Eilif Trondsen

Eilif has worked for 40 years at SRI – formerly Stanford Research Institute – and Strategic Business Insights (or SBI – a spin-out of SRI), both located in the center of Silicon Valley. He has been a researcher and consultant at SRI and has led three different research programs, two of which (Learning on Demand, LoD), and VW@Work (focused on immersive, virtual environments), examined the role of technology in education, learning and training. Eilif has written and published numerous reports and articles and has given presentations at client workshops and conferences around the world. In the last ten years, Eilif has been Board Member of Silicon Vikings (a professional networking organization building “innovation bridges” between the Nordics/Baltics and Silicon Valley) as well as Chair of the Special Interest Group on Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Learning. He has served on a number of Advisory Board of startups and academic institutions. Eilif recently wrote a Silicon Vikings report on AR/VR in Nordic/Baltic Education, Learning and Training.