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Meet the change makers

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.

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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.

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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 and General Counsel,
Corporate Legal

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

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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.

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 the research and development of 3Shape’s most successful solutions.

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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.

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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.

Lars Christian Lund

Senior Vice President for Customer Success and Business Development

Lars Christian Lund serves as Senior Vice President for Customer Success and Business Development at 3Shape.

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He has played an essential role in leading 3Shape’s transformation to a customer orientated company and driving its Subscription & Loyalty, Academy, and Customer Care divisions.

Lars is, in addition, responsible for the business development team and driving growth within 3Shape’s Design Services, Audio, Artificial Intelligence, and new business areas. Lars started at 3Shape as the Senior Vice President of Business Development and Marketing. During that time, he was twice nominated chief marketing officer of the year in Denmark.

Lars joined 3Shape in 2014, coming from various leadership positions in Denmark and abroad for global MedTech companies: Maersk Medical, Unomedical, and Ambu.

He holds a Master’s Degree in Economics and Business Administration from Copenhagen Business School with additional studies at University of British Colombia, INSEAD, Wharton and Harvard Business Schools.

Lars is married with 3 children with whom he shares a passion for football. He is a dedicated runner and has completed 4 marathons.

Jesper Lomborg Manigoff

Senior Vice President for R&D
and Regulatory Affairs

Jesper Lomborg Manigoff serves as the Senior Vice President for R&D and Regulatory Affairs at 3Shape. He is responsible for driving research and development at 3Shape in addition to steering 3Shape’s Regulatory Affairs department along with R&D facilities in Ukraine, North Macedonia, and Poland.

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Jesper began his career at 3Shape five years ago as Senior Director for Software Engineering and has since risen to his present leadership position. He has played an important role in helping 3Shape to pave the way in the design automation of world-leading AI algorithms for 3D medical applications. He’s recognized for building up an R&D organization based upon strong product passion, customer insights, and agile development frameworks.

Before coming to 3Shape, Jesper was Managing Director at BK Ultrasound with R&D responsibilities in Denmark, US, and Canada and previously at Scientific Atlanta, a part of Cisco.

He has a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University of Denmark and an Engineering Business Administration degree from the Copenhagen University College of Engineering.

He is married with three children and enjoys long rides on his motorcycle and playing with technologies including building his own 3D printer and a home cinema. He has a number of patents within medical imaging and cloud computing.

Marek Wójcik

Senior Vice President, Production,
Supply Chain and Quality

Marek Wójcik serves as Senior Vice President for Supply Chain, Production, and Quality, at 3Shape.

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During his time at 3Shape, Marek has been responsible for the optimization of 3Shape production and quality performance. He has been instrumental in helping to build a more customer-oriented organization and ensuring that 3Shape products and services are delivered on time and with industry-leading performance: initiatives that have helped to deliver 3Shape’s most profitable quarters in its history.

Prior to joining 3Shape Marek held senior leadership positions with various global multi-billion-dollar organizations including ABB, Widex, and WSAudiology.

He holds a Master’s of Science in Robotics and Automation from the Lodz University of Technology in Poland, and an Executive MBA with distinction from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA.

Marek is married with two children and enjoys mountain biking, hiking, and cooking for friends and family.