IOTA Foundation Director @FARMOR CLOUD FACTORY
Per, born in Denmark and currently residing in Thailand, has been active in the Bitcoin community since 2009 and he is working with several national banks to develop cashless government solutions. He is also working with UN, World Bank and Asian Development Bank on projects about how blockchain and distributed ledgers can be used in extending financial services to the unbanked, eliminate corruption in aid disbursing on local levels, using cryptocurrency (digital money) as payment for refugee aid and with helping Asian governments in how to regulate cryptocurrencies, if at all.
He is an expert in biometric security and tokenization, which uses sophisticated cryptography to secure anything from financial transactions to how to use your mobile device as your hotel room key.
Last but not least, Per is a mentor for global accelerator programs like Startup Bootcamp advising in FinTech and RegTech issues for Asian and global startups.
He started his career by obtaining a degree in economics before jumping right into becoming a pioneer in the renewable energy industry before working as head of marketing at Bang & Olufsen. From there he achieved success at several companies in different sectors including IBM and ResponseTek in the US and Europe.
Throughout his career he has worked directly and indirectly with several of the largest brands in the world including Ford, Aston Martin, Mercedes Benz, SonyEricsson, Virgin Media and more.
He was headhunted to work in Thailand 12 years ago and decided to stay ever since. At the moment he leads his own business development company Farmor Cloud Factory which works with a wide range of western companies like HYPR, Falcon.io and iMotions aiming to establish themselves in the Asian region.