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Employments

1983—1991Research Assistant, Lab Assistant and Teacher at the Insitute of Physics, Uppsala University.
1984—1985Development engineer.
Scienta Instrument AB, Uppsala.
Development of data acquisition systems for exectron spectrometers.
1988—1989Research Assistant.
FOI, Swedish Defence Research Agency, Stockholm.
Development of distributed run-time system for civil and military data acquisition systems.
1991—1992Development Engineer.
Bofors Elektronikindustrier AB, Järfälla.
Teacher in ADA programming and development environments.
1992—1994Techical Representitive,
Rational Software Nordic AB.
Technical pre-sales and services.
1994—1995Software Engineer, Rational Software Nordic AB.
Software Engineer in Rose Business Unit.
Responsible for Rational Rose/Visual Basic development.

1995-2001Development Manager, Rational Software Nordic AB
Department/Site Manager and Development Manager for Rational Rose development in Kista, Sweden.

Product Manager, Rational Rose Professional Visual Basic. Microsoft Visual Modeler 1.0 och 2.0. Rational’s XDE Language integrations (Round-Trip Engineering) in Microsoft .NET / C#, VB.NET, J#.

2002—2003Technical Sales Account Manager,
Ericsson Corporate Account, Rational Software Nordic AB.
Responsible for Rational technical solution sales and services for Ericsson account.
2004—2005Swedish Technical Sales Manager,
IBM Rational and Ericsson Corporate Account,
Rational Software, IBM Software Group,
IBM Svenska AB.
Responsible for IBM SWG technical solution sales and services for Ericsson account. (Rational, WebSphere, DB2, Tivoli, Lotus).

2005—2006Nordic Technical Sales and Service Manager,
Rational Software, IBM Software Group,
IBM Svenska AB.
Responsible for Rational technical solution and services sales in Nordic (Sweden / Finland / Norway / Denmark).
2006—2010Senior Product Manager / Solution Architect
Green Thread Team,
IBM Rational Software Development Lab.
Responsible for driving IBM Rational solution strategy in the areas of Geographically Distributed Development and Application Lifecycle Management.

2010Manager, System Workbenches, IBM Rational Software Development Lab.
Responsible for driving IBM Rational product strategy for Rational Workbenches for Systems.
2010—2012Project Manager - Systems Development, SMHI, Norrköping.
Responsible for development of Media and Energy products.

2012—2015Design lead.
Rational Design Factory,
IBM Rational Software Development Lab.
Responsible for developing Systems and Software Engineering solution scenarios.

2015—2017Senior Design Lead
IBM Watson Internet of Things IBM Design
Responsible for user research and user experience strategies for IBM Internet of Things Foundation platform.
2017—2019Senior Technical Staff Member – STSM
Senior Design Lead – Watson Internet of Things Platform.
Responsible for Watson Internet of Things Platform design.
IBM Watson and Cloud Platform

2019—2020Senior Technical Staff Member – STSM
Senior Design Lead – IBM Maximo Asset Monitor.
IBM Cloud and Cognitive
2020—2022Design Strategist & STSM
IBM AI Applications - Asset management and engineering.
IBM Cloud and Cognitive
2022–IBM Sustainability Software
IBM Cloud and Cognitive

Education

1967—1976Compulsory school.
Grundskola, Hagebyskolan, Norrköping.
1976—1979Upper secondary school.
Natur, De Geer Gymnasium, Norrköping.
1980—1984University.
Fysikerlinjen. Institute of Physics, Uppsala University.
1988Licentiate degree, Physics.
”Electrical and computer applications in electron spectroscopy”. Institute of Physics, Uppsala University
1991PhD, Physics, Physics.
”Development of instrumentation and data acquisition systems for charged particle spectroscopy. High resolution studies of atoms and small molecules”. Institute of Physics, Uppsala University.

Military Education

1980Sergeant. Compulsory military service. A7, Visby.
1980Second lieutenant. Compulsory military service. A6, Jönköping.
1982Lieutenant. Reserve, I16 Halmstad.
1995Captain. Reserve, ArtSS, Älvdalen.

Awards

Awarded Visual Basic Programmers Journal Award 1997. Rational Rose and Rational Visual Test.
Awarded Rational Software, Founders Club Award, 2003.
Awarded Rational Software, Hundred Procent Club Award, 2004.
Awarded IBM Software Group, Swedish Technical Manager of the Year Award, 2004.
Awarded IBM Nordic, Team of the Year Award, 2004.
Awarded IBM Golden Circle Award, 2005. IBM Sales and IBM Consulting’s highest level of business recognition and honors the outstanding achievements and outcomes of our top seller and consultant contributors.
Awarded IBM Bravo Award, 2008. Going above and beyond for the CQ ALM Schema initiative.
Awarded IBM Eminence and Excellence Award 2014.
Awarded IBM Managers Choice Award 2015.
Awarded IBM Managers Choice Award 2018.
Awarded IBM Managers Choice Award 2019.
Awarded IoT Superhero Award 2019.
Awarded IBM Outstanding Technical Achievement Award 2021.
Awarded GOLD WINNER in the 2021 Spark Pro Design Award for Digital Design.
Awarded IBM Tech 2023 Award.
Awarded IBM Culture Catalyst 2023 Award.

