Anders Frøseth


PhD Condensed Matter Physics Norwegian University of Science and Technology.  PostDoc Paul Scherrer Institute. MBA Norwegian School of Economics. Founding Partner Propagator Ventures. Mentor, Creative Destruction Lab. 15 years international investment experience in private and public markets.

Eirik Talleraas


MSc/BSc London School of Economics. 14 years experience from the United Nations. Headed UNDP office in Norway with focus on i.a. ESG and the SDGs, fundraising, advocacy and public/private partnerships. Developed UN initiatives in fragile settings in Eastern Africa and Central Asia. Prior career in business consulting.

Andreas Emblem


MPhil/BSc Economics, University of Oxford & LSE. International management career from technology-disrupted, knowledge-based industries (Thomson Reuters and NHST). Board experience from growth stage tech businesses. Led/created SaaS business area through M&A and organic development. Started career in strategy consulting (Roland Berger).


Alán Aspuru-Guzik

Professor chemistry & computer science, University of Toronto & Vector Institute. Professor at Harvard 2006-2018. Co-founder of three companies and board member of several startups. Expert in quantum computing, machine learning, and materials chemistry.

David Duvenaud

Professor computer science & statistics, University of Toronto & Vector Institute. Canada Research Chair in generative models. Previously Harvard and Cambridge. Co-Founder of Invenia. Expert in machine learning leading the development of new methods.

Florian Shkurti

Professor computer science & robotics, University of Toronto. Previous member of McGill Mobile Robotics Lab & NSERC Canadian Field Robotics Network. Expert in mobile robotics and in the use of machine learning, vision, and control in robotics.

Vijay Pande

Professor bioengineering, Stanford University. GP Andreessen Horowitz; Founding Partner Bio-Fund a16z. Founder Folding@Home & Globavir Biosciences; Board member Rigetti, Apeel, among others. Expert in computational biology and machine learning applications in health.