Faculty

SingularityU Denmark’s faculty are a network of experts with significant breadth and depth across a wide range of topics, including artificial intelligence, blockchain, virtual and augmented reality, networks and computing, future of medicine, human centered design, exponential organizations and innovation in legacy organizations.

Our faculty help participants develop an exponential mindset and propel their organizations forward by providing a set of proven tools and frameworks not found elsewhere.

Experience our faculty by attending the SingularityU Denmark Summit, the SingularityU Denmark Executive Program, our module based talent program, designing a customized event with us or booking them for a private engagement.

Get an overview of our growing expert faculty below and contact us to learn more or request their availability.

Our Expert Faculty

Lasse Birk Olesen

Lasse Birk Olesen

A blockchain entrepreneur since 2011, Lasse Birk Olesen co-founded Coinify which is one of the leading blockchain payment providers. Lasse consults governments around the world on blockchain technology and blogged for the largest Danish financial newspaper Børsen on how blockchain and other exponential technologies affect society and politics. Lasse also worked with The Seasteading Institute and Blueseed to create startup countries on the ocean.

Lasse Birk Olesen

Blockchain entrepreneur. Co-founded Coinify, one of the world’s leading blockchain payment providers. Consults governments around the world on blockchain technology.

Laila Pawlak

Laila Pawlak

Laila is co-founder and CEO of SingularityU Denmark. She is also co-founder of co-working space DARE2mansion and the accelerator thinkubator. Laila is co-author of The Fundamental 4s - Designing Extraordinary Customer Experiences in an Exponential World, has received the prestigious Experience Management Achievement Award, been recognized as top 100 most talented business executives in Denmark as well as nominated for entrepreneur of the year twice.

Laila Pawlak

Co-Founder & CEO, SingularityU Denmark. Award-winning entrepreneur and international speaker on human centered design and how to use technology with an unapologetic customer perspective.

Kris Østergaard

Kris Østergaard

Kris has more than 15 years experience researching organizational development, innovation processes and human motivation. Kris is a sought after speaker and facilitator with a deep focus on how to do innovation on the edges of an organization and design for both incremental and radical innovation in legacy organizations. He is also a co-founder of the startup accelerator thinkubator, an angel investor and currently writing a book on Innovation in Legacy Organizations.

Kris Østergaard

Co-Founder and Chief Learning & Innovation Officer, SingularityU Denmark. Translator of bestselling business book Exponential Organizations and expert on innovation in legacy organizations.

Anita Schjøll Brede

Anita Schjøll Brede

Anita is the CEO and Co-Founder of Iris.ai, one of the world's top 10 artificial intelligence startups according to Fast Company. She is a highly sought after public speaker, one of Inspiring Fifty Nordic's most inspiring women in tech, twice TEDx speaker, 500 startups and TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield alumni and the first Norwegian to attend Singularity University's Global Solution Program in 2015.

Anita Schjøll Brede

CEO and Co-Founder of Iris.ai, one of the top 10 artificial intelligence startups according to Fast Company. Sought after public speaker, one of Inspiring Fifty Nordic’s most inspiring women in tech.

Jan Madsen

Jan Madsen

Jan Madsen is a professor in computer based systems at the Department of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science at the Technical University of Denmark. His research focuses on the design of embedded computer systems. Jan applies his knowledge of computer systems to biology to contribute to research on the human DNA. Jan is an internationally recognized expert in information and communication technology for e.g. Horizon 2020, the biggest EU research and innovation program.

Jan Madsen

Professor at the computing department at the Technical University of Denmark with a research focus on computer systems. Internationally used expert on information and communication technology.

Hannes Sjöblad

Hannes Sjöblad

Hannes is one of the founders of BioNyfiken, the Swedish Association of Biohackers, where he works to radically democratize access to powerful biotechnologies. He is also a biohacker and the Chief Disruption Officer at the Innovation Hub Epicenter Stockholm where he advises organizations on how to navigate the accelerating tech transformation. Hannes has been internationally recognized by among others Wired, CNN and BBC.

Hannes Sjöblad

Biohacker. Works to radically democratize access to powerful biotechnologies. Chief Disruption Officer at the Innovation Hub Epicenter Stockholm.

Habib Frost

Habib Frost

Habib Frost is founder & CEO of Neurescue, developing a new intelligent medical device for the improved treatment of cardiac arrest and critical bleedings, which account for over 40% of deaths by heart diseases. Habib was elected Forbes 30 under 30 in Technology. He graduated as the youngest Medical Doctor in Denmark at the age of 23. In 2015, Habib attended Singularity University’s 10-week Flagship Program at NASA Ames in Silicon Valley.

Habib Frost

Founder & CEO of Neurescue, developing a groundbreaking new treatment for cardiac arrest and critical bleedings. Elected Forbes 30 under 30 in Technology.

Anja Boisen

Anja Boisen

Anja Boisen is professor and Head of Centre of Excellence at the department of micro- and nanotechnology at the Technical University of Denmark. Her research group focuses on development and application of micro- and nanosensors for oral drug delivery. Anja has received several prestigious awards for her research, e.g. the Villum Kann Rasmussen award which is the largest research prize in Denmark.

Anja Boisen

Professor and Head of Centre of Excellence at the department of nanotech at the Technical University Denmark. Award-winning researcher and one of the world’s top 10 experts in micromechanics and nanotechnology.  

Marcus Olsson

Marcus Olsson

Marcus Olsson is a virtual reality pioneer. He is the CEO and Co-founder of the virtual reality company SceneThere and former Lead Product Manager for the camera experience of the award-winning 41-megapixel camera phone “Lumia 1020” at Nokia. Marcus is passionate about the way technology can help us telling a story and make us connect with each other and he is the first person that shot a virtual reality movie in North Korea.

Marcus Olsson

Virtual Reality pioneer. CEO and Co-Founder of the virtual reality company SceneThere. Shot the first virtual reality movie in North Korea. Built several innovation teams at Nokia and Microsoft.

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Our faculty is growing! Stay tuned to learn about the new experts joining the SingularityU Denmark faculty.

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We will announce more faculty members soon. Stay tuned!

Soon to be announced

Our faculty is growing! Stay tuned to learn about the new experts joining the SingularityU Denmark faculty.

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