Managing Director and CEO
Mr Stig Kejser Nielsen, B.Sc. EE, EBA
Mr Stig Kejser Nielsen has a background in automation and engineering as well as business development and management. He worked for ABB for several years before starting a company where he for more than 15 years successfully supplied engineering, projects and complex industrial manufacturing equipment.
Stig grew up in Denmark but already as very young he sailed the world as a Marine machinist and Engineer officer.
He became an electrician and in his mid-twenties he then held three technical educations graduating from technical university with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE). Working as an engineer and project leader at ABB, he became very business oriented and soon after earned his diploma in Engineering Business Administration (EBA).
He has founded several succesfull engineering companies as well as one of the leading consultancy in Machine and Process Safety “Bowitek ApS”. He serves as Managing Director and CEO of Alpha-E as well as on the Board of Alpha-E, and as Chairman of Bowitek.
Director of Business Development
Mr Per Junker Thiesgaard, B.Sc. CS, Exam.Art. psych., Executive MBA (CBS)
Per has more than 30 years of experience with top management, international sales and business development, and has hands-on experience in more than 25 countries across the globe.
Per initially started his own software company when he was 20 years old and over the following 17 years grew the business with customers in 20 countries and subsidiaries in Maryland, USA and Salisbury and London, UK. The company, Bruhn NewTech, was a contractor to the US DOD and UK MOD, delivering highly specialised warning and reporting systems, consisting of both software and hardware, for command and control systems integrated into numerous vehicle types, ships and command post installations - subsequently taken into operational use by all NATO countries and many allies.
Achieving these results required working with many partners and agents worldwide as well as partnerships with large corporations such as British Aerospace (now BAe Systems), General Dynamics, Smith Industries (via Graseby Ionics) and many other.
Since 2001 Per has supported client companies developing international businesses requiring an international business plan and an international roll-out via partners, agents and distributors.
Per has a keen interest in building a professional business networks, and has an extensive network with top management and ownership in many companies in Europe and further afield.
Per has a background in Computer Science and Psychology as well as an Executive MBA in general management.
Alpha-E Africa Lead
Mr Edgar C Ikombo, Executive MBA (CBS)
Edgar has over 20 years experience in International Business development, including sales management and global market management across multiple industries. Adept in multi- geography and diverse team environment.
Edgar’s experience in Business Development and company representation spans the globe, and touches fields as diverse as IT, Telecom, Engineering, and Medical Equipment manufacturing companies, Oil & Gas, and Education.
While at Verizon Business (then MCI/WorldCom) in the United States, Edgar helped start a new media line of business through collaboration with TWI Inc. As a Partner Business Manager at Interse and Secunia, in Denmark, Edgar helped set up large OEM relationships with Microsoft, CISCO, Seccom Networks. As a Regional Sales Manager at Radiometer Medical, Edgar helped successfully represent the company in Asia, Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa.
As an owner and co- founder of IKOMPANI, Edgar has successfully represented, or matched European and American companies in Africa. He’s currently a Special Advisor on Partner Strategy, for the Global Public Affairs Director at Lego Education, as well representing Arla in Central Africa.
Besides giving an occasional lecture at the local High Schools about Africa related topics, Edgar is a founding member of ADDR (Africa Denmark Diaspora Rally,) an association focusing on representing the Africa Diaspora’s interests here in Denmark.
Edgar grew up traveling the world as the son of a Congolese diplomat. He is at ease working in various cultural settings. He earned an MBA in General Management from the Copenhagen Business School. Edgar fluently speaks English, French, Linguala, Spanish, Danish and he has working knowledge of Portuguese.
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