Rasmus Ankersen is the Chairman of the Danish football club FC Midtjylland, especially recognized for its innovative use of big data to drive decision making. In 2016, FC Midtjylland shocked the football world by beating both Southampton and Manchester United in Europa League.
Find Rasmus on @RasmusAnkersen Rasmus Ankersen is a bestselling author, entrepreneur, speaker on performance development and a trusted advisor to businesses and athletes around the world. In 2012 Rasmus published The Gold Mine Effect, in which he explores how some countries and cities develop a disproportionate amount of top talent. In 2016 Rasmus published Hunger in Paradise: a book about how successful organisations can remain successful by eliminating complacency.
Rasmus is also the chairman of FC Midtjylland, his childhood football club in Denmark, and a director of the English club Brentford FC. Both are known as some of the world’s most innovative football clubs, especially recognized for their use of big data to drive decision-making.