Jens Munch Lund-Nielsen has constructed a life and profession on bringing collectively completely different skilled fields and sectors, thereby creating new forms of partnerships. By rigorously and intentionally mixing various consultants and pursuits, he has constructed new ventures and created impactful partnerships — particularly throughout the subject of provide chains and international commerce. For the final eight years he has taken up completely different roles inside A.P. Moller — Maersk together with launching a brand new e-trade platform for Africa, cast a partnership with a big financial institution to develop monetary commerce companies with concentrate on rising markets, co-founder of a public-private partnership with concentrate on commerce facilitation together with 5 governments, the ICC and the World Financial Discussion board. Inside the subject of CSR, he has launched human proper initiatives and established a partnership with different logistic corporations akin to UPS and Agility supporting the UN World Meals Programme, to ship a speedy response to massive pure disasters around the globe.
Along with his academic background in civil engineering and a grasp in Philosophy, Jens additionally holds an MBA from INSEAD. Jens is a Danish nationwide residing in London along with his household.
On becoming a member of IOTA
Personally, I’m very excited to hitch IOTA for 3 primary causes: 1) The Tangle resolution has overcome intrinsic issues of conventional blockchain know-how (with its fee-less and scalable transactions) thus radically elevating the ambition stage. 2) The open and collaborative method to innovation and utility of the know-how, makes the IOTA Basis one of the crucial thrilling locations to work proper now. three) Making use of the Tangle into worldwide commerce and provide chains could make a severe dent in a future the place many extra farmers and producers can be part of the financial system in a significant and self-sustainable approach. The potential results are equally massive within the developed because the creating world. It’s my hope, as a brand new staff member, to use my expertise and experience to maintain the momentum and the fulfilment of the IOTA imaginative and prescient.
Earlier than becoming a member of IOTA I used to be a part of a staff mapping the paperwork and processes concerned in worldwide commerce. We used the pattern instance of a container of flowers from Kenya to Holland to higher perceive the variety of paperwork and stakeholders concerned within the delivery course of. The end result was shocking even to long-term consultants throughout the delivery industries because of the cumbersomeness and share variety of actors concerned. We early on mentioned utilizing blockchain know-how and the extra I realized the extra I understood the transformative potential of the distributed ledger know-how.
Jens is a pioneer of digitizing the provision chain, which is in some ways the spine of the trendy worldwide financial system and business. He has intensive expertise coping with authorities and firms, conveying new and typically complicated matters. His expertise with rising markets will probably be of nice worth to IOTA’s international adoption, as these creating nations can leap frog quite a lot of the iterative steps that the developed nations has gone by way of and as a substitute undertake the chopping fringe of know-how immediately. We’re very excited to have him a part of the IOTA Basis to drive adoption as a vanguard in new fields. Give him a heat welcome!