Lars Dalgaard joined SAP to run a newly formed Cloud Business Unit when SAP acquired SuccessFactors, the company he founded in 2001. As a member of the SAP Executive Board and the SAP Global Managing Board, Lars Dalgaard owns all responsibility around the company's Cloud business including strategy, product development, and all related go-to-market capabilities.
Dalgaard was chosen as "Best CEO of a Large Company" in the 2010 San Francisco Business Times Innovation and Technology Awards, and E&Y "Entrepreneur of the Year" in 2009.
Prior to SuccessFactors, Dalgaard spent five years with Unilever and three years at Novartis respectively, working in five different countries (Germany, Switzerland, USA, Holland, and Denmark) with roles in Global Mergers – Acquisitions, Corporate Finance and Controlling, and Sales. He also ran a global business unit and served as a local company CEO, consolidating five acquisitions into one company that subsequently gained 80 percent market share.
Board & Advisor Roles (6)Update
|Dec, 2015||Gigster||$10M / Series A (Lead)||Andreessen Horowitz|
|Oct, 2015||Reflektive||$3.6M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|May, 2015||Zenefits||$500M / Series C||Andreessen Horowitz|
|May, 2015||AltSchool||$100M / Series B (Lead)||Andreessen Horowitz|
|Nov, 2014||Teespring||$35M / Series B||Andreessen Horowitz|
|Jun, 2014||Zenefits||$66.5M / Series B (Lead)||Andreessen Horowitz|
|Apr, 2014||Imgur||$40M / Series A (Lead)||Andreessen Horowitz|
|Mar, 2014||AltSchool||$33M / Series A (Lead)||Andreessen Horowitz|
|Jan, 2014||Zenefits||$15M / Series A (Lead)||Andreessen Horowitz|
|Jan, 2014||Teespring||$20M / Series A (Lead)||Andreessen Horowitz|
|May, 2011||Domo||$10M / Angel||Personal Investment|
|Feb, 2007||Oportun||$5M / Series B||Personal Investment|
|Jul 2, 2016||Business Insider Australia - Investor Marc Andreessen: We never threatened to sue Zenefits|
|Jun 16, 2016||Re/code - A ton of movie studios are backing this virtual reality startup — but the startup is dropping ‘VR’ from its name|
|May 10, 2016||Business Insider Australia - The former CEO of troubled startup Zenefits made more than $10 million from the company ... and still owns stock|
|May 9, 2016||Business Insider (tech) - When Zenefits banned vacations for employees, COO David Sacks went to the Caribbean|
|May 9, 2016||Business Insider (tech) - The former CEO of troubled startup Zenefits made more than $10 million from the company ... and still owns stock|
|May 9, 2016||Buzzfeed - Zenefits Co-Founder Sold Stock Months Before Scandal|
|May 7, 2016||Business Insider (tech) - 17 quirky interview questions these CEOs and execs always make sure to ask job candidates|
|Apr 8, 2016||Andreessen Horowitz - a16z Podcast: The Why, How, and When of Sales|