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The Tokenizer is developed and managed by Norfico in Copenhagen, Denmark. Below you will find the core team behind The Tokenizer. Besides the core team, The Tokenizer also work with selected independent content contributors.

Michael Juul Rugaard, Editor in Chief

Michael has more than fifteen years of experience as a strategic communication adviser, author, and editor of magazines, books, articles and white papers.

In 2016, Michael co-founded Norfico, the first consultancy company in the Nordic region to deliver strategic advisory and communications services focusing on fintech – payments, regtech, blockchain and crypto.

In Norfico Michael has been responsible for strategic communication advice, editorial services and content providing for a number of clients within banking, fintech, blockchain and crypto. Examples of publications from Norfico: https://issuu.com/norfico

Before founding Norfico, Michael was a press spokesperson and press manager for six years at Nets/Teller, the largest payment and fintech company in the Nordics.

Previously to entering the payment and fintech space, Michael was a co-founder of a Danish PR-agency and a strategic Communications Adviser and Account Director in two other Nordic and international agencies. Clients included global brands and public organisations such as IBM, Lenovo, Maersk Line, Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, Ministry of Education, Ministry of the Environment, The Transportation Council, The Danish Technological Institute.

Michael holds a master’s degree in communication, language and literature from the Department of Scandinavian Studies and Linguistics, University of Copenhagen.


Kristian T. Sørensen, Deputy Editor

Kristian’s work within financial services has made him an acknowledged fintech thought leader and speaker at conferences worldwide.

He has been ranked on Fintech.Finance’s “FintechFamous”; Rise Global’s “100 most influential people in fintech”; Planet Compliance’s ”Top 50 Regtech Influencers”; Instech London’s “Insurtech Power 100” and was shortlisted by PayExpo for the 2016 “Payments Power 10”.

Kristian has more than fifteen years of experience with digital financial services and serves as strategic advisor to leading banks and technology providers on current and emerging technologies, trends and regulation.

He has also been delivering strategic advice and consulting to companies working with blockchain technology and tokenization as well as a member of workgroups and roundtables on the application of blockchain technology.

Before co-founding Norfico, Kristian served four years in various strategic positions with Nordic payment giant Nets. During this period, Kristian also spent significant time advising Nordic banks and merchant about the strategic options for mobile and emerging payments.

Kristian holds a master’s degree in Communication and Psychology.


Tom Penn, Sales Director

Tom heads up our sales operations at The Tokenizer and brings with him over a decade’s experience in international media sales across publishing, online and exhibitions. He has worked with the Norfico team on annual projects over the past years focusing on the wider fintech sector. With many years of leading launch events, websites and publications, Tom sees The Tokenizer as an exciting platform and looks forward to playing his part in the development of tokenization.

Please send Tom an email on tom@thetokenizer.io for enquiries about sponsorship or advertising.

Tom Penn round

Niels Holger Fischer Pedersen, Communication Manager

Niels Holger has a background in communication, corporate marketing and advertising. He served several years as a creative copywriter with one of Northern Europe’s largest marketing and branding agencies, Kunde & Co, as well as with one of Denmark’s leading crypto brokerage companies. At the Tokenizer, Niels Holger is responsible for the research, development, quality assurance, and approval of content as well as branding activities.

Niels Holger holds a master’s degree in Communication and Media Studies from Aarhus University as well as a deep fascination for innovative financial services and emerging technologies.


Jeppe Vigel Larsen, Market Analyst

With pronounced researching, communication and analytical skills, Jeppe is an indispensable part of the team behind the Tokenizer. Through his engagement with the PR and Communication consultancy Norfico, Jeppe is familiar with both traditional PR assignments as well as business and market analysis and strategizing in relation to blockchain and cryptocurrency-specific projects, including the global blockchain-based shipping container registry Blockshipping.

Jeppe has studied Economics and Business Administration at Syddansk Universitet and holds a strong commitment to the fintech industry and its ecosystems.


Anders Haas, Digital Marketing Manager

Anders is responsible for developing, implementing and managing digital marketing strategies and campaigns that enhance company or product awareness and increases traffic and leads. Familiar with analytical tools and practices, he measures and improves the performance of marketing campaigns, email marketing, and social media efforts across channels and devices.

Prior to the Tokenizer, Anders has worked on several blockchain-based projects for the PR and Communication consultancy Norfico, including the global blockchain-based shipping container registry Blockshipping. Anders has studied Economics and Business administration – International Marketing and Management at Copenhagen Business School.


Jonas Kasper Jensen, writer and artist

Jonas is a writer and a visual artist based in Copenhagen. In his work, Jonas is inspired by blockchain technology. He studied at The Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen with Prof. Carsten Juhl and at Städelschule, Frankfurt with Prof. Willem de Rooij. In conjunction with his own practice, Jonas Kasper Jensen is part of the artist group Lehman Brothers.

Visit Jonas Kasper Jensen’s website here: www.jonaskasperjensen.com