Chief Executive Officer
Mickey Beyer-Clausen is a serial entrepreneur and the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Mental Workout, bringing together leaders in psychology and technology to help people improve their performance and well-being. Prior to founding Mental Workout, he co-founded and served as Chief Executive Officer at Trunk Archive, a full service image licensing agency representing the most engaging and sought after photographers. He also co-founded and served as Senior Vice President of Business Development of two leading domain name services, Speednames and Ascio Technologies. Since age 27, Mr. Beyer-Clausen has volunteered his time to causes he cares about. In 2002, he founded Happiness Foundation, whose innovative approach of providing pro-bono consulting services rather than money to non-profits was co-financed by the Danish Government. In 2012, he joined the advisory board of HealthCorps, founded by Dr. Mehmet Oz, to lead a nationwide movement toward a new generation of healthy young people. Mr. Beyer-Clausen has also been involved in several initiatives promoting his home country, Denmark.
Chief Design Officer
Tony Hanna is the Chief Design Officer of Mental Workout, which he co-founded in 2009. Tony leads the design of Mental Workout's service, bridging the gap between designers, developers, and end-users. Prior to co-founding Mental Workout, Tony worked for Tele 2 and later on 3Logic where he held various positions, including his last role where he managed the e-media department focusing on sensory design, video, and sound. In 2002, he founded Teedot, focusing exclusively on user experience design. Tony has a technical degree (HTX) from Copenhagen Technical College.
SVP, Business Products & Experiences
Jacob is responsible for leading the design of Mental Workout’s business products and experience, and is also an integral part of the app design team. For more than 15 years, Jacob has created leading edge digital consumer experiences for global brands in a wide range of industries. Jacob is bringing his profound experience and knowledge about human behavior and digital experience design to Mental Workout. Prior to Mental Workout, he served as Creative Director at Hello Group, Firestarters, Valtech, and has build a hugely succesful consulting career serving both large scale businesses and ambitious startups. Jacob has served on the advisory boards of a several technology related companies and is a member of the Design Denmark organization.
Regional Director, Scandinavia
Bjarne Nybo is the Regional Director of Mental Workout's Scandinavian office, based in Copenhagen, Denmark. Prior to starting with Mental Workout, he hold several international positions at IBM, latest as Global Launch Strategist, responsible for IBM's launches of services world wide. He was also Nordic Marketing Manager for IBM's Learning Services, where he led the development of an e-commerce website for open courses. In 2005, he founded his own training and publishing company with a focus on mindfulness, meditation, and emotional intelligence, counting Danish fortune 500 clients like Novozymes, Novo Nordisk, and Maersk. In 1992, he was appointed CEO of the subsidiary of a Danish stock exchange listed manufacturer of ergonomic office- and school furniture. Bjarne holds a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration and MSc in International Sales & Communication.
Chief Platform Architect
Andy leads the design of Mental Workout's core technology and infrastructure. For more than 10 years, Andy has worked on internet application development, data management, and networking technology. Prior to Mental Workout, Andy served as CTO at eVoter, as VP of Technology at Big Jump Media, and as Senior Webmaster at AdSmart. Throughout his career Andy has been an active member of the open source community, including memberships in the ISSA (International Systems Security Association), the Linux Foundation, and OWASP (Open Web Application Security Project).
Chief Technology Officer
Mike is responsible for leading development of Mental Workout’s platform. For more than 15 years, Mike has worked in executive positions in the global information technology and consumer electronics industries, bringing a broad range of technology lifecycle management experience to Mental Workout. Prior to Mental Workout, he served as Chief of Product Development at eVoter, as CIO at Big Jump Media, and as EVP for Product Development at Spark Networks. Mike has served on the executive and advisory boards of a wide range of technology related companies and is an honors graduate of the University of California.