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Ulrik Juul Christensen is the founding partner of Area9 and the Chief Executive Officer of Area9 Lyceum. Dr. Christensen is recognized worldwide as an expert in learning technology. He has pioneered adaptive learning, data-driven content development, simulation and debriefing technologies. He is also responsible for the strategy of Area9 Group’s businesses, that span from purpose-built platforms for optimization of business processes for large corporations over digital product design to corporate training based on intelligent, adaptive learning. Dr. Christensen was part of the McGraw-Hill Higher Education leadership team from 2011 to 2014 and the MHE Executive Leadership Team from February 2014 to 2016, where he stepped down to focus on the rapidly growing Area9 Innovation and Area9 Learning enterprises. He is on the boards of LEAP Innovation and Mastery Transcript Consortium and on the advisory boards for Transcend Education, CharacterLab and Center for Curriculum Redesign.