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About us

Canecto was started based on a frustration of not being able to find a similar solution. A solution that can give in-depth insights and actionable recommendations on how to improve external and internal digital efforts.

The founding team has more than 20 years of experience managing websites. Despite extensive knowledge on how to drive successful online platforms and websites, we lacked a tool that could give us this exact information. We worked a lot with data previously but there were no tools, that were able to tell us what users prefer, and even more importantly how to improve a website accordingly.

Canecto is based just outside Copenhagen at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU). We are fortunate to be around the brightest data scientists in the country. We are right in the middle of a mix of students, start-ups and capital funds on the part of DTU called Scion DTU.  

The management

Per Damgaard

Per Damgaard Husted is the founder and CEO of Canecto. Per holds a Master Degree in Business Administration from the University of Aarhus. He has more than 20 years of experience within online management.

Prior to founding Canecto, Per functioned as the Online Manager in Nykredit, Denmark’s third-largest bank. At Nykredit he was responsible for the web and the mobile bank. Per has also worked at several digital agencies and the Telco industry.

It is quite evident that Per has a passion for using technology to improve businesses. The knowledge and experience he’s gathered throughout his career culminated when founding Canecto.  


Per Mikkelsen

Per Mikkelsen is the CTO and co-founder of Canecto. He holds a Master of Science in Engineering. Per has more than 20 years of experience within IT. His career started by working as a developer for a startup.

Subsequently, he worked as an IT architect within the finance industry. His main responsibility was to develop and optimize large IT systems. Per worked with Per Damgaard at Nykredit, which is how they ended up founding Canecto together.  

Per is highly proficient and can master nearly all IT challenges coming his way. He is a true wizard with a computer.


Regitze Grønlund

Regitze Grønlund is the CMO of Canecto. She holds a Bachelor in Marketing and communication studying in Melbourne and Copenhagen. Subsequently, she moved to Kenya working with entrepreneurs and building startups. Afterward, she moved to the UK to obtain a Master Degree in Digital Management.

Her career has evolved around the tech industry. Focusing on how new technologies can be utilized to develop products and enhance marketing strategies.

Regitze is passionate about creating new ways and features to constantly improve and evolve Canecto in order to offer customers the best possible product.