In order to save water resources, our goal is to reduce the water consumption during showers

Our Mission

Thomas Munch Laursen

Our mission is simple – to reduce water consumption by supporting, improving and developing sustainable behaviour.

Thomas Munch-Laursen,
Co-Founder, Aguardio

Meet the team

Thomas Munch Laursen

Co-founder and CEO,
Thomas Munch-Laursen,
MSc in Engineering, MBA


More about Thomas

Has worked 8 years as an engineer in the building industry primarily focusing on research and development. Co-inventor of 5 patents focusing on optimisation of concrete surfaces.

After that 10 years in the energy sector focusing on business and innovation development. Was responsible for the “Sustainable Cities” R&D programme at Vattenfall including the development of ”The One Tonne Life”.

Current responsibilities at Aguardio ApS: Business development, management, strategy, sales and hiring.

Niels Arne Mikkelsen

Co-founder and CFO,
Niels-Arne Mikkelsen,
Cand. oecon


More about Niels-Arne

Has worked 30 years in the telecom- and energy industry focusing on strategy, business development and finance.

Has extensive experience from several greenfield telecom operations and was the initiator of the first Mobile Virtual Network Operator in the world (Sense Communications in Norway).

Current responsibilities at Aguardio ApS: Finance, funding, communications, analysis and reporting.


Acting CTO,
Gert Danielsen,
Mechanical engineer (B.SC.M.)


More about Gert

Has worked 20 years as a mechanical engineer with a primary focus on mechanical design as well as on research and development. Gert has in-deepth insight into plastic materials and CAD systems. Among other things he has developed solutions aimed at the radio-, tv-, automobile-, medico- and the water fixtures industry.

Current responsibilities at Aguardio ApS: Technology development, quality and project management.


Sales Director,
Klaus E. Olsen,
HD, Organizational Leadership


More about Klaus

Has a broad knowledge about strategy, business development, innovation, e-commerce and how to create and manage export opportunities. 

Klaus has among other things worked as export manager for Toms Gruppen A/S in Germany and as CEO for Stimorol A/S in Russia, he has been head of business concerning market development and expansion both in Denmark and internationally for many years.

Current responsibilities at Aguardio ApS: Business development, strategy and optimisation of sales processes.

Kristian Reesen, Shower Eco Guide

Kristian Reesen,


More about Kristian

Has a broad knowledge of databases, data mining and computer technology. In his professional work, he has been involved in the start-up of various types of companies, worked as a external lecturer at UCN in Aalborg, worked as a developer and programmer and for a number of years had his own business.

Current responsibilities at Aguardio ApS: IoT platforms, data mining and software development.


Communication & Analysis Manager,
Rikke Lolck,


More about Rikke

Has a Master Degree in Cand. it Web Communication from the University of Southern Denmark with an increased focus on the use of artificial intelligence in modern technology and optimisation of the communication on digital platforms.

Current responsibilities at Aguardio ApS: Optimisation and maintenance of our SoMe platforms as well as development and analysis of data.


Student Assistent,
Pernille B. S. Christiansen,


More about Pernille

Has a bachelor in Designculture and Economic from SDU in Kolding and has an interest for commercialisation of products.

At present Pernille studies to become a master in Design Management in preparation for strengthening her knowledge and skills in business development, management, anthropology and the influence and communication of design objects.

Current work areas at Aguardio ApS: Behaviour studies, product development and product management.

Project Partners


Aguardio is a part the IBM Global Entrepreneur program where Aguardio will use IBM Bluemix platform for data analytics and IBM Watson AI platform (Artificial intelligence) for business.

IoT and behavioural design

Alexandra Institute are experts in behavioural science and supports public institutions and private companies in using the latest IT science and technology in accordance with EU personal data legislation. Alexandra Institute has recently finished a project on environmental changes in the hotel sector and gained knowledge about the hotel sector and the opportunities for reducing energy consumption.

Industrial design of Aguardio

MADE BY MAKERS is an industrial design bureau with 8 employees. The company was established in 2004.

Electronic and mechanical design

WB Electronics is an electronic design company established in 1999 and based in Herning, Denmark.

Design and branding

MS Nordic is a visual communication agency that delivers business focused creativity and pixel-sharp technical know-how.

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