Lars has more than 30 years of high-tech experience, working as an entrepreneur and investor. Starting his career with a number of years in the pharmaceutical industry, Lars joined the IT industry as head of the family-owned company BRUHN, which grew rapidly under his leadership before divestment to Canon Inc. In 1988 Lars then founded Bruhn Newtech, which today has grown to be the leading supplier of warning system software, with customers in 29 countries and subsidiaries in the US and UK.
Lars was one of the founding fathers of IVS in 1999, which in 2007 became Northcap Partners in a merger with BankInvest IT venture. At IVS, Lars served as Managing Partner and Chairman, taking an active role in several portfolio companies as well as creating a unique international network, and turning the company into a leading Scandinavian venture capital investor within the ICT sector.
Furthermore, Lars was appointed Innovation Champion 2009 in Denmark by Berlingske Nyhedsmagasin.