As a member of the 5th Planet Games board of directors, Henrik Nielsen brings deep experience in what it means to start and grow technology companies from founding teams to $1 billion+ in revenue. He is a hands-on executive who takes a data-driven approach to driving results and has a proven track record of successfully growing companies multi-nationally in Europe, U.S. and Asia.
Henrik previously served as the CEO of 5th Planet Games from October 2017 until January 2021, overseeing the daily operations of the company and ensuring its continued evolution.
From 2008 to 2015, Henrik was the Group COO & CFO at Unity Software with responsibility for growing and leading the global company on all levels, including P&L oversight for the entire group. He was ultimately responsible for all day-to-day management decisions and for implementing the company’s long and short-term plans.
Before that, Henrik spent 7 years at Dell, where he was the head of various business units. Among others, he led Dell’s Solutions business in the EMEA region, overseeing international movement of sales operations to India and Dell’s HSMB site in Copenhagen, serving the Nordic countries.
Henrick holds a Master of Science degree in Marketing and Strategy from Copenhagen Business School.