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”

Summary

  • 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.

Experience

  • 2012 – present, Senior Advisor, Norwegian Government Security and Service Organisation (G.S.S.O)
    More information  at http://dss.dep.no/About-us/
  • 2006 – 2012 CTO, NetConnect ASA, Oslo Norway
    More information about NetConnect at http://www.netconnect.com/
  • 2003-2006 AutoSpire AS, Co-founder and developer
  • 2002-2003 Independent advisor
  • 1999-2002 Manager technical development, Active 24, Oslo Norway (now Visma)
    More information about Active 24 at http://www.active24.com/
  • 1996-1999 Senior Consultant, WEB group, Gazette as, Oslo Norway
    More information about Gazette at http://www.gazette.no/
  • 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

Start-Ups

Education

  • 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

Tools

  • 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