Per Søderlind

We shall not cease from exploration
And the end of all our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time.
T.S. Eliot — “Little Gidding”


  • Over 20 years experience in IT/technology environments in consulting, technical development, and management roles for both established companies and start-up’s.
  • Extensive experience with different technologies including, MS SharePoint, cloud enabled services, claim based security and web 2.0
  • Extensive experience in designing and implementing system architectures.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully manage technical teams, both development and operational, to deliver to company objectives
  • Experience in supporting sales activities through consulting, pre sales and technical implementation.
  • Experience in managing technical partners and outsourced/offshore IT developers
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully achieve objectives in dynamically changing environments.


  • 2012 – present, Senior Advisor, Norwegian Government Security and Service Organisation (G.S.S.O)
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  • 2006 – 2012 CTO, NetConnect ASA, Oslo Norway
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  • 2003-2006 AutoSpire AS, Co-founder and developer
  • 2002-2003 Independent advisor
  • 1999-2002 Manager technical development, Active 24, Oslo Norway (now Visma)
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  • 1996-1999 Senior Consultant, WEB group, Gazette as, Oslo Norway
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  • 1991 – 1996 Digital Equipment Corporation A/S, Oslo Norway (now HP)
    • 1994 – 1996 Senior Consultant, Technology group, Systems Integration Internet consulting and programming IT-consulting
    • 1993 – 1994 Technical presale, Business partners
    • 1991 – 1993 Customer Services – UNIX support (SCO UNIX, Digital Ultrix, DEC OSF/1, Digital UNIX) – PC / UNIX integration
  • 1989 – 1991 Forum Touche Ross System developer
  • 1981 – 1982 Military services – Army Military Police



  • 1987 – 1989 Norwegian College of Computer science (NHI), Computer science
  • 1984 – 1985 Bjørknes Privatskole (private high school)
  • 1978 – 1979 Marian Hill Central Catholic High School – Southbridge Massachusetts (Exchange student)
  • 1977 – 1981 Stjørdal Gymnas (high school) Examen Artium, majored in mathematics and physics


  • Programming languages:
    Pascal, C, VBasic, TCL, Perl, Javascript, Java, ASP (vbscript, javascript and perlscript), CFML, SQL, Lingo, XML (XSL,XSLT,SAX,Soap,….), C#, PHP, jQuery, CSS, etc
  • Web servers:
    Microsoft Internet Information Server, Microsoft Transaction Server, Apache Webserver, nginx
  • Operating systems:
    Microsoft Windows,  Digital UNIX, Solaris, SCO UNIX, Linux, Mac OS X
  • Misc.:
    MS SQL server,MySQL, nosql, nodejs
  • My digital tool chest