Dr Anders Kofod-Petersen
Director, Alexandra Institute
Anders is the Deputy Director of the Alexandra Institute, and a Professor of Artificial Intelligence at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim, a leading university in artificial intelligence and machine learning.
In addition, he is the manager of the Alexandra Institute’s Data Science and Engineering Lab, which offers top-level expertise based on the latest technologies and methods to analyze and improve existing software systems and to develop new ones. This lab combines the fields machine learning, IoT and classical software engineering, and has specialists in software architecture, cloud computing, data mining and machine learning as well as in mobile and web-based solutions.
Anders is also project leader of the public-private partnership DABAI (Danish Center for Big Data Analytics Innovation) – with a total budget of DKK 117 million, of which 45 million has been funded by the Innovation Fund Denmark. DABAI is the largest collaboration so far between private companies and the public sector in order to create an overview of data and how to exploit their full potential.