On 22 August 2023, Andrus Pedai stepped into his new position as chancellor of the Estonian Entrepreneurship University of Applied Sciences.
Andrus Pedai obtained a doctorate in production engineering and robotics from TalTech, presenting his thesis titled “Modelling and Simulation of Autonomous Vehicles and Systems and Their Advanced Control Methods”. Andrus has almost two decades worth of international leadership experience, having filled various leading roles at both mobile phone as well as car production related companies, and has also done extraordinary research at TalTech.
“Andrus Pedai has a great deal of experience in management of international business and finance,” said Estonian Entrepreneurship University of Applied Sciences’ Board Chairman Kadi Pärnits. She added, “As chancellor, Andrus Pedai will introduce exciting new collaborators to the Estonian Entrepreneurship University of Applied Sciences in the form of both Estonian as well as international businesses, and is reinforcing our existing staff with new professors and scientists. Andrus will surely direct his team towards scientific evaluation at the Entrepreneurship University.
The Estonian Entrepreneurship University of Applied Sciences Chancellor Andrus Pedai added, “The Estonian Entrepreneurship University of Applied Sciences carries with it a dignified history and possesses great potential to be the preferred learning environment for new talent, specialists and leaders. The goals of the university overlap with Ülemiste City’s mission to be an attractive knowledge-based learning and developmental environment with international reach. The focus and capacity of the Entrepreneurship University must keep up with the times and respond to rapid development in the digitalising business environment, helping increase the competitiveness of both people and businesses by helping talents realise their potential and inspiring the creation of new business models.