Uffe Elbæk after his 2009 Do Lecture
Interview by Leonora Oppenheim
Uffe Elbæk, Founder and former principal of The KaosPilots - International School of New Business Design & Social Innovation. Uffe Elbæk was born in 1954 and as he says himself has already managed to live several lives. Personally as well as professionally.
From 1991 to 2006 he has been the principal of the KaosPilots in Denmark, but is also a regular contributor to a range of leading Danish and International newspapers and magazines. In November 2001 and again in 2005 Uffe Elbæk was elected to Aarhus City Council (Denmark's second city) for the Danish Social-Liberal Party.
He is also on the board of several Danish and international organizations, and has over the years received numerous honors and awards, ranging from his appointment as ambassador for the local premiere league football club AGF to Knight of the Dannebrog. Uffe Elbæk is the father of 30 year old Frej and step-dad to 31 year-old Jacob. He lives in a big old apartment in the heart of Copenhagen, together with his partner Jens.
Uffe Elbæk is today the CEO of World Outgames 2009 and Special Advisor for the new leadership team at the KaosPilots.