Tor Talks

Tor Rolfsen Grønsund is a Research Fellow with Iserv Computing and the Digitalization and entrepreneurship section at the Department of Informatics, University of Oslo, where he also serves as Adjunct Assistant Professor of entrepreneurship.

Previously, Tor has ten years of experience from various digital capacities; new ventures, strategic consulting, and developing and delivering entrepreneurial training programmes for universities, corporations, and communities. His work on business design and entrepreneurial methods has been adopted by Stanford University, UC Berkeley, Harvard Business School, governments, startups, among others.

A believer in the power of communities to drive grassroot innovation, Tor also chairs the Digital technology group at Tekna (Norway's largest society for graduated technology and science professionals, counting +75 000 members), and previously also started the Lean Startup Norway and the Disruptive Innovation user groups.

Since his first two ventures, one crowdsourcing wireless networks and the other an open source OS repurposing mobile computers for millions of people, Tor has kept the sustainability ethos and put co-creation at the center of his work.

Occasionally he gives talks, blog on torgronsund.com, and think aloud on Twitter @tor, leading to several nominations as one of the influential voices in the European tech and startup space.

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