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John Erland Østergaard

Partner & Co-CEO
Blue Ocean Robotics

John holds more than 20 years of CEO, Director and Professor experience within Innovation, Technology and Start-up companies. As a founder of a range of start-ups in the photonics and robotics domains, as well as an Innovation Professor at University of Southern Denmark in Odense. John with his extensive business strategy and innovation experience is responsible for the early stage roadmap and robot design programmes at Blue Ocean Robotics as well as spin-out companies. John has an educational background as a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, M.Sc. in Computer Science and Ph.D. in Physics from University of Southern Denmark and a MBA in Technology Management and Innovation from The Technical University of Denmark in Copenhagen.

John Erland Østergaard