Einar Landre is practicing software professional with almost 30 years of experience as a developer, consultant and leader. Currently he holds the position as leader of Statoil’s value chain IT unit that is responsible for the products and services used to support Statoil’s well construction process.

He has earlier in his career worked on operating system development, implementation of communication protocols and software for the International Space Station. His main technological interests include automated decision making and how to build smarter and more human friendly software based business support systems.

He has contributed on two software related books and he has presented papers and work on international conferences such as OOPSLA, SPE Intelligent Energy and SATURN where he have held positions in the program comity. Over the last five years he has been member of the program comity for Norwegian Society for Automatic Control’s conference on autonomy.

He is an IEEE Certified Professional Software Engineering Master (PSEM). He holds a Master of Science degree in Information Technology from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK. He is married and have two teenage children.