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Hans Peter Brondmo - Participant

Hans Peter leads a secret robotics-meets-machine-learning moonshot at [Google]X. Prior to joining X, he was a senior executive at Nokia/HERE where he co-led a new product innovation business unit with teams in Silicon Valley, LA, Berlin, Oulu (Finland) and China.

A high-tech executive and successful entrepreneur, Hans Peter has spent his career at the intersection of technology innovation and empowering individuals. He has founded several category defining companies including: Plum, an early web and mobile app for collaboration and group conversations, acquired by Nokia in 2009; Post Communications, a pioneering email marketing software-as-a-service, acquired by Netcentives in 2000; DiVA VideoShop, the first product to bring digital video editing to consumers, acquired by Avid Technology in 1993. He has also held positions at Apple in Tokyo, and at CERN (the Center for European Nuclear Research) in Geneva.

Hans Peter has served on start-up and non-profit boards, is the author of the NYT bestselling book, The Engaged Customer, has been a guest lecturer at the MIT Media Lab and Cambridge University, has testified at US Senate and FCC hearings on Internet privacy and consumer data management, and has been a featured/keynote speaker at countless conferences on topics ranging from innovation and entrepreneurship to privacy and the broad influence and impact of technology on society.

Always seeking new adventures, when Hans Peter is not wrangling robots, he can frequently be found on a mountaintop or behind a lens:



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