Gert is the co-founder and CTO of Tradeshift, a cloud-based company with the goal of connecting all companies in the world. He holds a MS in Computer Science and Music, specializing in real-time distributed collaboration systems. He has long experience designing high performance, high availability enterprise-class systems. He has a background in consultant companies Accenture and Avanade, where he was the lead of respectively the Danish .NET and Integration & SOA groups. He was the lead technical designer and responsible for the implementation of the Danish and European invoicing infrastructures.