Maritime Makers

Maritime Makers

Conversations with maritime leaders about innovation, transformation and disruption in our industry. Become better at harnessing disruption to grow your business and your career.

A new episode is released every other week.


Recent Episodes

#12 - Raghu Ravinutala. Conversational AI platforms for better customer experience.

Dec. 1, 2021

Raghu Ravinutala was bitten by the entrepreneurial bug long before he co-founded yellow.ai in 2016 with a vision to make customer and enterprise interactions more effective and effortless. Previously, he worked for 16 years …

#11 - Bjørn Højgaard. The value of strategic partnerships.

Nov. 12, 2021

Bjørn Højgaard is CEO of Anglo Eastern Univan Group, one of the world’s leading ship management companies. He’s been director at Thome Ship Management, Brigantine Group and A.P. Møller Singapore, as well as manager of operat…

#10 - Michael Stolarczyk. Why planning is more important than plans.

Oct. 29, 2021

Michael Stolarczyk is Senior Vice President, CakeBoxx Technologies. He has held various C-level roles with companies like Ports America, Kontane Logistics, Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority, and he spent 17 years with the A…

About the Host

Daniel Jacobsen

I'm is on a mission to help maritime leaders harness disruptions - especially those relating to AI and machine learning.
I believe in building things of lasting value and am looking for long term relationships with high-integrity men and women who share this world view. I believe in creating and growing together.
I did my PhD in applied mathematics at the Technical University of Denmark where I applied machine learning to brain imaging. One of my favorite aspects of machine learning is how you can apply it to almost anything – from brains, to ships, and anything in between.
I co-founded a maritime startup, GreenSteam, where I am now Chief Science Officer. I developed AI algorithms and decision support solutions to make merchant shipping more efficient and have been managing everything from sales and marketing to funding, finance and operations. Over the years my focus has shifted towards the strategic challenges of succeeding with AI in the maritime world.