Who is behind the Lens

Dr Leif Hanlen

Dr Leif Hanlen

Director of the Health Business Team, NICTA

Dr. Leif Hanlen is Director of the Health Business Team at NICTA, an adjunct Associate Professor at the Australian National University and an adjunct Professor at the university of Canberra. His role focuses on the application of internet scale machine learning, streaming data analysis for sports performance monitoring and clinical records. Leif has a background in machine learning for (e)health applications, telecommunications for body-area-networks and has over 80 publications and 3 patents in these fields. He has been variously employed as a high-voltage electrical engineer, lecturer in algorithmics and researcher in wireless radio systems. Leif currently leads NICTA's Business Team of Health in the development of national wealth creation in eHealth.