Blazar Capital was founded by senior ex-McKinsey leaders and entrepreneurs

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Executive team

Blazar Capital’s executive team composes 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 and global online ventures.

Christian Arnstedt

Christian Arnstedt

Founder & Managing Partner

Founding Partner, former Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company and co-leader of McKinsey Online Retail Service Line

Daniel Stein

Daniel Stein

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

CTO with 8+ years of experience developing software for global companies such as Bloomberg and CBRE

Vasilij Brandt

Vasilij Brandt

Partner, Growth manager

Former Head of Growth at The Hut Group, the leading global eCommerce player

Pascar Sivam

Pascar Sivam

Partner, Supply chain and physical retail

Ex-McKinsey project manager with engineering background

Morten Heick

Morten Heick

Partner, Generalist

Former investment banker and fintech entrepreneur, co-founder of CrediWire

Marc Østerskov

Marc Østerskov

Partner, Marketing and branding

CMO with 12y+ of experience at leading global corporates and startups, from Coca-Cola to Miinto


Advisory Board

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

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

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.

Oliver Lederle

Oliver Lederle

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.

Jakob Jønck

Jakob Jønck

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.

Juha Christensen

Juha Christensen

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.

Ulla Brockenhuus-Schack

Ulla Brockenhuus-Schack

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.


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