Mikkel Hippe Brun is Co-Founder of Tradeshift, and he has a long and extensive experience with the Chinese market. He became Tradeshift’s Senior Vice President of APAC and GM for its local research & development centre in Suzhou in 2013. Since then, he has been leading the fast-growing team and traveling to China multiple times a year to expand the customer and partner network Tradeshift has in China. Prior to Tradeshift, he was the Chief Consultant and IT-architect at the Division for IT-Infrastructure and Implementation at the Danish IT and Telecom Agency. Here he was appointed the Technical Director of the PEPPOL-project (Pan European Public Procurement Online) with responsibility for the development and specification of the PEPPOL infrastructure.