Ieva Martinkenaite is among the key figures at Telenor Group contributing to building Artificial Intelligence research and innovation ecosystems. As Senior Vice President of Telenor Research and Head of the Analytics and AI team, she has been responsible for advancing research and driving innovation in Telenor within data analytics, AI, and the Internet of Things. Her work has also involved advisory to Telenor executives and business leaders on digital technologies and innovation strategy.
Her extensive experience, broad and deep knowledge, and solid leadership skills are why she has been named to head Telenor Research and Innovation,” says Sigve Brekke, President and CEO of Telenor Group.
In addition to more than 15 years of business and research experience, Martinkenaite has held several high-profile regional and national appointments in AI and digitisation, represented Telenor in the European Commission’s High-Level Expert Group on AI, and is a Board Member of Telenor Denmark.
She currently leads a joint AI task force of ETNO and GSMA Europe, and she is among the experts responsible for European Commission´s AI-related scientific program reviews, such as Horizon Europe and Digital Europe. Martinkenaite holds a PhD in Strategic Management from BI Norwegian Business School.
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