Errol Koolmeister is the award-winning AI and technology expert who has successfully built several large companies' ability to deliver value with AI. Most recently, he comes from the H&M group, where he, as responsible for AI, has been involved in recruiting over 100 people, integrating AI in the core business, and driving the technical transformation in the company.
Before H&M, he worked as an advisor to several start-ups and large companies in Europe & Russia. In addition, he advised on how to best use and scale AI in organizations. Before working as an advisor, Errol worked as a lead data scientist for the Vodafone group. He was part of building up the international AI team, which today consists of over 500 people.
He began his career at Nordea bank, the largest financial institution in the Nordics, where he helped build the fraud and anti-money laundering department. So with his background in risk and security, he has deep knowledge of using and extracting value from data both ethically and responsibly.