Jesper Mosegaard is a computer scientist and leader with 15 years of professional experience in the computer graphics industry. He enjoys solving challenges, developing software, and leading great software development teams. Jespers advocates simplicity, honesty and ambition in his work.
Jesper is currently Director of Products at Luxion. Here he constributes to the fastest and easiest to use applications for photo-realistic visualization of 3D CAD – KeyShot. Jesper leads the software developers, UX designers and QA engineers at Luxion from idea to release. At Luxion, Jesper has been an agent of change; driving the transition to agile development, annual release cycle, and professional software testing – and perhaps even more important – initiated the strategy that will guide the Luxion roadmap for the next 5 years. He also contributes hands-on with his expertise in real-time rendering solutions to develop entirely new products. This includes meeting customers to understand their needs, researching state-of-art solutions, and developing robust software.
Jesper received his PhD in Computer Science from Aarhus University in 2006. He developed the first real-time 3D simulator for surgeons to train heart surgery. Following his PhD, Jesper was a tenure tracked Assistant Professor. In 2008, Jesper left the University to found the Visual Computing Lab at the Alexandra Institute, helping companies develop new products and services based on research and new technology. The Visual Computing Lab focused initially on computer graphics and later also computer vision and deep learning. Over almost 10 years at the Alexandra Institute, Jesper hired 15 experts for his Lab and successfully completed over 100 projects. The many projects has granted Jesper extensive experience managing ambitious projects with many public as well as private partners. In 2017, Jesper was approached by the founders of Luxion to become Director of Products.
Jespers professional interests include computer graphics, computer vision, deep learning, augmented reality, and virtual reality. He has experience in areas of medical imaging, simulation, training, computer games, animation, VFX, CAD, drones, satellite images, and big data. Jesper has published 30 peer-reviewed publications. Jesper has completed an Executive Education at Harvard Business School. The education included leadership, strategy, innovation, and project management.
Jesper lives near Aarhus in Denmark, the happiest country in the world, with his wife and two children.