The people behind Risika

Balal Gardizi

Data Analyst

MSc in Physics from Copenhagen University. 

Benedicte Lindvold

Brand & Content Manager

MA in International Business Communication from Copenhagen Business School, with experience in B2B content marketing and branding. 

Benjamin Breuer

Business Development Representative

Experience within fundraising and B2B sales. 

Bjarki Mar Stefansson

Back-end developer

MSc in Software Engineering from Technical University of Denmark, specializing in back-end systems and high availability systems.

Cecilie Cullura

Student Assistant

Studying BSc in Business and Mathematics at Copenhagen Business School, with experience from a Big 4 accounting firm.

Christoffer Ljørring

Co-founder & CTO

Cand.scient.oecon from Copenhagen University with experience in statistics and Data Science.

Daniel Wagner

Sales Executive

Experienced sales professional, with experience in sectors finance, travel, education and online platforms. 

Frederik Franklin Eriksen

Back-end Developer

Master of Science in Computer Science and Engineering from Technical University of Denmark with experience within IT development. 

Gustav Hedegaard

Customer Success Manager

Experience within customer support and communication. Currently studying prof. bachelor in International Trade and Marketing. 

Ivaylo Pertov

Junior Frontend Developer

Former chess player, with a mathematical background. 

Ivo Nikolaev

Junior Web Developer

AP degree in Computer Science. Currently studying a bachelor towards Software Development. 

Kristoffer Ekelund Gerdes

Head of Customer Success

MSc in Economics and Business Administration with a focus on Global Marketing & Innovation Management, from the University of Southern Denmark.

Mads Simonsen

Student Analyst

Studying Business & Economics at Copenhagen Business School, experience with data structuring & analysis

Mads Radoor

Chief Culture Officer

Mads has many years of experience with recruitment, employer branding and organizational culture in scale-ups.

Mikkel Jensen

Data Scientist

MSc in Physics from Copenhagen University, experience from the finance & pension sector. 

Nicolai Rasmussen

Co-founder & CFO

MSc in Business Administration and Auditing from Copenhagen Business School, many years of experience working for one of the largest accounting firms with focus on fintech start-ups among other areas.

Oscar Werner

Data Scientist

BSc in Data Science from the IT-University of Copenhagen, part of project LUNARK developing data pipeline for space habitat

Ruben Lindegaard

Head of Enterprise Sales

Over 10 years of experience in sales and credit-granting in the financial sector.

Thorbjørn Rønje

Co-founder & Chief Strategist

Entrepreneur and investor with experience in e-commerce, blockchain and other emerging technologies. 

Thomas Jarolics

Head of Inside Sales

Experienced sales professional, coach and leader within SaaS, tech, media and telecom.

Tim Vanman Jørgensen

Sales Executive

Experienced sales professional within IT, leasing, online- and telecommunication. 

Timm Jeppesen

Co-founder & CEO

MSc in Business Administration and Management Science, from Copenhagen Business School with extensive experience in innovation and data-driven business development in the financial sector. 

Troels Ynddal

Tech Lead & Back-end Developer

Master in Computer Science from Copenhagen University, specializing in infrastructure and scalability.

Tsvetomir Batinov

Team Lead & Full Stack Developer

BA in Computer Science at Copenhagen School of Design and Technology (KEA). 

Vladimir Janković

Senior React Developer

BA in Psychology from Serbian State University (University of Belgrade). 15 years in software development, more than 10 years in senior front-end development roles.

Zilas Gummer

Business Development Representative

Experienced sales consultant within insurance and IT. 

Board of Directors

Mads Jakobsen

Chairman of the Board & Senior Advisor

Previous bank director and Executive Board member of Nordea Group. Advisor in relation to strategy, culture, and management.

Martin Lavesen

Managing Partner at DLA Piper Denmark

+25 years as a business lawyer with a focus on consulting tech-companies. Solid competencies within intellectual property rights, company law, and compliance. Experienced board member who has helped entrepreneurs from establishment to exit. 

Peter Schmiegelow

Owner of Schmiegelow Investment Counselling A/S

Investment counselor with clients in Denmark and England. 

Christoffer Spangenberg

CCO at Auditdata A/S

Commercial leader and advisor, with 20+ years of leading commercial teams in software, tech and credit risk industry. Currently CCO at Auditdata.