Kristian T. Sorensen
Partner, founder, and Public Speaker in København, Danmark
Kristian’s work within financial services has made him an acknowledged fintech thought leader and a frequent speaker at conferences worldwide.
He is ranked on Fintech.Finance’s “Silver Power List”, 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”.
Prior to co-founding Norfico, Kristian served four years in various strategic positions within Nets, where he lead the strategic development related to Nets’ mobile services across the Nordic countries as well as advising Nordic banks about the strategic options for mobile payments.
Since 2010 Kristian has participated in Mobey Forum - the leading global association for mobile financial services, and has been an active contributor to the production of Mobey Forum’s mobile wallet and HCE white papers. He was elected to the Board of Directors in 2012.
Before Nets he worked for the Danish Bank Nykredit moving from managing online banking, over mobile banking to mobile payments. During these years Nykredit won awards for most innovative bank in Denmark and best online banking.
During his time in Nykredit, Kristian also served as member of the Danish Bankers’ Association’s Mobile Working Group. Here, he partook in designing the first Danish attempt for a national mobile payment solution in 2011.
Kristian holds a master’s degree in Communication and Psychology, and has applied this background in the digital space since the early days of the Internet in the mid-1990s. He founded his first advisory agency in 1998 focusing on strategic advice for companies venturing onto the Internet.