Björn Ottersten has held research positions at Linkoping University, Stanford University, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm. During 96/97 Dr. Ottersten was Director of Research at ArrayComm Inc, San Jose, a start-up company based on his patented technology. He has authored over 900 scientific papers and is one of the highest cited scientists in the field. Dr. Ottersten is a board member of the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research, Villum Foundation, and EURASIP. Dr. Ottersten is the founding Director of SnT and serves as editor of several scientific journals. In 2011 he received the IEEE Signal Processing Society Technical Achievement Award. As one of very few scientists in Europe, he has received the ERC advanced research grant twice.