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Tomas Karlsson - Founder and CTO at Agency9

Published: 14 March 2017

Education: Master of Computer Science and Marketing

You read B.Sc. Computer Science and Marketing. What was the best part of your education?

The ability to tailor a program with technical depth and at the same time learn marketing and entrepreneurship.

What are you doing today?

I am the founder and chief technology officer at Agency9 where I develop web-based tools for 3D visualization of geographic information and large city models.

What have you worked with before?

The work of the university was the start of the company in 2002 and I have been working on this since.

What's most fun about your job?
Working in an international market and push the boundaries of what is technically possible.

Do you have any advice for students who are out of work and into your industry?

Today, the labor market good like a good programmer will have no trouble getting jobs. Build a portfolio during the study and were not afraid to show it, to show the practical experience is just as important as studying. Dare to take a chance and find a job at a start-up companies or start one.

What are you most proud of in your career?

When Sun Microsystems unveiled a newly Agency9's 3D technology before thousands of spectators at their keynote at JavaOne in Silicon Valley.

How do you see the future?

Very positive, the market is hotter than ever! The use of 3D technology is exploding in all industries.