Do you want to know how to get the right board position, based on your unique competencies and accomplishments?
Join us16 August from 16:30 – 17:30for this webinar to learn more!
The fit between a company and its board members is crucial for success. At this event, Laura Vilsbæk Karina Rothof Brix, Thomas J. Howard and Jes Broeng will present how they attract the right board positions and bring their unique competencies into play.
Laura Vilsbæk is a board and advisory board member of ten different companies, and after joining her first board at an age of 38, she started Nyibestyrelsen.dk to help others find their way to the board room.
Karina Rothoff Brix has experience from boards, advisory boards and has been part of the Innovation Fund’s expert panel since 2017. Karina has also founded several companies and organizations, developed apps and authored books.
Anne Malberg Horsager, Programme Director, will ensure you get insights into the DTU Board Education.
At the webinar you will:
Learn about how to use your competencies in the right board
Get insights into board leadership development
Get an overview of the programme content and structure
Get a feel of the Board Education vibe
Get answers to your questions
Agenda: 16:30 Welcome by Thomas J. Howard, Associate Professor at DTU Entrepreneurship 16:35 Q&A and presentation of DTU Board Education, Anne Malberg Horsager, Programme Director 16:55 Laura Vilsbæk on “How I created my board career” 17.05 Karina Rothoff Brix on “How I created my board career” 17.15 Panel debate and questions from the audience 17.30 The webinar ends
Curious about the DTU Board Education programme and the module dates for 2021? Click here.
Board member, Founder and Author
Laura Vilsbæk is a board and advisory board member of ten different companies, and after joining her first board, at an age of 38, she started Nyibestyrelsen.dk to help others find their way to the board room. Laura is deeply committed to professionalising Danish SME boards, and she is a firm believer that we need to broaden the horizon and bring a much more diverse set of competencies, knowledge and experience onboard to ensure maximum value creation for the businesses we serve. Laura has a very pragmatic way of addressing these issues, so feel free to join us for Laura’s tips & tricks on how to find your way to the board room.
Karina Rothoff Brix
Board member and Director of DTU Learn for Life
Karina Rothoff Brix is Director of DTU Learn for Life. Prior to this, she was CEO of the Copenhagen School of Entrepreneurship at CBS for 9 years. In both places, the task has been to establish and grow centres within innovation, entrepreneurship, and executive education, respectively. Karina has experience from previous boards, advisory boards and has been part of the Innovation Fund’s expert panel since 2017. Karina has also founded several companies and organizations, developed apps and authored books. She is passionate about the use of new technologies in growth companies and interaction between large organizations and new digitally driven companies, as well as the importance of general learning in our society.
Professor and Director of DTU Entrepreneurship
Jes Broeng is serial entrepreneur, professor and director of DTU Entrepreneurship. Born in Copenhagen. He has co-founded six companies and spent a total of 12 years in the industry – mainly as technical director at an executive level. He now serves on the board of several companies, including a venture capital firm (PreSeed Ventures). For the European Commission, he serves as an expert on innovation (EIC Expert Group) and for the Danish government, he is a member of the Danish Research and Innovation Council (DFiR). Jes has a Ph.D. from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) and spent longer research stays abroad, including invited professor at UC Berkeley. Jes has co-authored more than 250 scientific publications, one textbook and holds 22 patents. He is a Fellow of SPIE (the international society for optics and photonics) and a member of the Danish Academy of Technical Sciences. He was awarded the European Optics Prize in 1999 and DTU’s Innovation Award in 2016.
Thomas J. Howard
Associate Professor at DTU Entrepreneurship
Thomas is an Associate Professor in Engineering Design, with research specialization in Design for Quality and Robustness. In 2014 Thomas won the DTU Innovation prize for his approaches and teaching related to Technology Entrepreneurship and Open Innovation. Thomas is now the CTO of spin-out company MASH Biotech ApS and runs a large innovation network and ecosystem around technology entrepreneurship. In 2013 he became the youngest elected member of the Design Society Advisory Board and holds a position as visiting faculty at UC Berkeley and Distinguished chair at CETYS University.
Anne Malberg Horsager
Anne Malberg Horsager, Programme director at DTU Board Education, DTU Corporate Entrepreneurial Leadership, DTU Startup Chapter and DTU New Chapter. Anne has experience from board positions, founding, counselling and mentoring start-up companies at Bs and DTU. She is a senior manager with 20 years of experience in leading innovation and commercial development. Anne’s experience with entrepreneurship ranges from start-ups, scale-ups, and large corporations, with a focus on digitalization and innovation and learning. Prior to joining DTU, Anne worked at CBS as Head of Business Relations and before that at FMCG and consulting. Anne holds a Master in Learning and Change Management from the University of Aalborg, a DP in IT from Aarhus University, and a B.Ed., and executive training from CBS in Strategic Communication and Open Innovation, and Henley Business School in International Management, and has published a book about E-learning.