The team

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Mikkel Weider
Chief Executive Officer

Mikkel joined Nordisk Film in 2011 as Commercial Director, launching Nordisk Games in 2016 as a means to expand into the games industry. Mikkel has a long track record in management, business development and strategy, forming his very first game company after graduating from university. Mikkel previously held director-level roles at several international internet companies and currently sits on the board of several game studios including Avalanche, Star Stable and Nitro Games. As a fun fact, Mikkel is a four-time Hearthstone legend and reminds our Nordisk Games team almost every day.

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Mikkel Weider
Chief Executive Officer

Mikkel joined Nordisk Film in 2011 as Commercial Director, launching Nordisk Games in 2016 as a means to expand into the games industry. Mikkel has a long track record in management, business development and strategy, forming his very first game company after graduating from university. Mikkel previously held director-level roles at several international internet companies and currently sits on the board of several game studios including Avalanche, Star Stable and Nitro Games. As a fun fact, Mikkel is a four-time Hearthstone legend and reminds our Nordisk Games team almost every day.

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Sofie Filt Laentver
VP of Value Creation

With a decade within the games industry and a background within the arts and digital creative industry, Sofie brings a strategic perspective to the Nordisk Games team, where she focuses on creating value-add to the studios through innovation and development, entrepreneurship, business development and management execution in her role as director of partnerships. Sofie joined Nordisk Games in 2018; prior to that, Sofie was MD of Interactive Denmark, a business focused non-profit organization.

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Sofie Filt Laentver
VP of Value Creation

With a decade within the games industry and a background within the arts and digital creative industry, Sofie brings a strategic perspective to the Nordisk Games team, where she focuses on creating value-add to the studios through innovation and development, entrepreneurship, business development and management execution in her role as director of partnerships. Sofie joined Nordisk Games in 2018; prior to that, Sofie was MD of Interactive Denmark, a business focused non-profit organization.

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Markus Windelen
Partner

Markus’ career in the games industry spans more than 20 years, in which time he has held executive positions in publishing, licensing and operations. Markus joined Nordisk Games at the start of 2021 as Partner & Director of Operations. Markus began his career at Atari, and after 12 years there Markus became COO of independent German publishing house dtp entertainment, leaving this role to become VP of Web Games, and shortly after COO at online game publisher Gameforge.

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Markus Windelen
Partner

Markus’ career in the games industry spans more than 20 years, in which time he has held executive positions in publishing, licensing and operations. Markus joined Nordisk Games at the start of 2021 as Partner & Director of Operations. Markus began his career at Atari, and after 12 years there Markus became COO of independent German publishing house dtp entertainment, leaving this role to become VP of Web Games, and shortly after COO at online game publisher Gameforge.

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Jan Benjaminson
Chief Financial Officer

Jan has a background of more than 30 years as financial controller and CFO. Since year 2000 he worked in small and medium-sized companies, mainly listed on Nasdaq in Stockholm. A broad number of companies have been gaming companies; Massive Entertainment, Level Eight, Starbreeze, and Sozap. Jan has also been working with financing processes and IPO’s.

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Jan Benjaminson
Chief Financial Officer

Jan has a background of more than 30 years as financial controller and CFO. Since year 2000 he worked in small and medium-sized companies, mainly listed on Nasdaq in Stockholm. A broad number of companies have been gaming companies; Massive Entertainment, Level Eight, Starbreeze, and Sozap. Jan has also been working with financing processes and IPO’s.

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Audrey Leprince
Senior Advisor

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Audrey Leprince
Senior Advisor

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Jens Lillebæk
Head of M&A

Jens has 10+ years of experience with M&A and finance from consultancy and the industry/private funds in various sectors. Prior to Nordisk Games, Jens has used the last several years within the Egmont Group focusing on tech companies within e-commerce and digital marketing but since 2017 entirely focusing on Games. His key areas of expertise are M&A, Business cases, Valuation and finance.

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Jens Lillebæk
Head of M&A

Jens has 10+ years of experience with M&A and finance from consultancy and the industry/private funds in various sectors. Prior to Nordisk Games, Jens has used the last several years within the Egmont Group focusing on tech companies within e-commerce and digital marketing but since 2017 entirely focusing on Games. His key areas of expertise are M&A, Business cases, Valuation and finance.

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Frederik Rebsdorf
M&A Director

Frederik joined Nordisk Games in early 2022 and has 10+ years of experience within M&A, business development, and finance. Prior to Nordisk Games, Frederik worked with M&A in the Egmont Group and managed several transactions within tech, games, and media. In addition to Games, Frederik has a strong passion for beer and was previously employed by the Carlsberg Group.

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Frederik Rebsdorf
M&A Director

Frederik joined Nordisk Games in early 2022 and has 10+ years of experience within M&A, business development, and finance. Prior to Nordisk Games, Frederik worked with M&A in the Egmont Group and managed several transactions within tech, games, and media. In addition to Games, Frederik has a strong passion for beer and was previously employed by the Carlsberg Group.

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Christian Øhrstrøm
M&A Director

Christian joined Nordisk Games in early 2022 and comes with +10 years of broad financial background and M&A experience. Prior to Nordisk Games, Christian worked in various financial junior and senior roles at TDC Group Corporate Finance spanning from controlling, budgeting, forecasting, and project management. The latter years in TDC Group Christian was dedicated to M&A with a focus on both infrastructure and digital services/content. Afterward, Christian was a M&A Director at EG supporting acquisitions of software companies across different business verticals. Christian holds a MSc in Finance and Accounting.

