Anniek Schouten

Anniek Schouten ([email protected]) is COO and co-founder for Overstory. Schouten drives business growth and partnerships at Overstory. Overstory helps utilities direct pruning efforts to areas most at risk, verify pruning work performed by third parties, support wildfire mitigation plans and make sure O&M budgets are spent in the most effective way. With a background in business strategy, Anniek founded Overstory together with machine learning experts Indra den Bakker (background in mathematics, author of Deep Learning book) and Roelof Pieters (background in AI and previously founder of an AI company). With a team of machine learning, forestry and utility professionals, Overstory helps utilities in distribution and transmission to leverage advancements in deep learning and satellite data for vegetation strategy.