About us

The Qvest team

We are on a mission to unleash the power of questions in organizations.

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Pia Lauritzen

Co-founder, Chief Methodologist

It all began with Pia. She is the inventor of the Qvest method. Pia has worked as a consultant using the method since 2008 - providing a strong platform of experience. Pia has a PhD in Philosophy. She has written many articles and books about the nature and impact of questions.

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Anders Pollas

Co-founder, Head of Product

Anders co-founded Podio which he and his partners sold to Citrix in 2012. By night, Anders is a Business Angel and Board Member engaged in several startups. By day, he leads product at Qvest. Anders cares deeply about democratizing knowledge.

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Marie Mathiesen

Co-founder, CEO

Marie met Pia because she was a Qvest customer. She has worked in corporate management and as a consultant across multiple sectors. She has lived in Switzerland, Denmark and the US. She holds a PhD in Organizational Analysis and is quite obsessive about method.

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Niels Søholm

Lead Developer

Niels is a full stack developer who has been working on web-based products for the last decade. He holds a Master of Science in Computer Software Engineering, and he has written code as a consultant, in startups, and for a large corporate bank. He also bakes a mean loaf of sourdough.

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Kasper Kure Larsen

Product Manager

Kasper is the Product Manager at Qvest. He keeps everything on track from sprint to sprint. Before joining Qvest, Kasper ran his own tech startup. Kasper has a BSc from Copenhagen Business School. He speaks Chinese, and he can win a chess match faster than you can say “spreadsheet.”

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Oliver Langberg

Lead Designer

Oliver started out creating experiences as an interaction designer. Once he designed an interactive swipe screen for a German TV station. He is now a digital designer with a strong UX bend. He has designed digital interfaces for giants like Ikea, tiny startups and for companies in between. His favorite color is purple.

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Peter Gönczöl

Frontend Developer

Peter is a frontend developer who loves experimenting with new technologies. When he’s not working for Qvest, he is a student of Computer Science at the Danish Technical University. Peter is originally from Hungary. He loves to play board games, but not to make friends.

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Ava Cramp

Marketing Associate

Ava has a passion for storytelling and very little room in her heart for typos. She is also a professional volleyball player from the States, and is currently studying her Masters in Branding at Copenhagen Business School. Her focus at Qvest is creating content, planning campaigns, and studying marketing analytics.