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Christian Øhrstrøm
M&A Director

Christian joined Nordisk Games in early 2022 and comes with +10 years of broad financial background and M&A experience. Prior to Nordisk Games, Christian worked in various financial junior and senior roles at TDC Group Corporate Finance spanning from controlling, budgeting, forecasting, and project management. The latter years in TDC Group Christian was dedicated to M&A with a focus on both infrastructure and digital services/content. Afterward, Christian was a M&A Director at EG supporting acquisitions of software companies across different business verticals. Christian holds a MSc in Finance and Accounting.

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Dennis Brix Reichhardt
M&A Manager

Dennis joined Nordisk Games in 2022 and comes with several years of M&A experience. Prior to Nordisk Games, Dennis worked in Deloitte Corporate Finance with exposure to a broad range of different industries. For the last couple of years, he was part of the TMT team with a focus on software companies. His areas of expertise include building business cases, valuation, and project management. Dennis holds a MSc in Applied Economics and Finance and had an exchange semester at Duke University (Go Blue Devils!)

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Dennis Brix Reichhardt
M&A Manager

Dennis joined Nordisk Games in 2022 and comes with several years of M&A experience. Prior to Nordisk Games, Dennis worked in Deloitte Corporate Finance with exposure to a broad range of different industries. For the last couple of years, he was part of the TMT team with a focus on software companies. His areas of expertise include building business cases, valuation, and project management. Dennis holds a MSc in Applied Economics and Finance and had an exchange semester at Duke University (Go Blue Devils!)

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Susanne Hodges
Office & Project Manager

Susanne joined Nordisk Games in 2021 and brings 10+ years of experience in coordinating events and projects to the team. Prior to Nordisk Games, Susanne worked as part of the Event Team at the Danish Producers’ Association where she among other events coordinated Spilprisen (Danish Game Award). Among Susanne’s key areas at Nordisk Games is sustainability including the PlayCreateGreen initiative and she is also taking lead on the Diversity & Inclusion agenda.

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Susanne Hodges
Office & Project Manager

Susanne joined Nordisk Games in 2021 and brings 10+ years of experience in coordinating events and projects to the team. Prior to Nordisk Games, Susanne worked as part of the Event Team at the Danish Producers’ Association where she among other events coordinated Spilprisen (Danish Game Award). Among Susanne’s key areas at Nordisk Games is sustainability including the PlayCreateGreen initiative and she is also taking lead on the Diversity & Inclusion agenda.

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Shawis Ismail
Senior Business Controller

Shawis is a passionate gamer who is working with games from a financial/business perspective here at Nordisk Games. Key areas include finance, budgeting, and reporting in close collaboration with our game studios, to understand key risks and opportunities. Before joining Nordisk Games, he worked 3 years at KPMG and afterwards with business controlling at one of the leading law firms in Denmark & a big IT project within the government.

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Shawis Ismail
Senior Business Controller

Shawis is a passionate gamer who is working with games from a financial/business perspective here at Nordisk Games. Key areas include finance, budgeting, and reporting in close collaboration with our game studios, to understand key risks and opportunities. Before joining Nordisk Games, he worked 3 years at KPMG and afterwards with business controlling at one of the leading law firms in Denmark & a big IT project within the government.

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Christine Harding Nilsson
Group Accounting Manager

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Christine Harding Nilsson
Group Accounting Manager

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Jonathan Bonillas
User Research Manager

Jonathan is the User Research Manager at Nordisk Games. Prior to this, Jonathan lived in Sweden for 3 years working at Paradox Interactive on several of the strategy games and other IPs. He also worked at 2K for a couple of years and conducted user research on Civ VI, XCOM 2, Evolve, Mafia 3, and many other games. He got his start in the games industry working for Activision and conducted user research mainly on the Call of Duty franchise.

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Jonathan Bonillas
User Research Manager

Jonathan is the User Research Manager at Nordisk Games. Prior to this, Jonathan lived in Sweden for 3 years working at Paradox Interactive on several of the strategy games and other IPs. He also worked at 2K for a couple of years and conducted user research on Civ VI, XCOM 2, Evolve, Mafia 3, and many other games. He got his start in the games industry working for Activision and conducted user research mainly on the Call of Duty franchise.

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Lars Boe
Lab Coordinator

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Lars Boe
Lab Coordinator

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Simone Pless
User Researcher

Simone works as a User Researcher at the lab in Nordisk Games. At the lab she conducts playtests, focus groups, tests and evaluation of screen-based prototypes as well as interviews. Simone holds a master’s in Digital Design and Interactive Technologies from ITU, and before joining Nordisk Games she worked as a UX Researcher at Alka Forsikring.

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Simone Pless
User Researcher

Simone works as a User Researcher at the lab in Nordisk Games. At the lab she conducts playtests, focus groups, tests and evaluation of screen-based prototypes as well as interviews. Simone holds a master’s in Digital Design and Interactive Technologies from ITU, and before joining Nordisk Games she worked as a UX Researcher at Alka Forsikring.

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