Endre Olsvik Elvestad

Founder, SignLab

Endre holds a master’s in Computer Science from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology specializing in Virtual Reality & Artificial Intelligence. He has advised the Minister of Education and the Minister of Commerce on national issues regarding education policy and entrepreneurship. He is actively involved as an advisor to several start-ups and nonprofits.

SignLab was spun-off from the founder’s research project on how we can combine artificial intelligence and virtual reality to help parents to deaf children better learn sign language. After several emotional meetings with young parents trying and failing to learn sign language in Norway, he experienced an acute need for turning research into practice – this eventually became SignLab.