The speakers at Alumni Day are:



Claus Meyer, Distinguished Alumnus 2017 and Adjunct Professor in Sustainable Gastro Entrepreneurship at Copenhagen Business School
Claus Meyer is a successful entrepreneur who has excelled by turning passion into profession and in creating impact. Claus Meyer has had a remarkable career and has built not one, but many companies and created many jobs. With food and cooking as his primary platform he has shown a commitment to society, and at times to society’s weakest, and furthermore he is one of the architects of the world famous new Nordic kitchen.
Claus Meyer has contributed to Copenhagen Business School in various ways, not least by sharing his experience and knowledge as an Adjunct Professor.


Join Distinguished Alumnus Claus Meyer’s talk on “Entrepreneurship and social responsibility” at Alumni Day.



Marcus Møller Larsen, alumnus and Associate Professor, Department of Strategic Management and Globalization 

Marcus Møller Larsen is Associate Professor of Strategic and International Management. His research lies on the intersection of strategy, organizational theory and international business, with a particular focus on offshoring and emerging economy multinationals. His research has been published in leading journals such as the Journal of International Business Studies, Organization Science, and Strategic Management Journal.

Join Marcus Møller Larsen’s talk on “Why do firms so often fail when they go abroad” at CBS Alumni Day. 


Martin Jes Iversen, alumnus and Associate Professor, Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy

Martin Jes Iversen’s research and interests are centered on how markets have changed over time regarding a long term perspective and how corporations have amended their strategies in accordance with the market. A prolific author, Martin’s focus has primarily been on the Danish financial sector and the development of the shipping industry. In fall 2016, his book “Udsyn: ØK, Danmark og verden” was published.

Join Martin Jes Iversen’s talk on “Win or lose - Why the EAC (Østasiatisk Kompagni) collapsed while A.P. Moller-Maersk became the World’s largest” at CBS Alumni Day.


Mette Morsing, alumna and Professor, Department of Management, Society and Communication at CBS, and MISTRA Chair of Sustainable Markets at Stockholm School of Economics

Mette Morsing’s research focuses on the governance of organizations in the interplay of internal and external stakeholders in the context of CSR and sustainability. Her research has been published in a number of highly regarded international scholarly journals. Morsing is a Board Member at the LEGO Foundation, Claus Meyer Foundation, ASCOR Amsterdam University's Communication School and Copenhagen Business School. From 2002 till 2012, Mette Morsing was the Founding Director of cbsCSR and from 2011 till 2016 she was Academic Director of CBS Sustainability Platform.

Join Mette Morsing’s talk on “Sustainable development is our time’s greatest challenge. But what does sustainable growth look like?” at Alumni Day.


Pernille Steen Pedersen, alumne og PhD, Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy 

Pernille Steen Pedersen forsvarede i 2016 sin Ph.d.-afhandling på CBS. Pernille forsker i stress og skam og har i 2016 udgivet den forskningsbaserede bog ”Slip stress ud af skammekrogen”, og er derudover en passioneret debattør og foredragsholder. Forud for sin afhandling arbejdede Pernille 10 år i Beskæftigelsesministeriet, hvorfra hun har indgående viden om indsatser mod sygefravær.


Hør Pernille Steen Pedersens oplæg “På arbejde med liv og sjæl” til Alumni Day.


Ravi Vatrapu, Professor, Department of IT Management

Ravi Vatrapu is Director of the Centre for Business Data Analytics and Professor of human computer interaction at the Department of IT Management. Professor Vatrapu’s current research focus is on big social data analytics, and his current research programme seeks to design, develop and evaluate a new set-theoretical approach to computational social science, Social Set Analytics (SSA). SSA models social media interactions as associations to ideas, values and social actors and consists of novel formal models, predictive methods and visual analytics tools for big social data.

Join Ravi Vatrapu’s talk on “Fake News on Facebook in US Elections 2016: Big Social Data Analytics of the Presidential Candidates” at Alumni Day.

Thomas Frandsen, alumnus and Assistant Professor, Department of Operations Management 

Thomas Frandsen’s research is within the area of Service Operations Management and currently focusing on servitization. Thomas is co-managing the applied research project “Driving Competitiveness through Servitization,” funded by The Danish Industry Foundation. In research and teaching Thomas is focusing on how companies can design and manage their operational capabilities, processes and supply chains to support their strategic direction.


Join Thomas Frandsen’s talk on “Driving competitiveness through servitization” at Alumni Day.

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