Engineering a Unicorn – May 8th, 2019

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Internet Week Denmark is Denmark’s leading digital festival with 100+ events in and around Aarhus. ORBIT Lab takes part in cooperation with Danish startup, turned unicorn, Tradeshift.

Tradeshift is a Danish unicorn, valued at $1.2 billion, serving more than 1.5 million companies in 190 different countries. Tradeshift drives supply chain innovation for the digitally connected economy. As the leader in supply chain payments and marketplaces, the company helps buyers and suppliers digitize all their trade transactions, collaborate on every process, and connect with any supply chain app.

Scaling an engineering organization from 1 to 10 employees is a good challenge. Scaling to 350 engineers globally, divided into 58 different teams, well that’s an even better challenge. Come and hear how Tradeshift did it – learn how to grow an organization, while still maintaining a healthy growth framework for the individual engineer.


PROGRAM
16.15: Doors open
16.30: Engineering a Unicorn, by Rolf Njor, Tradeshift
17.30–18.30: Beers and networking


ROLF NJOR JENSEN, SVP ENGINEERING, TRADESHIFT
Rolf joined Tradeshift at the very beginning as an engineer/code monkey. He has experienced the wild adventure going from 5 employees in a garage to +1000 employees on a global scale. Today, he works on a strategic level with making product and engineering deliver successfully to the customers of Tradeshift. Rolf is based in San Francisco with his wife and two kids.


WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?
This event is free and open to all.


LANGUAGE
This event will be in English.


LOCATION
Aarhus University School of Engineering, Shannon Building, Room 009–13, Finlandsgade 24A, 8200 Aarhus N.


REGISTRATION
Please register directly via the IWDK website.

General questions may be addressed to Litte Dalsgaard, ORBIT Lab Community Manager: litte@ase.au.dk / 93 52 14 47.