Mads is the CEO at Danish AM Hub. Mads has spent most of his life building and leading consultancies, startups and design-driven companies in different parts of the world from Europe to Asia to the US. Mads has 20+ years experience in design, business development and strategy consulting. He is bridging the gap between art, technology and business. He began his work with 3DP in 1999 and in average he has been giving more than 50 keynotes pr year around the world. With Danish AM Hub he is on a mission to grow the potential of 3DP for Danish Companies and change the way we manufacture in the future.
Previously he founded a tech, art and design collective firm in Paris, started a company in clean tech to help suburban areas in development countries, was managing partner at Goodmorning Technology for a decade, started a global modern pedelec brand, created a design-driven impact investment firm in San Francisco, supporting and investing into innovative food companies and fintech start-ups, a think and do tank based in New York and has latest, as a co-owner, been using design to accelerate creativity and help boards and executive leadership teams to drive business growth and culture change across industries in Europe and US, having the responsibility of people, planet, profit and products for the technology and innovation practice in the 3000 people management firm working out of London. He is boardmember of the think tank Danish Design Counsel.
Mads has been recognized as the Design Talent Award in New York, and has been featured in Berlingske Top 100 list. His companies has also been included in the magazines like Wired, USA today and Monocle.
A graduate of The Royal Danish Academy of Art & Design, Mads has studied MBA, attended executive education at Harvard Business School, Yale, MIT and studied Organizational Behaviour at Stanford University. He is a frequent guest lecturer at universities and conferences on humanity-centered strategy, technology and creativity. He has received numerous international awards and his work has been exhibited across the world.