Welcome to the digital home of Rune Bech, journalist, serial entrepreneur and advisor engaged in digital entrepreneurship (and jazz).

Current engagements:

  • Co-founder, Liva Healthcare - disease and lifestyle management (HealthTech), Copenhagen and London (2015-)
  • Founder, Jazzhus Montmartre - Copenhagen's legendary non-profit jazz venue (2010-)
  • Co-founder, Unity Rec - the all analouge vinyl jazz label (2016-)
  • Member, Film Fyn's advisory board - Danish regional film fund (2012-)
  • Founder & CEO, BechMedia - advisor and investor in digital transformation (2007-)

Previous engagements:

  • Chairman, Nianet A/S - National B2B fiber optics network operator (2008-2018, acquired by EQT)
  • Member, Danish Ministry of Culture's committee on Public Service (2014-2016)
  • Co-founder, SundhedsDoktor, B2B occupational health company, (2006-2016, aquired by Falck Healthcare).
  • Executive Vice President (Global Head of Digital, and Group Communications Director), Saxo Bank A/S (2012-15).
  • Chairman of Waoo A/S (formerly Smile Content) - B2C triple play fiber operator (2007-10).
  • Columnist for the Danish business daily Børsen - freelance writer (2007-09).
  • Board positions: JobZonen.dk, Boozt.com and EuroInvestor.com (2004-2013).
  • Chief Digital Officer, TV 2 / Danmark - Denmark's national public service broadcaster (2001-07)
  • Co-founder E-Doktor, HealthTech compan (2002-08, aquired by Aller Media)
  • Co-founder NetDoctor, a leading European health portal, (1998-2001, aquired by Hearst Media, Berlingske Media et al)
  • TV reporter (foreign affairs) at TV 2 Nyhederne - the national Danish TV news (1997-98)
  • Foreign Correspondent for Politiken - a leading broadsheet newspaper (Central and Eastern Europe 1989-93, and London 1993-97)

Passion: Initiated the re-opening of Copenhagen's legendary Jazzhus Montmartre in 2010. Driving force behind the historic venue for world class jazz together with DR chairman Michael Christiansen and a team of volunteers. Read that story here >.

Contact Rune Bech
Email: rune@bechmedia.dk
Phone DK: (+45) 20 28 96 66

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