Simen holds a B.S.E in Mechanical Engineering from Duke University, and is currently pursuing a Master's degree in Industrial Economics and Technology Management at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). Simen has previously interned at Pareto Securities, Innovation Norway, and Wilhelmsen where he implemented a sensor data pipeline for vessels in Wallenius Wilhelmsen's fleet.
During the summer of 2021, Simen will be interning at Maritime Optima working as a junior data scientist. In line with his Master's degree specialization within artificial intelligence and optimization, he will be analyzing vessel traffic and freight prices.
In his spare time, Simen enjoys hiking, traveling and occasionally playing the piano.