Blazar Capital's executive team consist of highly experienced industry and functional experts with a background in top-tier firms and online ventures
Blazar Capital’s executive team is composed of consumer and retail experts with expertise in marketing & sales, online consumer behaviour, operations as well as senior successful entrepreneurs and senior leaders from top-tier professional services firms, the financial industry and global online ventures.
Founder & Managing Partner
Founding Partner, former Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company and co-leader of McKinsey Online Retail Service Line
Private Equity profile with 10+ years of experience from Axcel, McKinsey & Company, Goldman Sachs and Nordea
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
CTO with 8+ years of experience developing software for global companies such as Bloomberg and CBRE
Partner, Growth manager
Former Head of Growth at The Hut Group, the leading global eCommerce player
Partner, Supply chain and physical retail
Ex-McKinsey project manager with engineering background
Former investment banker and fintech entrepreneur, co-founder of CrediWire
Partner, Marketing and branding
CMO with 12y+ of experience at leading global corporates and startups, from Coca-Cola to Miinto
Blazar Capital is advised by the expert panel that includes top ex-CEOs from global international businesses, managing partners of major PE/VC houses, and leading entrepreneurs who founded renowned startups. The Advisory Board supports Blazar Capital in launching and scaling of its ventures as well as key strategic activities.
Jørgen Buhl Rasmussen
Carlsberg, former CEO
Jørgen is a former CEO of Carlsberg, one of the largest brewing conglomerates globally. Currently he is a Chairman of the Board of Novozymes and holds board positions at a number of other companies.
Mikkel Vendelin Olesen
Pandora, former CEO
Mikkel has been the key driver behind the global success of Pandora, having developed it to become the 3rd largest jewellery player in the world. Currently he is a Chairman of the Board of several consumer companies and an active investor.
MyToys Group, Founder & CEO
Oliver is one of the leading entrepreneurs in Europe, having created MyToys, one of the biggest online players in the toys category with sales of 600 EURm. Oliver has an in-depth expertise in German-speaking markets and scaling eCommerce businesses.
Serial entrepreneur, Founder of Endomondo and Simple Feast
Jakob co-founded Endomondo and was the top management leader of MyFitnessPal - both exited to Under Armour at a combined 500 EURm - and most recently has founded Simple Feast where he is currently the CEO.
Serial entrepreneur, Founder of Cogniance and CloudMade
Juha is a leading Danish entrepreneur in the Silicon Valley, who has founded CloudMade, Cogniance, The Pad, and many other successful startups. Juha is a Vice Chairman of the Board of Bang & Olufsen and a Board Member at Netcompany and several other corporations.
SEED Capital, Founder and Managing Partner
Ulla has established the leading VC fund in Denmark, which has made 20+ successful exits and attracted 1+ EURbn in funding to its portfolio companies. Ulla led such prominent investments as Endomondo, Vivino, Trustpilot, and others; she holds board positions at a number of companies and foundations.