Søren Juul Jørgensen works with innovation driving innovation across Denmark’s 7 global innovation centers in Asia, Europa and the Americas. For the past 4 years Søren headed the Innovation Center in Palo Alto as CEO and Consul General of Denmark to Silicon Valley, working with tech innovation /tech industry related engagement supporting startups, innovation and research projects.
Søren has spent his career in diplomacy and working for Danish tech companies. Søren has worked with business development for the Danish IT company Maersk Data and for IBM. Through his work for the Danish foreign service he has served as a press spokesman, as head of cabinet for 2 Danish ministers for Europe and negotiating European Policy. Søren has also represented Denmark as a lawyer at the European Court in Luxembourg. Søren is mentor and advisor for various Danish tech startups.
Søren has lived and worked in Copenhagen, Palo Alto, Warszawa, New York and Brussels through his work for the Danish foreign service.
Søren holds a Master’s degree in law from the University of Copenhagen. He has taught law at the same place.