Meet the team
Ole Kjeldal, PhD
Ole specialises in Design Thinking, Innovation Management, Business Model Innovation, and Tech. Transformation. For more than 12 years, he has been delivering governance, analyses, capabilities and innovations for "those who lead your transformation and innovation". Ole combines hard data and creative design to create data-driven, sustainable and disruptive solutions.
Ole holds a PhD in Design Thinking and Disruptive Innovation from DTU and Stanford University, and he is a highly experienced business designer, entrepreneur and educator. Also, he is the founder of Ampersand.
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Ana Maria d’Auchamp
Design & Innovation Evangelist
Ana has an extensive multicultural & multilingual background having lived and worked globally. She has more than 10 years experience in designing for human-centred experiences involving complex product/service systems. Ana uses her strategic innovation mindset to transform organisations by aligning the end consumer needs & company priorities into a symbiotic relationship fit for a customer focused future.
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UX CX and Visualisation Wizard
Robert specialises in developing visual communication through illustration, graphics and digital interfaces. As a UX & CX designer he is focused on making engaging user interfaces and superior end-to-end customer experience by involving users throughout the development process. With a background in illustration and digital design, Robert is focused on seamless storytelling and visualisation to make complexity understandable and creative. Robert has a master in digital design and communication from ITU, and a Ba. in illustration.
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Marios is a Computer Scientist, who specialises in developing advanced XR solutions for education (e.g. Augmented Reality) and is passionate about Game Design and Development, which he constantly treats as “hard fun”. Marios and his rubber duck has for more than 10 years been talking to the computer systems (in Greek) and spitting out code rainman-style. He holds double CS master’s degrees, which allows him to move freely between Computer Vision, Machine Learning, and Game Development, thus giving him the skill of coercing software and binding it to his will.
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Klaus børme Wehage
Start-up ecosystem Adviser
Klaus specialises in open innovation ecosystems, collaboration between established organisations and start-ups, and technology scouting. Since 2013, he has been partnering international organisations e.g. investment banks, tech companies and accelerators with players from the Silicon Valley ecosystem. Klaus relentlessly spreads best practices for ecosystem collaboration, to ensure high-value partnerships with measurable outcomes. Klaus holds an MBA from Hult Business School and has helped more than 500 founders and executives and more than 35 countries.
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Erik Hallgren, PHD
Erik specialises in Service, Product, and Business Model Innovation and how to integrate and manage these in an organisation. For more than 15 years Erik has trained, facilitated, provoked and lead “those who do innovation”. Erik combines theory, practice, and humour to move organisations. Erik uses innovation standards, board games, hands on tools, design sprints etc. to fit the need. Erik holds a PhD in Employee Driven Innovation from DTU, a MMT/MBA and is a highly experienced innovation whip; pushing the team and organisation to forge ahead.
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Thomas Tandrup, PhD
Thomas specialises in Big Data Analysis, Artificial Intelligence, Algorithm Design, and Organisational Analysis. For more than 8 years, he has worked with "those who do your innovation" - as a researcher in innovation management, and as a serial entrepreneur within the digital area. Thomas holds a PhD from the Technical University of Denmark.
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business & Technology analyst
Jesper specialises in market analysis, technology outlooks, early impact assessment of innovation concepts and organisational analysis. For his entire career, he has been working with "using hard data to set the direction for your innovation" in public and private organisations. Jesper holds a M.Sc. International Business & Politics from CBS.
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Innovation ecosystem analyst
Gwen specialises in policy evaluations, impact assessments and best practice studies within the context of technology and our future societies. For more than 16 years, she has worked with "those who sets the frames and rules for your transformation" - In Denmark, in Europe, and internationally. Gwen is an Ethnologist and holds a M.Sc. in Media and Communications from London School of Economics.
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Nadika Bulathsinhala, PHD
Nadika specialises in Evaluation and Innovation Management. One of her core competences is to evaluate innovative activities with focus on performance. She has a broad experience working with qualitative and quantitative data, making internal and external evaluations. She has worked with organisations ranging from large funding programs to different sizes of companies and public institutions. Nadika holds a PhD in Innovation and Product Design from Southern University of Denmark and has a master’s in social science from Aarhus University.
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