Casper is a physicist by education. He has 18 years of experience building large scale systems for data processing, analysis and artificial intelligence. He combines deep technical insight and hands-on engineering skills with many years of leadership experience.
Meet the Abzoids
We are curious and ambitious good humans. We enjoy sharing and the trust that transparency brings. We’re just a bunch of nice nerds building something awesome.
We are a friendly and professional team of nerds that are passionate about innovating creative solutions for likeminded nerds.
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We are an international group of specialists representing seven nationalities in Copenhagen, Denmark and Barcelona, Spain. Although we can’t always be together in-person, we have a live “window” (video conference) open between offices to keep us connected.
Chris holds a PhD in Mathematics from the University of Southampton. He works on strengthening the mathematical framework of Abzu’s core AI and machine learning technology and has a leading role in applied predictive analysis. Chris is an award-winning rower and giggler.
Elizabeth holds a BSc in Environmental Science from the University of East Anglia. At Abzu, she applies her wide variety of experience (at the Big Four, European Parliament, and SMEs) on business development and managing projects. Elizabeth adores her two kids, dog, and cat.
Elyse holds an EMBA from Georgia State University and wrangles Marketing and Communication for Abzu. She has 11+ years’ international marketing experience and prefers fast-paced startup environments. Elyse is an avid runner, CrossFit-er, gardener, reader, and swearer.
Jaan has an education in Theoretical Physics from the University of Copenhagen. He helps bridge Abzu’s mathematical framework with implementation in code, and is invested in Abzu's long term goals of developing an AGI. He is inspired by sci-fi and philosophy, and runs pretty fast.
Joan has an education in Telecommunication Engineering from Polytechnic University of Catalunya. He loves being a software architect, but he loves learning even more (even after death he will still be learning). Joan plays piano/keyboard in a band, and he mixes and produces. Rock!
Jonas has 10+ years’ experience as a management consultant, growing and optimizing operations. Jonas’s background as a mechanical engineer enables him to intuit how to best build. He applies his incredible energy to everything Abzu and runs obstacle courses all over Europe.
Jonas holds an MSc in Economics from University of Copenhagen and has 11+ years’ experience in Strategy, Finance, and Public Affairs. He manages Abzu’s finances, investor relations, and solutions strategies. Jonas is a major Trekkie and loves most things sci-fi.
Jonny has an MA and an MEng from Cambridge, and 8+ years' experience with scientific software + machine learning in a variety of fields. He also likes reading about science + technology, and you can usually find him watching sitcoms.
Kevin graduated from the Technical University of Denmark. He spent 6+ years as an agile consultant, and at Abzu he applies his skills in high performance computing, parallel programming, and distributed systems. Kevin is a talented singer/songwriter, musician, and artist.
Lykke was awarded her PhD in Biophysics from the University of Copenhagen and conducted research at the Niels Bohr Institute. Family and close friends matter most to Lykke. She has kept her sourdough starter alive for a full year and taught her 7 year old son about prime numbers.
Martin has, for the past ten years, created value-driven solutions in large corporations, built and led data science teams and projects, and advised leadership on how to successfully become data- and AI-driven. Martin enjoys CrossFit, but has small kids, so now he has no hobbies.
Meera holds a PhD in Physics from the University of Copenhagen in High Energy Physics, specializing in Heavy Ions. At Abzu, Meera explores how machine learning is applied in physics and science. She reads web comics, devours podcasts, pole dances, and is a secretly competitive cyclist.
Sam got his PhD in Systems Biology from the Department of Computer Science at the University of Oxford. He has broad experience in pharma and biotech and built an extensive toolset for challenging projects. Sam loves the “stupid” questions, and learns Danish by reading Rasmus Klump to his two kiddos.
Tom is an experienced engineer in architecture and system design. He has 14+ years’ experience in software development, mostly with distributed systems, and quietly applies that knowledge at Abzu. Tom is addicted to bicycling. His bicycle is named Mia.
Valdemar holds an MSc in Economics from University of Copenhagen and applies his experience in advanced analytics and data science to complex problems at Abzu. Valdemar still can’t take care of himself, though, and has just become a father. Good luck!
Victor is an Industrial Engineer by education, working in chemical and materials research. He has 10+ years’ experience developing software, concentrating on translation, fintech, and marketing recommendations. Victor loves to go jogging with the company of his loving dogs.
The humans behind human-centric AIAbzu social contract
We are honest and we trust each other.
We care for each other and respect our differences.
Through collaboration, we boldly go where no one has gone before.
We give and ask for feedback regularly.
We have fun and spread positive energy.