I am a Norwegian with more than 25 years in Software and IT & Technology mainly. Founder of more then 10 tech-companies during this period and one IPO with InfoStream ASA (initial public offering (IPO) or stock market launch) at OSE - Oslo Børs. Member of the management team and CEO and responsible for sales, budget and
I am a Norwegian with more than 25 years in Software and IT & Technology mainly. Founder of more then 10 tech-companies during this period and one IPO with InfoStream ASA (initial public offering (IPO) or stock market launch) at OSE - Oslo Børs. Member of the management team and CEO and responsible for sales, budget and forecasting for the Oil&Gas division in Stavanger for. Through organic growth and acquisitions I personal gain a lot of experience, working a in fast growing organization. Company sold to Integra SA in 2000.
Experience in sales and marketing, business- and strategy development, funding, budget&finance and building culture and organizations. Organization where people want to work and can create.In addition I have been active and involved in due diligence processes and acquisitions of other companies.
The last 10 years also, founder of Grunnsteinen AS, a company working with real-estate development in Norway and Germany. Mainly in commercial buildings and industrial parks.
Last years i have also been involved in Norwegian Red Cross and helping young entrepreneurs through StartUp Weekend, Ungt Entreprenørskap and beeing mentor for young motivated entrepreneurs.
Currently living in Firenze, Italy with my family. Working on developing a beautiful estate in Tuscany and studying italian language at the Scuola di Leonardo da Vinci.
Positive, enthusiastic and result-oriented, likes challenges, good communication skills, self-motivated, active and dynamic approach, creative problem-solver, good team-player, innovates and makes things happen with a positive attitude.
"Opportunity is often missed by people because it is dressed in overalls and it looks like work..."
Advisor and shareholder @ A klinikken is a multidisciplinary medical center offering a total health consept. The clinic is a multidisciplinary assessment and treatment center with integrated medical and psychological expertise. Drugs will ensure a somatic diagnostic clarification so that our patients are safe and cared for.
In convenience to public doctor A klinikken also has specialists in a variety of disciplines collocated under a roof , for close cooperation and increased exchanges of knowledge .
Our specialists include psychologists , neurologist , general practitioner, cardiologist , specialist doctors in gynecology , pediatrician , dietitian and physiotherapist.
A Klinikken are building up 10-12 clinics and multidisciplinary medical centers in Norway From February 2015 to Present (11 months) Oslo Area, NorwayAdvisor and shareholder @ Induct Software are delivering a "software as a service" platform for Innovation management. It´s the first company to use Web 2.0 concepts and social networking technology to enable the creation of "innovation communities" in which all phases of the innovation process can be managed, including idea campaigns, idea management, idea ranking, idea portfolio management, idea implementation, innovation cockpit and talent management. From March 2014 to Present (1 year 10 months) NorwayWriter / Forfatter @ Have the last 8 months, next to job, projects, family and moving plans, written a book for men about watches. "Nesten Velkledd" was launched on 29th August 2013. The book is now finished into a English version "About time" and will be published in USA and Europe in end of 2014 in English, German and French. Also working on a Italian version. From January 2013 to Present (3 years) Student @ Studying italian language - Lingua e Cultura Italiana at Scuola Leonardo da Vinci in Firenze. Have completed Elementare A1,A2 and A3 with exam "Certificato di Italiano". From September 2013 to Present (2 years 4 months) Owner @ Privat company for different shares and activities From May 2014 to Present (1 year 8 months) NorwayMan.dir, Co-founder and board member @ Norwegian distributor of two watch brands to the Norwegian market. Jacques Lemans and Sea God. The company have exclusive sale and after-sales on both brands. Customers are watch dealers From February 2011 to Present (4 years 11 months) Shareholder and board member @ The company has long experience and know how in planning, organize and do food- and wine trip to Italy, Spain and France. Together with Saga Wine we offer specialized knowledge about wineries, restaurants, accommodations, a place to eat, to enjoy, to relax, to be inspired or to work. From December 2012 to March 2015 (2 years 4 months) Partner and developer @ Il Caggio is an