Experienced Product Manager Copenhagen, Denmark

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(Updated 2024-02-29)

Experienced Product Manager

Copenhagen, Denmark

Native Danish, Fluent English, Beginner German

  • Product Management
  • Learn Startup
  • +20 years experience

Skills (24)

BUSINESS PLANS

MICROSOFT OFFICE

RECRUITING

Product Management

COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS

PRODUCT ROADMAP

VALUE PROPOSITION

COACHING

Dynamics NAV

BUSINESS CASES

GO TO MARKET

EMPLOYEE RESOURCE GROUP

MICROSOFT DYNAMICS

Project Management

DYNAMICS

ACCOUNTANT

PRODUCT MARKETING

ACCOUNTING

Microsoft Dynamics NAV

ERP

Dynamics AX

DOCUMENTATION

SALES ACTIVITIES

Google Cloud

Summary

I am an experienced International Product Manager with a comprehensive understanding of the software industry, garnered through years of hands-on experience. My career has been dedicated to navigating core Product Management functions at both strategic and tactical levels. In my role, I thrive on close collaboration with customers, partner channel and internal teams to shape and execute the vision for future product iterations. This involves crafting detailed Product Roadmaps that align with business objectives, while also developing associated elements such as business plans, value propositions and messaging strategies. My approach is centered around fostering strong partnerships and leveraging cross-functional expertise to drive product success in dynamic markets.

Professional Experience

Associate Consultant - freelancer
Nevico

2023-08 - Present

Working with clients to develop their Product Management function.
Director, Product
Milestone Systems

2017-12 - 2023-06

Management Responsibilities/tasks: 

● Responsible for Product Strategy, and required product roadmap (incl. business plans and business cases) 

● Responsible for the Product Management function in Milestone Systems o Recruiting of team members, development and coaching of team members 

● Overall responsible for bringing the right Milestone offerings to the market.
o Prioritization of ideas and initiatives o Ensure our services support the Milestone offerings.

● Constantly evaluate the business and provide input to secure existing and new business growth.

Results 

● Build up a whole new Product Management team with supporting processes and customer and market focus.
o The team grew from 3 to 12 people.
o Business cases for each key initiative.

● Directly involved in designing a new Product Priority Decision Board across Milestone that ensures all key decision makers are involved in the prioritization.

● Product Strategy and Roadmap for Milestone offerings 

● During the 5 years I worked at Milestone - The Milestone organization grew to double size.

International Product Manager
Widex A/S

2012-01 - 2017-11

Responsibilities/tasks: ● Responsible for solutions concepts development (incl. business plans and business cases) ● Directly involved in developing Product Strategy and roadmap ● Product Management for future Hearing Aid Solution ● Directly involved in the planning of future hearing aid solutions ● Directly involved in driving Vision and Mission for new business areas ● Constantly evaluate the business and provide input to secure existing and new business growth.
Results ● Launch of a new Hearing Aid model - as a part of a full family of hearing aids ● Developed several concepts that were handed over to other teams for execution.
o Direct Integration between hearing aid and smartphones (iPhones as a start) o Potential models for delivering mobile health within the hearing aid industry via remote solutions and smartphones.
● Delivered research results within Mobile Health area to top management.
● Product roadmap for Widex.
2011 (November) - 2011 (December) - Looking for new career opportunities
Sr. Product Manager
Microsoft Dynamics NAV

2005-01 - 2011-10

Responsibilities/tasks: 

● Product Management for Microsoft Dynamics NAV - current and future versions ● Grow Dynamics NAV revenue and customer adds according to plan 

● Constantly evaluate the business and provide input to secure existing and new business growth 

● Oversee the internal Technical readiness activities, ISV Beta Access program and the release management activities 

● Acting as a liason between Global Product Management and Dynamics NAV Research & Development 

● Arranged workshop for new US Product Technical Advisors to ensure they were up to speed on the product.

Results 

● Added more than 6500 new customers each year 

● Added several hundred million USD in revenue for Dynamics NAV 

● Release of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009, Dynamics NAV 2009 SP1, Dynamics NAV 2009 R2 

● Release of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 5 and Microsoft Dynamics NAV 5 SP1 

● Release of Rapid Implementation Methodology 

● Dynamics NAV partner satisfaction up 3 points 

● Average Customer add per active partners increased 0,1% points

Product Manager
Microsoft

2004-01 - 2005-01

MBS Compete Team Responsibilities/tasks: ● Directly involved in customer/competitive research primarily against SAP, SAGE, Visma, Exact and Oracle ● Directly involved in development of a whitepaper that compares MS Technology platform against SAP Netweaver.
● Directly involved with the Dynamics AX team to incorporate competitive information in their plans for future versions against SAP All-in-One ● Directly involved with the Dynamics AX team and Keystone to develop a Dynamics Ax vs. SAP All-in-One whitepaper ● Directly involved with MBS pricing MBS Service Offering to evaluate our offerings against SAP Results ● A stronger competitive offering against SAP All-in-One
Product Manager
Microsoft

2003-01 - 2004-01

Internal Microsoft Dynamics Project Responsibilities/tasks: ● Were directly involved in Project Green where we looked into how a new generation of ERP solutions should look ● Were directly involved in competitive analysis of SAP, Sage, and Oracle to evaluate where they were going
Product Director
Microsoft

2002-01 - 2003-01

MBS Greece Responsibilities/Tasks ● I was responsible for creating a Greek version of Dynamics NAV ● I was responsible for training of partners ● I was responsible for recruiting a team of product specialists that should localize Dynamics NAV to Greek ● I was responsible for managing the product specialists team of 3 people.
● I worked with KPMG to get Dynamics NAV certified for compliance with the Greek legal requirements Results ● A team of product specialists that developed the Greek version and supported the partners ● Release of Dynamics NAV in Greek language and Greek functionality ● 12 new partners signed up and trained ● 10 customers ready at launch of the Greek version.
Product Manager
PC&C

1992-01 - 2002-01

Product Management Responsibilities/Tasks ● Product Management for the Swedish version of Navision ● Product Management for Navision Webshop ● Product Management for Navision Commerce Gateway ● Product Manager - managing a team of 6 product specialists and product marketing people ● Collect and share best practice across the countries ● Attending conferences to present our solution to customers and partners and collect input to future versions Results ● Release of Navision for the Swedish market ● Release of Navision Webshop ● Release of Navision Commerce Gateway ● Release of Navision for IBM iSeries ● Release of Navision for Microsoft SQL Server
Application developer
Navision

2001-01 - 2002-01

I was a part of the Board of Directors at Navision during the 2001 - 2002 when Navision was acquired by Microsoft.
Application Programmer
Formula Micro and Computerland

1991-01 - 1992-01

Responsibility/Tasks ● Collecting business requirement from customers ● Designing new solution according to business requirement ● Writing and testing code ● Installing/configuring NAV at customer site ● Writing documentation of the customer specific functionality ● Training of users in new functionality ● Pre-sales activities for new potential customers Results ● Delivered 3 customer specific solutions Board of Directors

Academic Background

MBA
Henley Management College

1998-01 - 2002-01

Bachelor Of Commerce
Handelsskolen i Nykøbing Falster

2024-02 - 1990-01

Bachelor of Commerce IT
Handelsskolen i Nykøbing Falster

2024-02 - 1990-01

Certifications

Entrepreneurship Essentials – Harvard Business School Online (2023)

2023-07

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