ODENSE, DENMARK – JULY 10, 2018 Blue Ocean Robotics is pleased to announce that Brian Ottar Olsen will be serving as Vice President of Technology as of July 2018. Brian will lead the new Technology Department in Blue Ocean Robotics, and he will focus on developing the tools and technology platforms, TP-X, required to develop new robots across industries.
Brian comes from the healthcare industry, where he worked for 12 years as VP of Systems Engineering and Project Management Office for GN Hearing, one of the main suppliers of hearing aids. At GN Hearing, Brian has been leading teams of leaders, project managers and technical specialists within system design and he has lead many programs, both on technology and products. Furthermore, Brian was responsible for the GN development processes on both technology and product development, while also leading audits with regulatory bodies such as FDA and DQS. Moreover, he has been a key part in the development of wireless infrastructure between hearing aids and mobile systems, thereby helping IT companies like Apple to accommodate people with hearing disabilities. Earlier in his career, Brian was Head of Development in Sonion, Strategic Application Manager for wind turbines in DELTA and Research and Technology Manager for Danfoss Comfort Controls. Additionally, he has a Ph.D. in Acoustics from the University of Southampton.