Lars Thinggaard was President and CEO of Milestone Systems A/S until 2020. A Thinkers50 Radar Class of 2019 “thinker to watch”, Lars is an investor and intuitive entrepreneur.
His previous roles include co-founder and CFO at Mondosoft, COO and CFO at Beologic (acquired by Baan), CFO at In2itive (acquired by SPSS), and an auditor at Arthur Anderson and Price Waterhouse, now Price Waterhouse Coopers. Lars led Milestone from 2003, steering the company to be a global industry leader in open platform Internet Protocol (IP) video management software. During his 16 years as CEO, the company’s revenue increased more than fifteenfold. It is now part of the Canon Group.
Lars has a bachelor’s degree in corporate finance and accounting from Copenhagen Business School, and is based in Copenhagen. He is the author of Business Magnetism (2015) and co-author (with Jim Hagemann Snabe) of Tech for Life (2020).