Soren Bested

Chief Operating Officer, Agent IQ

Soren Bested is the chief operating officer of San Francisco-based Agent IQ, a provider of digital customer engagement solutions specializing in making financial services more personal again. In his role as COO, Bested oversees the operational and administrative functions of Agent IQ, while implementing enhanced business strategies that align with both the short- and long-term goals of the company. 

Bested’s multicontinental career has allowed him the opportunity to see many of his achievements heralded as revolutionizing the mobile banking and payments service industries. Prior to working at Agent IQ, Bested most notably held executive positions at Pivotus Ventures, Monitise and the World Economic Forum. Recognized for his professionalism and humanity, Bested’s ability to be seen as the smartest person in the room has propelled him to great heights within the worlds of fintech, biotechnology, healthcare and international strategic collaboration.

As a graduate of the Technical University of Denmark, Bested earned a Master of Science degree in biotechnology and later completed his MBA at the University of Singapore.