Patents

Patent Application Title: Automated IOT Device Registration
Patent No.: US 11,356,440 B2
Date of Patent: Jun. 7, 2022

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Badges and Certifications

Curicilum Vitae of Mats Göthe

Enterprise Design Thinking Coach
Issued by IBM

This badge holder supports and helps to lead the Enterprise Design Thinking effort in their teams. The earner designs the approach, runs plays, and helps the team play the Enterprise Design Thinking game.

Curicilum Vitae of Mats Göthe

Enterprise Design Thinking Co-Creator
Issued by IBM

As a Co-Creator, the badge earner is an active contributor on Enterprise Design Thinking engagements. They help bring real-world user outcomes to life by growing collaboration skills and finding opportunities to step up and lead.

Curicilum Vitae of Mats Göthe

Enterprise Design Thinking Practitioner
Issued by IBM

The earner has acquired knowledge of applying Enterprise Design Thinking and its value. As a Practitioner, the badge earner finds opportunities to try it out in their every day work. The earner has acquired knowledge of applying Enterprise Design Thinking and its value. As a Practitioner, the badge earner finds opportunities to try it out in their every day work.

Curicilum Vitae of Mats Göthe

Enterprise Design Thinking for Sustainability
Issued by IBM

This credential earner has demonstrated proficiency in incorporating sustainability in their application of Enterprise Design Thinking working with clients and on their own products. The earner has demonstrated an understanding of the practical application of sustainability to problem frame and address user needs and can incorporate sustainability into business design with clients. They are also able to facilitate Enterprise Design Thinking workshops with a sustainable mindset.

Curicilum Vitae of Mats Göthe

Enterprise Design Thinking – Team Essentials for AI
Issued by IBM

This badge earner has demonstrated proficiency in using Enterprise Design Thinking concepts and activities to design responsible artificial intelligence systems with intention and a focus on people.

Curicilum Vitae of Mats Göthe

Design & User Experience (D&UX) Essentials
Issued by IBM

Badge earners will be able to demonstrate foundational knowledge of Design & User Experience (D&UX) Reviews to become an active proponent of DUX standards. Badge earners will be able to demonstrate foundational knowledge of Design & User Experience (D&UX) Reviews to become an active proponent of DUX standards.

Curicilum Vitae of Mats Göthe

Advancing Accessibility
Issued by IBM

Accessibility is the over-arching topic under which there are several distinct, separate disciplines: Design, Test, Development (Software, Hardware, and Mobile), Project/ Relationship Management, etc. The badge earner has acquired fundamental and discipline-specific knowledge for designing and developing acessible products, helping IBM maintain its commitment to making its information technology available and usable, regardless of the ability of the user.

Curicilum Vitae of Mats Göthe

IBM Agile Achiever
Issued by IBM

The Agile Achiever is recognized for their Agile knowledge and experience. They mentor their teams in agile practices, act as Iteration Managers or Product Owners, and they are sophisticated in their use of Agile practices. They pull from one funnel of work and are flexible from iteration to iteration.

Curicilum Vitae of Mats Göthe

IBM Agile Advocate
Issued by IBM

The Agile Advocate has the capability to discuss Agile values and principles and has begun applying the Agile practices to their daily activities. They hold stand-ups, conduct retrospectives, and can visualize their wall of work. They know the different Agile roles and understand how they interact together to bring continual value to their customers.

Curicilum Vitae of Mats Göthe

IBM Agile Explorer
Issued by IBM

The Agile Explorer has a foundational understanding of Agile values, principles, and practices that allows them to initiate an Agile conversation with co-workers and colleagues. This badge is available to IBM employees only.

Curicilum Vitae of Mats Göthe

IBM AI Skills Academy Deep Learning Practitioner
Issued by IBM

Earners experience a blended learning curriculum as they complete the Coursera series started in the Deep Learning Explorer Pod. They learn about IBM’s garage model in AI, considerations to operationalize AI, learn from experts in the field, and meet with SMEs weekly during office hours. They apply neural network architectures and algorithms and compare and review results with peers and SMEs. Earners have demonstrated the application of the skills by completing and presenting a final project.

Curicilum Vitae of Mats Göthe

IBM AI Skills Academy Deep Learning Explorer
Issued by IBM

Badge earners have an essential understanding of AI, including IBM’s AI portfolio, competitive landscape, use cases across industries, AI concepts, ethics in AI, AI frameworks, operationalizing AI, data visualization, and neural networks. Badge earners also have the foundational knowledge of the math and science that powers deep learning and can begin to identify ways in which AI can be applied in the workflow of a business.

Curicilum Vitae of Mats Göthe

Neural Networks and Deep Learning
Issued by Coursera

Introduction to deep learning.
Analyze the major trends driving the rise of deep learning, and give examples of where and how it is applied today.

