All Speakers

Jonathan Løw

Jonathan Løw

Jonathan Løw is one of Denmark’s most well-known entrepreneurs and business authors. He has been nominated as Entrepreneur of the Year and is amongst Denmark’s 100 most promising leaders according to a major Danish business newspaper.

In addition to being a serial entrepreneur, Jonathan Løw is the former Head of Marketing at the KaosPilots – named Top 10 most innovative business schools in the world by FastCompany. He is also a former Startup-Advisor and Investor at Accelerace – the leading investment fund for startups in Denmark.

Jonathan Løw’s latest books, Listen Louder and The Disruption Book, both made it to the top of the bestseller-lists in 2015 in the category “Business and Entrepreneurship”. Additionally, Jonathan Løw is the editor of The GuruBook – published in March 2018 by Taylor & Francis.

Løw is the co-founder of JumpStory – an AI-based digital content-platform, which has received a large million dollar investment and has offices in Denmark and Silicon Valley. He is also the author of the foreword to leadership-guru Simon Sinek’s latest book – “Find your why”.

Martin Börjesson

Martin Börjesson is one of the founding partners of 2021.AI, an innovative company working with the future of artificial intelligence. Before that, he was one of the highest profiled CIOs in Denmark as he was heading the digitalization efforts at DSB. In this role, he helped transform the company into having a modern IT infrastructure.

He then worked at Gartner and was a recognized industry advisor within IT and business transformation. In this capacity he was also a strategic advisor to C-level managers in Sweden and Denmark, couching on mission-critical priorities for IT executives, discussing and sharing world-class research, providing peer-to-peer networks.  

Martin Börjesson

Alexander Pinker

Alexander Pinker

Alexander Pinker is an innovation profiler, future strategist and start-up expert. During his studies he founded the Medialist Innovation Group, which specializes in consulting services in the field of innovations, technologies and emerging trends. Through his work for the Munich agency GMM and as a board member of the startup network SUN, he has gained deep insights into companies of various sizes and industries. He combines the inventiveness of the creative with the analytical eye of the consultant and searches with companies for the traces of change that will pave their way into the future.

In order to keep up with the latest developments, Pinker regularly exchanges ideas with his students at the University of Applied Sciences Wuerzburg-Schweinfurt and develops new and disruptive business ideas with them in the course "Trend and Innovation Management". In 2018 he published his first book on the future of retail under the title "Inovate Retail - Innovation Technologies and Digital Strategies for Retailers".

Peter Kestenholz

Peter Charquero Kestenholz has been working with Microsoft Project as a business and technical advisor for 15 years, the last 8 years as a Microsoft “Most Valuable Professional”. Peter is deeply engaged in developing new concepts to better bridge the gap between Microsoft Cloud offerings and modern work (PPM) management.

Specialties: Public Speaker Engagements, Innovation Management, Resource Demand Management, Project and Portfolio Management, Business Intelligence and Collaboration.

Apart from being a customer advisor and speaker, Peter also blogs on the subject of Microsoft Project Online and related applications (such as Planner, Microsoft Teams and other modern Work Management tools in Office 365). His blog also focuses on topics such as AI, bots and agile tooling such as Azure DevOps.

Peter Kestenholz

Wagner Maxsen

Wagner Maxsen

Wagner Maxsen is a former member of PMI's International Board of Directors, and currently a volunteer member at BVAC Committee  and at the same time a principal advisor for UNOPS, an operational arm of the United Nations providing sustainable project management, infrastructure and procurement services that help implement $1 billion worth of aid in peace-building, humanitarian and development projects. Key responsibilities include leading PPPM maturity assessments, facilitating the development of organizational strategies for units, advising and implementing best practices of project, program and portfolio management, bringing troubled projects back to stability and leading capacity building missions to offices worldwide. Delivering results that truly make a difference in the lives of those in need is what drives him. 

With over 25 years of experience, Mr. Maxsen has been responsible for implementing project management offices, delivering programs, projects and capacity building to organizations in countries in the Americas, Africa, Asia, Europe, and Middle East, in the development, public and private sectors, within industries such as infrastructure, energy, IT, telecom, finance, oil and gas, pharmaceutical, automobile and insurance.

Søren Pind

Mr. Pind is former Mayor of Technics and Environment in Copenhagen municipality. He was elected to the Danish Parliament in 2007 and has served as Minister for Development 2010-2011, as Minister for Refugees, Migrants and Integration 2011, as Minister for Justice 2015-2016 and as Minister for Research and Education 2016-2018. Mr. Pind left politics in 2018 and is today Chairman of the Board of Langkjaer Cyber Defence, a company specialising in cyber security.  

Søren Pind

Lone Mariboe & Helle Houborg

Lone Mariboe & Helle Houborg

 
 
Lone Mariboe, Head of Development at BEC and Helle Houborg, Department manager at BEC will present you how a leading financial company has implemented agile methodologies to stay ahead of the innovation-curve. Also, you will be able to learn how the agile movement will impact the role of the Project Manager - and how BEC did the transformation.