Christian Schwarz Lausten

Co-founder at Landfolk

Christian is co-founder of – a Nordic community of hand-selected summerhouses, hosted by passionate hosts and driven by world-class technology.

Previously he was Head of Airbnb for Work, EMEA with a focus on Airbnb’s offerings to teams and employees and responsible for a $1+ billion budget.

He has founded a number of successful companies in different industries among others (exit to Airbnb in 2019), Seismonaut (Exit 2019) and the fast-growing boutique hotel chain, Nordic Hotel Group in Nigeria.

He is well-known as both a digital veteran as well as often quoted in the media and is a frequently used speaker a board meetings and conferences.

Previous he was co-founder and managing director of the digital management consultancy Seismonaut which he ran for 12 years and lead one of the most talented teams of digital strategists, design researchers, content specialists and creative minds in Scandinavia.

Christian has developed a long range of successful digital-centered networks (Headstart), conferences (Internet Week Denmark, High Tech Human Touch, Community Conference) and publications (The Digital Toolbox, Strategic Event Management). Furthermore, Christian has spoken at conferences from SXSW to RadioDays and in many C25 companies.

Prior to Seismonaut, Christian was part of the innovation consultancy and think tank Innovation Lab.
In his career, Christian has developed and implemented digital transformation solutions for clients such as Masterfoods, B&O, Arla, Danish Crown, Vestas, Oticon, Salling Group, VisitDenmark, Denmark’s Broadcasting Corp., TopDanmark, the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education, the Danish Agency for Digitization, the municipalities of Aarhus, Vejle, Odense, Holstebro and a very long line of public institutions in Scandinavia.

Specialties: digital transformation, digital communication, go-to-market and sales strategy, business strategy, innovation management, user experience, customer insights, digital branding and digital marketing.

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