Elin Hauge is renowned for her ability to build bridges between business and data-driven technologies. A prominent AI and Business Strategist, she has worked with influential business leaders and tech entrepreneurs to formulate ground-breaking business strategies on the application of AI. Believing that AI will substantially disrupt products and services, Elin educates people on the implications and applications of AI and emerging technologies, including blockchain, the IoT and VR, to provide a holistic view of the future.
Educated at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Elin completed an MEng in Physics and Mathematics with a specialisation in Biophysics and Medical Technology. Building further on her education, she undertook a Part of MEng in Physics from the University of Manchester and an MSc in Management Science and Operational Research at the University of Warwick. Starting her career as an Analyst at Accenture, Elin then joined Manpower as a Management Assistant. In 2002, she joined Gjensidige NOR Naeringseiendom, holding positions such as Controller/ IT Consultant, Senior Consultant of Strategy & Corporate Development, Business Controller Distribution, Sales Manager, and Head of Portfolio Management & CRM.
In 2015, Elin joined Skill as a Strategic Advisor before landing the role of Chief Advisor at EVRY, where she was later elevated to Chief Advisor of Artificial Intelligence & Cognitive Solutions and Head of Emerging Tech Navigators, Cognitive Services. Following that, Elin became an AI Evangelist, Advisor and Strategist at Crayon, establishing herself as an expert spokesperson on AI. With distinguished knowledge in business growth and emerging technology, she became an Advisor at the global early-stage venture capital firm Antler, helping entrepreneurs understand the applications of AI. In 2020, she co-founded the Network Development Hub, aiding technology start-ups and scale-ups with international growth and expansion.
Having established herself as an authority on business growth and emerging technology, Elin is a valuable member and Chairperson of several prestigious Boards, including ZYBERIA, Waken and aboard. A strategic advisor for notable business leaders, Elin is a leading expert on AI and data-driven technologies, applying her expertise to generate business value, sustainable digitisation and responsible application. Now highly sought-after as a speaker, Elin illuminates her audiences on future applications and implications of AI.