Neural network basics.
Set up a machine learning problem with a neural network mindset and use vectorization to speed up your models.

Shallow neural networks.
Build a neural network with one hidden layer, using forward propagation and backpropagation.

Deep neural networks.
Analyze the key computations underlying deep learning, then use them to build and train deep neural networks for computer vision tasks.

Curicilum Vitae of Mats Göthe

Improving Deep Neural Networks: Hyperparameter Tuning, Regularization and Optimization
Issued by Coursera

Practical aspects of deep learning.
Discover and experiment with a variety of different initialization methods, apply L2 regularization and dropout to avoid model overfitting, then apply gradient checking to identify errors in a fraud detection model.

Optimizing algorithms.
Develop your deep learning toolbox by adding more advanced optimizations, random mini-batching, and learning rate decay scheduling to speed up your models.

Hyperparameter tuning, batch normalization and programming frameworks.
Explore TensorFlow, a deep learning framework that allows you to build neural networks quickly and easily, then train a neural network on a TensorFlow dataset.

 

Curicilum Vitae of Mats Göthe

Convolutional Neural Networks
Issued by Coursera

Foundations of convolutional neural networks.
Implement the foundational layers of CNNs.

Deep convolutional model: Case studies.
Discover some powerful practical tricks and methods used in deep CNNs, straight from the research papers, then apply transfer learning to your own deep CNN.

Object detection.
Apply your new knowledge of CNNs to one of the hottest fields in computer vision: object detection.

Special applications.
Face recognition and neural style transfer.

 

Curicilum Vitae of Mats Göthe

Sequence Models
Issued by Coursera

Recurrent neural networks.
Discover recurrent neural networks, a type of model that performs extremely well on temporal data, and several of its variants, including LSTMs, GRUs and Bidirectional RNNs.

Natural language processing and word embeddings.
Natural language processing with deep learning is a powerful combination. Using word vector representations and embedding layers, train recurrent neural networks with outstanding performance across a wide variety of applications, including sentiment analysis, named entity recognition and neural machine translation.

Sequence models and attentions mechanism .
Augment your sequence models using an attention mechanism, an algorithm that helps your model decide where to focus its attention given a sequence of inputs. Then, explore speech recognition and how to deal with audio data.

Transformer networks.

 

Curicilum Vitae of Mats Göthe

Structuring Machine Learning Projects
Issued by Coursera

L Strategy.
Streamline and optimize your ML production workflow by implementing strategic guidelines for goal-setting and applying human-level performance to help define key priorities

Develop time-saving error analysis procedures to evaluate the most worthwhile options to pursue and gain intuition for how to split your data and when to use multi-task, transfer, and end-to-end deep learning.

 

Curicilum Vitae of Mats Göthe

Data Science Foundations – Level 1
Issued by IBM

This badge earner has an understanding of the possibilities and opportunities that data science, analytics and big data bring to new applications in any industry.

Curicilum Vitae of Mats Göthe

Data Science Methodologies
Issued by IBM

This badge earner understands the essential steps used in data science business and research problem solving. This includes problem definition, collecting and analyzing data, building relevant models and understanding model deployment results.

Curicilum Vitae of Mats Göthe

First Patent File
Issued by IBM

This badge is awarded to an inventor for their first application filed with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. This badge encourages first-time inventors to join IBM’s patent process.

Curicilum Vitae of Mats Göthe

Patent Issuance – IBM Patents & Invention Program
Issued by IBM

This badge is awarded to an inventor for the first patent prosecuted through the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office resulting in a patent issuance.

Curicilum Vitae of Mats Göthe

Maximo Asset Management
Issued by IBM

This badge holder has a good understanding of the asset configuration and asset life cycle practices using Maximo. The individual is able to discuss the usage of Asset Subassemblies, Failure codes and Metering.

Curicilum Vitae of Mats Göthe

IBM Watson IoT Platform – Connection Service
Issued by IBM

This badge earner has demonstrated basic knowledge of the IBM Watson IoT Platform connection service and how to connect a device, capture data from the device, and prepare the data for analytics.

Curicilum Vitae of Mats Göthe

Overview of IBM Watson IoT Platform
Issued by IBM

This badge earner has demonstrated basic knowledge of IBM Watson IoT Platform, and is able to describe its value to customers, articulate unique capabilities, and describe basic use cases. This badge earner has demonstrated basic knowledge of IBM Watson IoT Platform, and is able to describe its value to customers, articulate unique capabilities, and describe basic use cases.

Curicilum Vitae of Mats Göthe

IBM watsonx Foundations
Issued by IBM

The successful badge earner can describe the IBM watsonx platform and distinguish between watsonx.ai, watsonx.data and watsonx.governance. The badge earner also has a basic understanding of foundation models and generative AI and can construct effective prompts in the Prompt Lab. Skills – Foundation model, Generative AI, Lange language models, Prompt engineering, watsonx, watsonx.ai, watsonx.data, and watsonx.governance.