Tor Björn Minde, Ph.D

Head of Lab RISE ICE Data

Tor Björn Minde is currently Director of RISE ICE Datacenter an industry research institute newly established in Luleå Sweden, focusing on datacenters. He was recently head of research strategies at Ericsson Research with 35 years experience at Ericsson in mobile communication, cloud, machine learning, multimedia & applications. He also holds an adjunct professorship at Lulea University of Technology in signal processing. His main research interests are context aware, datacenter and machine learning technologies. He has led the team behind Ericsson Labs with the objective to improve Ericsson ability in open innovation offering experimental API’s for mobile applications. Lately his main focus has been on large-scale cloud and big data infrastructures for energy efficient, autonomous and smart grid integrated operations. His twitter feed is