old "borgio" and lies on The Castello di Fonterutoli estate. One of the most prestigious chianti wineries, Fonterutoli has been in the Mazzei family for twenty-four generations, since 1435. The project will have 2 separate villas with their own pools and 15 apartments, for sale. From February 2013 to October 2014 (1 year 9 months) Mentor for young entrepreneurs @ Connect is a non-profit membership organization. The main task is to connect entrepreneurs and growing businesses to the expertise, capital and networks, and to assist Innovation Norway in their entrepreneurial efforts. I have been a mentor for a young entrepreneur that has started a technology company within the oil and gas industry. From April 2013 to August 2014 (1 year 5 months) Board member @ The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is an international humanitarian movement with approximately 97 million volunteers, members and staff worldwide which was founded to protect human life and health, to ensure respect for all human beings, and to prevent and alleviate human suffering. From February 2012 to March 2014 (2 years 2 months) Stavanger Area, NorwayEntreprenørskapsdagen 2013 Jury member @ Evaluating young entrepreneurs. Member of the jury From January 2013 to January 2014 (1 year 1 month) Founder and shareholder @ Founder of the company in 2002. Real Estate development mainly with residential and commercial projects. Worked with business development, finding, analyzing and develop real estate projects in Norway and Germany From January 2002 to December 2013 (12 years) Stavanger Area, NorwayCo-founder and shareholder @ Peanuts are an innovative and different IT company with a mission to inspire - now and in the future.
IT is first and foremost about people. We place great emphasis on culture building - Both within Peanuts, in the solutions we deliver. The company delivers services within development and infrastructure. Stavanger Area, Norway Information Technology and Services From January 2011 to September 2013 (2 years 9 months) Sponsorship @ Working with sponsors From October 2012 to June 2013 (9 months) Stavanger Area, NorwayMember of the jury @ Startup Weekends are 54-hour events where developers, designers, marketers, product managers and startup enthusiasts come together to share ideas, form teams, build products, and launch startups" I was working as a member of the jury. From September 2012 to January 2013 (5 months) Stavanger Area, NorwayShareholder and board member @ The SmartSeal technology has been developed to provide spill-proof and convenient closure solutions for on-the-go consumption of beverages. SmartSeal currently holds 14 worldwide patents. From April 2004 to March 2011 (7 years) Founder and partner @ Norwegian dealer of 8 different watch brands selling online though DEAL AS and own website. Brands like Fortis, Nixon, Jacques Lemans, Citizen etc. Company sold to Urmaker Askeland in 2007 From January 2003 to 2007 (4 years) Managing Director @ Bryne Industripark is a 50.000 sqm business and retail park, combined with 100.000 sqm industrial park. Major retail brands such as Bohus, Plantasjen and Monter are represented. The company was sold summer 2012. From January 2003 to September 2006 (3 years 9 months) Shareholder and board member @ Cyviz designs and manufactures world-class, premium display walls and systems that elevate the collaborative experience. Located in Stavanger, Dubai, Houston and Washington DC From March 1999 to 2006 (7 years) Owner and co founder @ Internet based company that developed a platform for the agriculture business. Company sold to Kverneland IT in 2001 From 1999 to 2001 (2 years) Stavanger Area, NorwayMan.dir. Stavanger Co-founder and owner @ The first Internet company listed on Oslo Stock Exchange. The company worked for some of the biggest company in Norway. Statoil, ELF, DNB, Smedvig, Stavanger Aftenblad, DBS, Kredittkassen, Kverneland, SR Bank etc. Member of the management team and CEO and responsible for sales, budget and forecasting for the Oil&Gas division in Stavanger. 470 employees. Company sold to Integra SA in 2000. From 1993 to 2000 (7 years) Owner and co-founder @ IT and technology company specializing in the graphical industry. Autorized Apple Dealer. Sales, development and service to professional print shops, advertising agencies, designers, newspapers etc. Company sold to Luth Gruppen in 1996 From 1987 to 1993 (6 years) Stavanger Area, Norway
Ivar Line is skilled in: Entrepreneurship, Strategic Planning, New Business Development, Start-ups, Lean Startup, Business Strategy, Marketing Strategy, Sales Management, Angel Investing, Business Development, Real-estate development, architecture design, Human Relationship, Real Estate Development, Architectural Design