Petter has a M.Sc. in technical chemistry with a specialization towards chemometrics and data science. After his M.Sc. from Umea University, Sweden, Petter joined Umetrics in 1999, where he worked for 17 years with customers in various markets for example Pharmaceutical, Pulp & Paper, Automotive, Semicon and chemical and with applications such as PAT, QbD, early fault detection, predictive analytics, MPC and CPV. Petter was Global Product Manager for Umetrics’ software portfolio, including SIMCA, SIMCA-online and MODDE, and later became their global sales director leading sales and services teams in EMEA, US and Asia.