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 - Copenhagen based vinyl jazz label (2016-)
  • Member, Film Fyn's advisory board - the 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, ccupational health disruptor, (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 (2007-09).
  • Board positions: JobZonen.dk, Boozt.com and EuroInvestor.com and more (2004-2013).
  • Chief Digital Officer, TV 2 / Danmark - Denmark's national public service broadcaster (2001-07)
  • Co-founder E-Doktor, healthtech company (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 - 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 chairman of The Danish Broadcasting Corporation, Michael Christiansen. Read that story here >.

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

Linkedin Rune Bech at Linkedin >

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