Lecturer at MIT in the field of innovation ecosystems and deep tech ventures
Until June 2022, he was Special Advisor at NATO HQ for establishing the Defense Innovation Accelerator for the North Atlantic (DIANA) and NATO’s One Billion EUR Innovation Fund – the world’s first multi-sovereign venture capital fund.
His expertise lies at the intersection of mission-driven Innovation, venture capital investments in deep tech solutions, and geopolitics.
Formerly, he was a Research Director and a Visiting Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and is the co-editor of the book “Success Factors for University Partnerships”.
He is on the board of the Danish Innovation Fund and was the Chair of the international Expert Group on Strengthening the Management of the Enhanced European Innovation Council Pilot.