Thomas Terney has a diverse background with experience from both the public sector, academia and large corporations. Now he spends most of his time in the start-up world building companies with a disruptive digital agenda.
As a seasoned corporate leader from a world leading company within industrial biotech, he knows the challenges of dealing with a disruptive agenda while simultaneously running the daily business. And he has built and lead digital strategy and innovation teams to assist leaders tackle that challenge.
Before his leadership career started, Thomas earned an PhD within the field of Artificial Intelligence based on research on how we can make computers understand the meaning conveyed by human language and create systems that “digitally sensitive” and adapts to the user.
With a deep understanding of technology development Thomas frames a narrative about our digital future that challenges current assumptions and yet is very convincing. A narrative that leaves little room for doubt about a future very different from the present. But even though his offset is technological, Thomas true interest is in how technology impact us as individuals, organizations and society. The combination of deep technology insight and a keen interest in the impact of disruptive technologies, has earned Thomas as a sought after expert in both radio, television and newspapers.
Thomas plays a key role in the Danish start-up FindZebra Technologies. FindZebra Technologies is a disruptive start-up spun out of DTU that develops Artificial Intelligence which can link human symptoms to a set of possible diagnoses thereby assisting health care professionals making the right diagnosis.