Björn Jensen studied Electrical Engineering with a specialization in Automation and Image Processing. In 1998, he received a MSc degree from the Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany and in the following year a Master's degree in Industrial Management from the same institution. He then joined the Autonomous Systems Lab at Ecole Polytéchnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, and participated in Robox@Expo.02 and Smarter-Elrob projects. In 2005, he visited the Arai-Ota lab at Tokyo University, Japan, before receiving his PhD in the area of human-robot interaction from EPFL. After his studies, he founded Singleton 3D, a start-up company developing 3D laser measurement technology. He taught robotics at the Bern University of Applied Sciences. Today he teaches medical robotics within the Biomedical Engineering Program of the University of Bern and is a lecturer in the Computer Engineering branch of Business Engineering at Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts.