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Our leadership

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our leadership

Armed with different areas of expertise, these are the change makers pushing digital dental technologies forward for the many dental professionals relying on 3Shape.

Jakob Just-Bomholt

Chief Executive Officer, 3Shape

Jakob Just-Bomholt serves as Chief Executive Officer at 3Shape. He is responsible for leading the company’s business strategy and overall operations.


During his time at 3Shape, Jakob has been responsible for reordering the company’s organizational structure to improve customer experience as well as leading 3Shape to its most profitable year on record. He is recognized for his engaging leadership, result focus, and openness by colleagues. With the door to his office always open.

Jakob comes to 3Shape from various senior leadership positions with some of Denmark’s largest multi-billion-dollar organizations including AP Møller, Maersk, and Falck, where he led the world’s largest fleet of ambulances and fire services.

Jakob has a degree from the Copenhagen Business School and an MBA with distinction from INSEAD, France. He is married with three children with whom he shares a love of tennis and is ready for a match anytime.

Kristian Krag Nielsen

Chief Financial Officer

Kristian Krag Nielsen serves as Chief Financial Officer at 3Shape. He is responsible for Finance, Strategy, and IT.


Kristian brings more than ten years of experience in leadership roles to 3Shape. Before joining, he served as Vice President and divisional CFO of Novo Nordisk’s R&D division. Prior to that, he held roles within finance and strategy in the Danish healthcare company working in both Denmark and the US. He has also served with McKinsey & Company, and is a former Reserve Officer in the Danish military.

Kristian holds a Masters in Political Science from the Harvard Kennedy School (US) and Aarhus University (Denmark), with additional studies at the Aarhus School of business.

Kristian is married with two children, and spends his leisure time enjoying outdoor life, including biking and skiing.

Henriette Stakemann

Vice President Legal, IP & Sustainability
General Counsel

Henriette serves as Vice President, and General Counsel to 3Shape’s corporate legal division.


During her time at 3Shape, together with the team, she has driven the development of 3Shape’s legal and compliance operations, including its legal business partner set-up. And strengthened the company’s patent work to protect ongoing innovation. Henriette is, in addition, a key driver in 3Shape’s commitment to sustainability.

Before joining 3Shape, as partner at the Danish law firm, Plesner, she worked with mergers and acquisitions and as an advisor to executive management and Board of Directors for both private and listed companies for some twenty-five years.

Henriette earned her Masters of Law from the University of Copenhagen.

She is married with two children and enjoys gardening, swimming in the sea, tennis, and the island of Bornholm.

Niclas Blohm

Chief Technology Officer

Niclas Blohm serves as Chief Technology Officer at 3Shape. He provides the overall leadership of 3Shape’s innovation.


Niclas joined 3Shape in 2023 and has been instrumental in consolidating and building on the company’s strong, unified innovation team. With his knowledge, expertise, enthusiasm, and passion for technology, 3Shape’s R&D and Product Management teams move forward at an ever-greater pace under his direction.

A Swedish national who has spent many years working in Denmark, Niclas built his career with (Sony) Ericsson and GN Audio/Jabra. In recent years, he headed up the large R&D function at GN.

He is the personification of one of our core values: Innovate with Passion.

Rune Fisker

Senior Vice President of Product Strategy

Rune Fisker is the Senior Vice President for 3Shape Product Strategy. He plays a key role in driving 3Shape’s successful products and solutions.


Rune’s vision for digital dentistry, keen interest in serving customers, and a passion for creating game-changing solutions have helped make him a driving force behind 3Shape innovation. He spends much of his time working alongside dentists and labs to better understand their needs and advance their work.

His foresight and passion for digital dentistry have made him a much sought-after global lecturer and recognized expert in the field.

Rune was 3Shape’s first official employee and along 3Shape founders, Tais Clausen and Nikolaj Deichmann, was instrumental in helping to launch 3Shape from a small apartment in Copenhagen.

He holds a M.Sc. and Ph.D. from Denmark’s Technical University and an Executive MBA from Copenhagen Business School. He is also the inventor of more than 50 patent applications. Rune is married with a daughter and an avid runner, traveller, and foodie.

Pernille Riis Johansen

Vice President and Head of People & Organization

Pernille Riis Johansen is the Vice President and Head of 3Shape’s People & Organization. She is responsible for leading 3Shape human resource activities.


During her time at 3Shape, she has focused on positioning P&O as a strong lever for our company success, fuelling employee engagement with initiatives like “People Pulse” while at the same time, strengthening the company’s talent acquisition ambitions. Pernille is passionate about people and a strong believer in a workplace that demonstrates humanity, humility, and humor in both its leadership and actions.

She brings more than fifteen years of international experience to 3Shape, having joined the company from divisional senior director positions at Novo Nordisk, Christian Hansen, Andersen Management International and Deloitte Business Consulting.

She has a Masters of Science and Business Administration from the Copenhagen Business School with additional studies at Harvard Kennedy School.

Pernille is married with three children and an avid traveler who enjoys experiencing new cultures and sights with a particular affinity for Spain— where she has spent time studying and working.

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