CV of Erik Lönroth
Erik Lönroth, 1978
M.Sc. Computer Science (C) – Linköpings Tekniska Högskola
High school, Technical – Södertälje
Companies Founded/Ownership Engagements
2018 – Lonroth, LLC – R&D, computer science.
2017 – CIO, ImpactVision LLC (FoodTech, HyperSpectral Imaging)
2017 – Board member, Foodview AB, Foodtech & image analytics consultancy
1996 – Founder, ET computer – IT retailing & consultancy, Sweden
Selected Current Professional & Angel Positions
Technology Lead for High Performance Computing – Scania CV (Sweden)
Chairman Open Source Forum – Scania CV (Sweden)
Infrastructure Architect – Scania Infrastructure
Advisor – Lonroth LLC, Delaware, USA
Board member – Open Source Sweden (Sweden)
Professional advisor – LIM-IT research project on open source research in software domains.
Professional advisor – SUDO research project on open source in software domains.
Selected Professional Accomplishments
2019 – Sold startup – ImpactVision LLC, Silicon Valley, USA
2018 – Angel advisor – Omnivector Solutions, PL/OR
2017 – Landmark – Engineering the 12:th datacenter size HPC cluster for Scania.
2017 – Customer advisory board – GitHub (Sweden)
2016 – Founded – “Open Source Forum” at ScaniaIT and introduced company wide Open Source strategy.
2005 – Achievement – Scanias first professional HPC cluster based on open source Rocks Clusters.
2004 – Academic – Tutoring artificial intelligence Technical University of Linköping (LiTH)
Current Active Technologies
- Robotics, micro-controllers, sensor systems.
- Machine Learning, and its applications.
- Large scale Private Cloud deployment.
- Large scale systems operations with JUJU
- Computer Imaging technologies.
- Linux everything.
- Programming (python,java,c,c++,perl etc.)
- Artistic 3D design.
- CMS programming.
- HPC systems and their applications, MPI, SLURM, etc.
Selected Social & NGOs
2019 – Community open source education for Edgeryders EU.
2017 – Board member – PORTEN. Channeling local citizens activities and relations with government.
2017 – Organizer – Burning Man European Leadership Summit – Stockholm
2013 – Chairman – Local Stockholm Pirate Party driving issues for Internet freedom, privacy and cultural enrichment.
Selected Awards & Honors
2013 – Award – Swedish IT Architect of the year IDG.
1995 – Award – Price from the King of Sweden for young authors against racism, Stockholm.
Selected Keynotes & Lectures
2020 – Keynote Ubuntu Masters – “Mastering multicloud with SLURM and Juju“.
2019 – Fundamentals of cloud and their impact on open source software development – Stockholm/Sweden
2018 – Designing and building dynamic, hyperconverged HPC clusters – HLSR/Germany
2017 – Robot Operating System Lecturing and Motor Control – Tumba/Sweden
2015 – Keynote on High Performance Computing in automotive – PRACE/Barcelona
2014 – Keynote on High Performance Computing in automotive – EMEA/Barcelona
Selected Open Source Projects & Participation
2019 – Maintainer of Nextcloud (private cloud) community juju charm.
2018 – Development and enterprise grade infrastructure – Juju.
2017 – Board member – Open Source Sweden.
2016 – Networking & Arts – IPv6 flamethrower.
2016 – Robotics – Prototyping autonomous ROS robots.
2013 – Development – Bitcoin E-commerce.
Selected Papers, Scientific Articles & Chapters
J. Gustavsson, T., Katz, A., Kvarnstrom, B., Lönroth, E., Mattsson, A.
(2021) Effective Strategies for Using Open Source Software and Open
Standards in Organizational Contexts: Experiences From the Primary and
Secondary Software Sectors, IEEE Software
Open Source Systems: Towards Robust Practices: 13th IFIP WG 2.13
pMCMC use case for comparison between Spark and MPI
Master Thesis HGVbase – A database engine to search genetic variations SNP. Karolinska Institutet (2005)
Design and Implementation of a Database API for Genetic Variations, LITH-IDA-EX–04/043–SE 2014