Lars Thøgersen

CEO and Founder, Industrial Designer MDD
+45 3178 1000
lt@cphinventures.com

Lars Thøgersen is a serial entrepreneur who has been the driving incentive of several start-up companies across a range of industries.  He has 25 years of extensive experience across the spectrum of design, business and technology always from a people centered perspective. Under his leadership, CPH Inventures has developed to be one of the leading design companies in Denmark winning most recently the 2008 Danish Design Council Award.

Lars is a well known and award winning designer within consumer products and services and industrial design. The founder and CEO of a concept house, CPH Inventures, Lars’ expertise spans business development; strategy; marketing; new product financing and branding; human resources as well as the design and technical aspects of both product and service design from a holistic perspective.

Lars is a ‘hands on’ designer and manages his company through focusing on a people centered approach to concept making.  He is able to motivate and inspire creative teams to deliver superb creative work under tight deadlines that create value for the clients who are Denmark’s industry leaders.  Lars has passion for combining creativity, ideation, design and decision making processes to implement solutions that bring a significant return on investment to the client. Lars emphasizes the need for interdisciplinary teams to make meaningful concepts and solutions for his clientele.  CPH Inventures is a ‘one stop shop’ where clients receive facilitation in, among other things: concept generation; graphic design; technical design; client/vendor interaction; sketching; prototyping; ‘user’ research; human factors and usability; business and graphic presentations; strategic branding & marketing; business development; intellectual property and project management.

Lars is also a member of several advisory committees including the Danish Ministry for Technology and Innovation, and he is passionate about his wife and three daughters.