Jesper Mosegaard is a computer scientist and leader. He is a blend of deep professional expertise and an outgoing personality. Jesper enjoys solving challenges and developing new software products. He also likes to speak in front of large crowds, teach, and work with customers to find the right solution.
Jesper is currently Director of Products at Luxion, the makers of KeyShot. Luxion is focused on advancing the state of art in rendering and lighting simulation. KeyShot is the fastest and easiest to use solution for photo-realistic visualization.
Jesper received his PhD in Computer Science from Aarhus University in 2006. He developed a simulator for surgeons to train heart surgery. Following his PhD, Jesper was a tenure tracked Assistant Professor. From 2008 to 2017 Jesper founded and grew the Visual Computing Lab. The Lab is one of the six business units at the Alexandra Institute. The mission of the institute is to help companies develop new products and services based on research and new technology. The Visual Computing Lab is focused on computer graphics and computer vision. Over almost 10 years, Jesper hired 15 experts and successfully completed over 100 projects with total budgets of 42.63 million €, and has been directly in charge of 24.35 million € in funding. He has extensive experience managing ambitious projects with public as well as private partners. Jesper has completed an Executive Education at Harvard Business School. The education included leadership, strategy, innovation, and project management.
Jespers interests include computer graphics, GPUs, computer vision, deep learning, augmented reality, and virtual reality. He has experience in medical imaging, simulation, training, computer games, animation, VFX, CAD, drones, satellite images, and big data. Jesper has published 30 peer-reviewed publications.
Jesper lives near Aarhus in Denmark, the happiest country in the world, with his wife and two children.