Meet our team

Bifrost Communications has a management team of two persons. Please feel free to contact Bo and Jesper, if there is anything we can do for you.

Bo Pedersen

Chief executive officer

Email: bp@bifrostcommunications.com.

Mobile: +45 5366 4027.

Dr. Bo Pedersen received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) in 1992. He initially worked as Project Manager, Integrated Optics, at NKT, Glostrup Denmark, before joining AT&T Submarine Systems (Later Tyco Submarine Systems) in Holmdel NJ, USA, where he became the Director of next generation technology and systems. In 2000, Dr. Pedersen became the Founder and CTO of Dorsal Networks, a venture-backed fiber-optic systems company, in Maryland, USA (sold to the Corvis Corporation in 2002).In 2005, Dr. Pedersen joined QuNano, in Lund, Sweden, as CEO in 2005 and he was also the co-founding CEO of its two spinouts, Glo AB and Sol Voltaics AB.He is on the Advisory Board to the Department of Photonics at DTU, and he is the co-founding CEO and private investor in Bifrost Communications ApS. Dr. Pedersen hold about 25 patents in the area of fiber-optic.

Jesper Bevensee Jensen

Chief technical officer

Email: jbj@bifrostcommunications.com.

Mobile: +45 2514 4047.

Dr. Jesper Bevensee Jensen received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) in 2008, after which he worked as a Postdoc on optical access networks within the European Union research project ICT-Alpha. From 2011, Dr. Jensen has been Assistant Professor in the Department of Photonics at DTU continuing his research on optical access networks. He is the co-founding CTO and invento of the technology behind Bifrost Communications ApS. Dr. Jensen is the co-author of more than 100 publications, and holds 1 patent in the area of fiber-optics.

The board of directors in Bifrost Communications consist of three persons.

Søren Niebuhr

Chairman of the board of directors. Portfolio manager in Borean Innovation.

Søren Niebuhr has a background in management, entrepreneurship and board work. He has co-owned several businesses and been employed in global companies such as KPMG and Nokia Mobile Phones. He also has experience with starting production in China.

Mr. Niebuhr has a large number of board positions at high tech production companies and other companies. He holds several positions as chairman in companies in various industries, and companies of different maturity levels.

Basil Garabet

Member of the board of directors. President and CEO, NKT Photonics.

Mr. Basil Garabet holds an MSc in Lasers and their applications and has extensive international management experience from leading positions in the photonics industry. Previously with EM4, Altitun, and Melles Griot. Since 2013, Mr. Garabet has been acting as a consultant specialising in revitalising companies towards profit and growth, including the successful turnaround and sale of JK Lasers on behalf of The GSI Group.

Morten Johansen

Member of the board of directors. Bifrost’s finance advisor.

Mr. Morten Johansen holds a Master of Science (MSc) in Business Economics and Auditing from Aarhus School of Business, Aarhus University in 1990. He initially worked as a CPA with Arthur Andersen. For nearly 10 years he worked as Managing director for several entities within the German GEA group – including being regional responsible for UKI, South East Asia and Eastern Europe. Until recently, he was Group EVP and CFO for the Danish Nilfisk Group. He is now active investor in start-up businesses including Bifrost Communications ApS and also works as independent consultant. He holds strong international experience in management, finance and hardware b-t-b business. Further, he holds years of experience working in start-up companies.

Jesper Bevensee Jensen

Observer to the board of directors. Bifrost’s chief technical officer

Please refer to Mr. Jensens’s bio above.