Anders Dræge is a 46-year-old man who currently serves as the
head of the machine learning and artificial intelligence
team at Frende Forsikring, a Norwegian insurance company. He has
been leading the team since its inception in 2020 and has made significant
contributions to the company’s analytical and automation processes. Despite
having no formal training in machine learning, Anders has acquired a deep
understanding of the subject through his own self-teaching and hands-on
Prior to joining the insurance industry, Anders spent 13 years working as a
researcher at Equinor, a leading Norwegian oil and gas company. During his
time at Equinor, he focused on developing improved techniques for oil
exploration, and his research resulted in a patented approach that combined
rock physics and machine learning. His background in research has given him a
unique perspective on the use of technology to solve complex problems, and he
has been able to apply this expertise to his work in the insurance industry.
Throughout his career, Anders has had a long history of sharing his work and
results through articles and lectures.