Changing the Paradigm
Kolos represents an opportunity to change the paradigm of the data center industry. It’s a shift from hosting infrastructure in dense, high-cost areas reliant on fossil fuels to areas abundant in clean, renewable energy.
Data/information creation rapidly accelerating
The explosion in data creation is a global trend
Note: 1 petabyte = 1MM gigabytes, 1 zettabyte = 1MM petabytes
Data is the new oil
"Data are to this century what oil was to the last one: a driver of growth and change”
May 7, 2017
CEO and Co-Founder
Serial entrepreneur experience, from idea to scaling production industries, raising funding (€60 million equity, €25 million bank, €13 million grants), and leading and completing an IPO process.
Growing industrial companies from 80 to over 330 employees (REC Scancell) as CFO and from €30 million to €300 million in revenue base. Served as Innotech Solar Founder and CFO; took from idea to 180 employees and a €35 million revenue base. 10 years of solar experience.
Master of Business and Economics
Co-Founder and Board Member
Built organizations and partnerships throughout Europe for US HW company (now EMC) that grew from $20 million to $1 billion in seven years. Established Nordic sales and partner network for a US software company (now Adobe) catering to large clients.
Serial founder for IT and med-tech companies. Was a corporate customer of data centers; worked with DC Solutions since 2011 with large international clients as focus.
Computer Science, BA
Co-Founder and Chairman of Board
Founder and MD of Nordic Sustainable Ventures. 12 years' experience as a management consultant; previously Executive Director/Head of Sustainability Services at PwC and EY Norway. Broad experience from advising professional investors, including several large PE, VC, and infrastructure funds.
Good political and regulatory insights and connections; has previously held several positions for the Conservative Party of Norway.