    ESBEN BACH

    Portfolio Manager at Magnus Kjoeller DMCC
    Business development, Finance & Investment, Marketing & Sales, IT, Management Consulting, Startup.

    ESBEN BACH

    Portfolio Manager at Magnus Kjoeller DMCC

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has started 3 businesses. 2 of them are Pulz Solutions DMCC and PointPay JLT

     

    Professional background

    Portfolio manager for a private equity firm based in Dubai. 5 years experience as General Manager in an International environment. 

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    I can offer help with preparing for funding rounds, pitch deck feedback, bootstrapping the company and help find the founders focus on the key points of their idea/concept.

    I act as contact person for our portfolio companies and offer them sparring on day to day operations as well as bigger issues

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Business development, Finance & Investment, Marketing & Sales, IT, Management Consulting, Startup. 

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

    11-50 employees

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    Freddy Linares

    CSO at Neurometrics
    Expertise: IT and software development, technology management, entrepreneurship

    Freddy linares

    CSO at neurometrics

    LinkedIn profile

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    CRO in Neurometrics (www.neurometrics.la), a consumer behaviour consulting firm. Past-President of the Internet Committee at the American Chamber of Commerce in Perú, Past-President of Internet Society Peru and currently Board Member of the Peruvian Marketing Society. UX Master Certified by Nielsen Norman Group.

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Overall vision of the digital product, interaction design and definition. 3rd-party apps & services selection.

     

    Top 3 domain expertise:

    1. IT and software development
    2. Technology management
    3. Entrepreneurship

     

    Industry branches of interest

    Consultancy, Consumer services and devices, Education, FinTech, Hardware and technology, Marketplace and eCommerce, Retail, Software, VR/AR

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

    51-200 employees

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    MIKAEL VINDING

    CTO at AP TECHNOLOGY
    Entrepreneurship, Design and Innovation, IT and Technology.

    Mikael Vinding

    Chief Technology Officer

    AP Technology

    LinkedIn profile

     

    Has helped to launch IntraDev, JYGY, StreamVerse - currently advising The Talk List, Sonisto and others. 

     

    PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND 

    Masters Degree from DTU. 

     

    PRIMARY CONTRIBUTIONS

    International Perspective on startups, experience fundraising in silicon valley, helping companies through udenrigsministeriet. 

     

    KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    Entrepreneurship, Design and Innovation, IT and Technology. 

     

    KEY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

    IT, Management Consulting, Telecommunications.

     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

     11-50 employees.

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