Shape Robotics hires new CCO with strong background in EdTech
Company Announcement No. 16-2020
Copenhagen, November 4, 2020
Shape Robotics hires Steen V. Lund as new CCO. Steen V. Lund has a solid commercial background in the educational robotics market from previous positions as Vice President of Global Sales in Arduino and Head of Emerging Markets in LEGO® Education. Steen will start in his new position within November.
“Steen has the necessary expertise to grow our international sales and build a strong sales department. We're really fortunate to gain a leader with Steen's, talent and vision.” says David Johan Christensen, CEO.
At the same time, Shape Robotics opens an office in Odense, where Steen and most of the sales team will work from, in order to be nearer the robotics-cluster in Odense.In addition to Steen Lund, the sales team will be strengthened by two newly hired Sales Channel Manager who will start on December 1st.
About Shape Robotics A/S
Shape Robotics A/S (”Shape Robotics” or ”the Company”) is a Danish robotics company with a strong position in the global educational technology (”EdTech”) market. The Company has developed Fable, a unique modular robot that makes it easy and fun for students to build and program their own robots. Since the launch of Fable in 2017 more than 5000 robots have been sold and shipped to schools around the world.
Shape Robotics helps educational institutions provide excellent teaching that will prepare students for a fast-changing future where digital technologies, artificial intelligence, and automation are transforming life and work. Fable is a modular robot that students can build in seconds. The robot system is robust, can withstand everyday usage in classrooms and can be used to solve demanding tasks. Students code Fable depending on their experience - from simple block programming to coding in the advanced Python language. Comprehensive teaching materials has been developed in collaboration with professional educators. Therefore, Shape Robotics provides complete teaching solutions for educational institutions from the 3rd grade to high-school and vocational schools.
David Johan Christensen, CEO Shape Robotics A/S
Tel. (+45) 2685 0903
André Fehrn, CFO Shape Robotics A/S
Tlf. (+45) 2444 8556
Rugmarken 18, 3520 Farum, Denmark
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