Hello, I'm Troels Agergaard Jacobsen

Tech Executive
and Advisor

About Me

Troels Agergaard Jacobsen headshot

Experienced tech executive with 10+ years of strategy, technology and management consulting experience across industries. I welcome new challenges and approach problems with initiative, a strong personal drive and an open mind.

I’m passionate about technology and enjoy leading tech organizations/teams and working with senior business stakeholders in facing the highly complex problems and solve the big challenges private companies and public organizations face in today’s digital world. Building on my strong technical foundation, I bring a unique combination of deep technical expertise, thorough business understanding, an ability to retain a strategic view and a proven leadership track record.

I help people and organizations dive into the technical depths of emerging technologies to understand how they impact businesses, public organizations and society. Using my understanding, I always strive to bring innovative thinking to the organization on how such technologies — be it Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things or Event Driven Architectures — can unlock business value and address specific challenges.


My passion is to work with people in facing the highly complex problems and solve the big challenges private companies and public organizations face in today’s digital world.

Technology Leadership & Advisory

Leading large tech organizations in mixed sourcing setups and advising the C-level on the strategic use of technology to achieve business outcomes.

Significant breath and depth of knowledge within areas ranging from infrastructure & cloud and legacy business applications to modern event driven architectures and cutting edge technologies.

Digital & Technology Strategy

Developing extensive digital & technology strategies for companies and organizations across industries with a focus on coupling strategy and execution to achieve real world results.

Working with with Business, Enterprise and IT architects to define achievable target architectures that establishes the necessary business and technology capabilities for success.

Transformation Shaping & Management

Shaping and planning digital & technology transformation journeys and defining transition architectures to manage value delivery, complexity and risk towards the desired outcomes.

Defining delivery organization and model to ensure effective and efficient execution of the transformation and understanding and managing change impact.

Operating Model & Governance

Designing and implementing operating models — composed of a coherent set of target capabilities; organizational designs; processes, roles & responsibilities; and supporting tools — to minimize overhead and ensure effective delivery.

Establish efficient decision making structures to ensure the right people are making the right decisions at the right time.

Sourcing & Vendor Management

Defining and implementing sourcing strategies and setting up vendor & contract management capabilities to support digital & technology strategies and ensure the right flexibility and availability of talent at the right cost.

Driving both procurement and sales processes, negotiating large software software and consulting contracts — both as buyer and seller — and executing and responding to public tenders.

Programme, Project & Service Management

Setting up and managing technology programmes & projects and service delivery with large delivery organizations and multi bnDKK impact.

Experienced in both agile and waterfall programme & project delivery methodologies as well as ITIL based IT service delivery.

Work & Education

2023 - present

Accenture Strategy & Consulting

Public Sector Strategy Director
Public Sector Consulting Services

Specializing in Technology Strategy & Architecture and Transformation Shaping & Management within Public Sector as part of Accenture’s Strategy & Consulting practice in Copenhagen. Engaging daily with senior client stakeholders and managing client and Accenture project teams to successfully solve difficult problems and deliver value to clients.

2020 - 2023

Alm. Brand Group

Vice President,
Head of IT Development, Core Systems

Responsible for development, maintenance and operations of Alm. Brand Group’s Core Insurance and Sales Platform managing ~10 bnDKK of annual revenue. Leading a development and maintenance organization of 100+ internal and external IT specialists in a global mixed-sourcing model combining system integration partnerships, managed service outsourcing and staff augmentation.

Activities include recruiting, talent strategy & management, sourcing & procurement, vendor & contract management, performance management as well as continuously adjusting the operating model as part of Alm. Brand Group's agile transformation.

2011 - 2020

Accenture Strategy

Technology Strategy Senior Manager,
Head of Technology Strategy

Specializing in Technology Strategy and Enterprise Architecture as part of Accenture’s Strategy practice in Copenhagen.

Filling several leadership, practice and sales roles, including leading Technology Strategy in Denmark (20+ consultants), participating in the Accenture Strategy Denmark core leadership team, leading strategy related sales efforts towards Health & Public Sector clients (annual sales totaling 3-4 mUSD), leading talent management and talent development efforts in Accenture Strategy and others.

2010 - 2011

Accenture Technology

Functional SAP Consultant

Independently managing several activities related to data conversion in large system integration projects.

2009 - 2010

Neurobiology Research Unit, Rigshospitalet

Student Assistant

Front end software development for clinical research use and system administration (Linux and Windows).

2006 - 2008

Technical University of Denmark

Teaching Assistant

Teaching introductory and advanced programming. Programming languages used: C, C++, Python and MATLAB.

August 2010 - Present

Further Training


  • SAFe Agilist
  • TOGAF 9 Certified
  • PRINCE2 Foundation
  • COBIT Foundation
  • ITIL Foundation

August 2010 - Present

Further Training

Independent Coursework

  • ConsilioNexus Executive Programme
  • Authentic Leadership
  • IT Leadership in the 21st Century
  • Business Strategy
  • Corporate Finance
  • Operations Management

September 2008 - June 2010

Technical University of Denmark

Master Degree

Master of Science in Engineering, Physics and Nanotechnology. Specialization: Atomic Scale Physics. Focusing on computational quantum mechanics and high performance computing.

Master thesis: Computer Simulations of Molecular Switches.

July 2008 - August 2008


Summer Student Programme

Participating in technical project to develop collision analysis software for Large Hadron Collider.

Attending lectures in theoretical and experimental particle physics, engineering and computing.

September 2005 - June 2008

Technical University of Denmark

Bachelor Degree

Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Physics and Nanotechnology.

Bachelor thesis: Substitutional impurities and diffusion in austenitic steel.

Selected Works & Interests

Here are some of my public appearances and special interests. Feel free to check them out.

Ethics in AI


Active in public discussion on Ethics in AI and speaker at Internetdagen & Dansk IGF 2019. See e.g. Version2 and Altinget .

Robots Replacing Consultants


Local lead on developing and implementing robot to automate some junior consultant tasks in Accenture.


Volunteer Work

Leading Lyngby-Taarbæk chapter of Watersportforeningen. Teaching weekly Windsurf and Wing Foil classes and co-hosting events such as Copenhagen Watersport Festival.

Water Sports


Passionate about water sports primarily focusing on Windsurf and Wing Foil. When possible, I also love to swim, kayak or scuba dive. In the winter, I snowboard and cross country ski. Out of season, I do CrossFit to keep in shape.

Comfort Food

Guilty Pleasure

A foodie that loves cooking and eating — especially comfort food. I experiment and develop my own recipes. Picture shows my home made kebab.

Self Hosting & Home Automation


Hosting personal infrastructure on NixOS and automating my home with Home Assistant .

Science Fiction


Huge SciFi fan. Some of my favourite authors are Peter F. Hamilton, Arthur C. Clarke, Frank Herbert, Orson Scott Card, Cixin Liu, Andy Weir, Hugh Howey, Craig Alanson, Ryk Brown, Shirtaloon (Travis Deverell), Michael McCollum, and Jack Campbell .

Vendor & Contract Management Handbook


Author of first edition of the Handbook for Vendor & Contract Management for Danish municipalities.

Get In Touch

I'm happy to connect, listen and help. Email Me.

Call Me

+45 2088 0798