Jan Kristensen is a seasoned professional in the field of industrial automation with over 14 years of experience. He has a unique background, having started his career in industrial automation as a Hotline support technician. This experience gave him a deep understanding of the real-life challenges faced by industrial automation systems and the importance of robust and reliable solutions. As the Head of R&D, Jan leads a cross-functional team of experts in the development of innovative solutions that drive the industry forward. He is passionate about the vision of the "Dark Factory," where industrial processes are fully automated, safe, and efficient. Jan and his team are dedicated to developing everything from electromechanical machines to state-of-the-art AI solutions, such as the Operator Eye. With his leadership and expertise, Jan is playing a critical role in helping the industry to move towards a future of fully automated and efficient industrial processes.