As co-founder and chief technology officer of Tobii Technology, John Elvesjö serves as the primary research and development director of the company. Elvesjö is an accomplished scientist and serial entrepreneur whose significant work in eye-tracking technology has been the bedrock of Tobii. His contributions, well documented in many research publications, have influenced the world of science in ways that are still yet to be known. Elvesjö holds 15 patents, 13 related to Tobii’s hardware and software innovations, including sensor technology, illumination methods and eye-control interaction techniques that contribute to Tobii’s global superiority in eye-tracking technology advancements and reliability. Prior to beginning his role at Tobii, Elvesjö served as a researcher at the YKI Institute for Surface Chemistry at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and also founded Jensen Technology, a company he spun off from his research compiled at YKI. In 2013 John was recognized as a leading technology pioneer by the World Economic Forum. In 2008, he was named the IT Innovator of the Year, and in 2005 he received the Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Elvesjö studied engineering physics at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.