Peter Wintlev-Jensen is currently deputy Head of Unit in the European Commission DG Communications Networks and Technologies, responsible for development of policy and research strategy related to Information and Communication Technologies and Demographic Ageing.
He has been involved in this field for the last 8 years, including the European Joint Research Programme on Ambient Assisted Living and its continuation under Horizon 2020, the ICT research and innovation agenda on Ageing in the 7th Framework Programme and in Horizon 2020, the Joint Programming Initiative with Member States concerning multi-disciplinary research on Demographic Change entitled “More Years – Better Lives” and the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing.
Before joining the European Commission in 1990 he worked in the telecommunications industry as project manager in Denmark and US in a number of large industrial computing and communications projects, e.g. with American Airlines, Delta Airlines, EDS.
He has an Engineering degree in Electronic Systems from Aalborg University in Denmark.