Stephen Alstrup is the co-founder of the It-University of Copenhagen. He is also the co-founder of Octoshape. Octoshape software have been downloaded by more than 100 million people.

Stephen Alstrup is now back at the Department of Computer Science at the University of Copenhagen - also known as DIKU where he takes part in several research projects one of which he is leading In cooperation with Princeton University whilst at the same time taking care of his duties as Vice Head of the Department for Innovation and Business Cooperation at DIKU.