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Christian Lanng

Tech Visionary

  • Chairman and visionary for a team of rock stars, building a better work experience through AI native software.
  • Christian Lanng is a visionary entrepreneur and the Chairman and Chief Visionary of Beyond Work, a cutting-edge platform dedicated to revolutionizing the way people interact with their software systems and jobs. His mission is to make work more productive and fulfilling through the transformative power of technology.
  • Beyond Work stands out as a pioneering platform that leverages AI, particularly large language models, to simplify enterprise tasks and eliminate monotonous, valueless work. Unlike conventional enterprise software, Beyond Work streamlines tasks and automates processes, sparing users from repetitive duties and tedious responsibilities.
  • Christian Lanng's profound understanding of technology, honed through his role as the CEO and co-founder of Tradeshift, has greatly influenced his vision for the future of work. He firmly believes that the majority of enterprise software fails to enhance the lives of its users, and he sees AI as a unique opportunity to improve both the quality and productivity of work.
  • With Beyond Work, Lanng envisions a future where people can enjoy more productive and satisfying careers, aided by AI that simplifies their work and removes the burden of routine tasks. His passion for the intersection of people, technology, and language serves as the driving force behind the development of this platform, which has the potential to redefine our understanding of work and its role in our lives.
  • Christian Lanng's remarkable leadership and expertise have been instrumental in the success of Tradeshift, a global trade platform that has processed over $1 trillion worth of transactions across its network. In his new role as Chairman and Chief Visionary of Beyond Work, he is poised to introduce innovative solutions that will shape the future of work and human potential. His unstoppably curious nature, combined with his rebel spirit and in-depth knowledge of supply chains, positions him as a key figure in the evolution of the workplace.
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  • Members of the Global Agenda Council on the Future of Software & Society will come together to discuss the how the next generation of enterprise and personal digital eco-systems will evolve, define the key drivers and issues and prioritise those which require greater understanding, action or global collaboration.

B.A. Sociology

Aalborg University

2001 to 2004
Wrote and researched about: the sociological dimensions of 4G networks and the applicability of sociological theory to technology, peer 2 peer networks, internet economics, emergent structures in Google and other search engines, virtual organisations and how to manage innovation.

Master of Sociology

Københavns Universitet - University of Copenhagen

Public management, evaluation, statistics and economics.
  • Software Development
  • Trade
  • Visionary Leader