A Norwegian tech entrepreneur (b. 1975) who from time to time founds (tech) startups to scratch his own itches.
A certified Lean Launchpad Educator invited to be trained at Stanford by Steve Blank (the father of the Lean Startup movement), his "hobby" is spreading education on how (not) to build startups to students and helping founders as a very modest and non-detrimental cap table position in super-early-stage tech startups.
And - because they keep asking - he also helps corporations achieve innovation 50x faster and creating results instead of PowerPoints with +ANDERSEN & ASSOCIATES.
Currently living in Meerbusch, Germany (CGN/DUS area) - and, pre-pandemic, in airplanes around the world...
A popular keynote speaker, pictured Andersen is speaking about what marketers can learn from startups at Estonia's largest marketing conference "Password".
Andersen is a certified Lean Launchpad (LLP) Educator trained at Stanford by Steve Blank himself, here pictured teaching the LLP curriculum to students at the largest private tech university in Iran.
Andersen teaching his Pitching Masterclass, pictured here teaching in Budapest, Hungary.
Pictured, teaching his Innovator Masterclass for corporates at Telefonica Germany, Munich
Andersen's keynote (view on RTL) "Why Corporate Innovation Fails" at RTL's Digital Shapers conference in Zagreb.
As a popular MC, here Moderating the closing panel discussion at the World Business Dialogue, Cologne.
A jury member for the Gründerstipendium NRW in Cologne and Düsselforf since its inception, here on a panel discussion about the program so far with State Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy of North Rhine-Westphalia, Dr. Pinkwart.
And all of this was only during the recent years. In the 15 preceding years, Andersen was an on and off employee in various highly specialised companies helping large international companies and organizations like Statoil, TeeKay Shipping, Shell, Esso, Exxon, T-Mobile International, Deutsche Telekom, Lufthansa, The Royal Norwegian Government, The Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research with innovation and digitalisation - in between founding his own companies. You can find more information about the preceding years on the LinkedIn profile.