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Patrick Halford is the Nordic director for drones, robotics and AR/VR ecosystems at IBM. He has worked closely with various government institutions and serves on the advisory board for both Denmark’s and Finland’s national drone innovation programs. In 2016, Patrick was a part of building Denmark’s national drone strategy.
Patrick is passionate about education and mentorship and is a frequent guest lecturer at CBS and Hanken SSE, teaching about exponential technology trends, challenges facing organisations of all sizes and business model innovation. In addition to teaching, he is also a mentor for a number of life sciences networks and startup programs, including the Nordic Mentor Network for Entrepreneurship (NOME).
He is a frequent keynote speaker at robotics and drones conferences, and is often invited to host and participate at executive panels. He publishes his observations on Nordic growth opportunities on LinkedIn.