Artificial Intelligence and Entrepreneurship

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Date Tuesday, May 05, 2020
Time 8:30 - 10:00
Speaker(s) Anne Marthine Rustad, Research Manager, SINTEF
Pål Christian Njølstad, COO, SpaceMaker

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During this online session, we will hear from SINTEFs research manager and SpaceMaker.

Dr. Anne Marthine Rustad is Research Manager in SINTEF, Norway's leading research organisation. Anne Marthine leads SINTEF's activities on artificial intelligence. She will introduce selected initiatives at SINTEF  and how she sees the future of AI.  

Anne Marthine has extensive industrial experience, and has previously worked at DNV GL, Boston Consulting Group and Aker Solutions. She holds a Master in Technology in Engineering Cybernetics and a PhD in Marine Cybernetics, both from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), including a research stays at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). She has also been Adjunct Associated Professor at NTNU.


Spacemaker has developed an AI technology that helps users discover smarter ways to maximize the potential of a building site. Their product lets the user generate and explore a multitude of site proposals, sort out the best ones, and provides detailed analyses for each of them. It enables a new level of insight and a collaborative workflow among architects, engineers, real estate developers, and municipalities. Spacemaker started in 2016 and has now over 100 employees. The company has won many awards and is by many said to be the next Norwegian based unicorn.

Pål Christian Njølstad is COO at SpaceMaker. As COO, he leads their international expansion, and develops their commercial and customer success functions.

Pål was previously Engagement Manager position at McKinsey. As a testatment to his curiosity passion for learning, Pål holds both a BSc+MSc in Computer Science from NTNU and Harvard, and a BSc+MSc in Economics from NHH and UiO.


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Venue Online session

Dress Code Business Casual
Registration Deadline Monday, May 04, 2020

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