Mikkel Svane (Zendesk)

Aug 26, 2013, 10:00 PM – Aug 27, 2013, 1:00 AM

Mikkel holds a BSc(Econ) in Market Economics from Denmark, is a frequent Twitter user and loves spending time with his wife and kids when not working with his awesome team and Zendesk customers.

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About this event

Mikkel Svane, Fundador e CEO, Zendesk: Após uma viagem inspiradora a San Francisco em 1995, Mikkel lançou um dos primeiros portais web da Dinamarca. Menos de um ano depois, o portal foi adquirido por um jornal dinamarquês, e Mikkel fundou Caput, um software que fornecia componentes para a construção de redes sociais e comunidades on-line. Servindo como CEO da Caput até 2002, ele se tornou entāo o General Manager para uma empresa alemā chamada Materna. Tal emprego o fez reencontrar os antigos amigos Morten e Alex, com os quais ele fundou a Zendesk em 2007. Sobre a Zendesk: A Zendesk, empresa fornecedora de software em nuvem para atendimento ao cliente com sede em São Francisco (EUA), foi fundada em 2007 por Mikkel Svane, Alexander Aghassipour e Morten Primdahl. Atualmente possui escritórios na Dinamarca, Inglaterra, Irlanda, Japão, Austrália, além dos Estados Unidos e conta com mais de 30 mil clientes em todo o mundo, sendo que 800 deles estão no Brasil. Conta com aporte de US$ 87 milhões originados de quatro rodadas de investimentos da Benchmark Capital, Charles River Ventures, Matrix Partners, Redpoint Ventures, Index Ventures, GGV Capital e Goldman Sachs. EN Version Mikkel Svane, Founder and CEO, Zendesk: After an inspirational trip to San Francisco in 1995, Mikkel launched what was one of Denmark’s first horizontal community portals. Less than a year later the portal was acquired by a Danish newspaper and Mikkel founded Caput, a software company specializing in standard software components for community building and social networks. Serving as its CEO until 2002 he became General Manager for the German service management consulting group Materna. His tenure there reunited him with former friends and colleagues Morten and Alex with whom he founded Zendesk and launched it in October 2007. Mikkel holds a BSc(Econ) in Market Economics from Denmark, is a frequent Twitter user and loves spending time with his wife and kids when not working with his awesome team and Zendesk customers.

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Speaker

  • Mikkel Svane

    Zendesk

When

When

August 26 – 27, 2013
10:00 PM – 1:00 AM UTC

Agenda

10:00 PMNetworking and Food
11:00 PMFireside Chat
12:00 AMNetworking

Organizer

  • Luca Albertinazzi

    Startup Grind

    Country Manager Brasil

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