Arvid holds the title of Civil Engineer from NTNU, Department of Telecommunications, 1989. He can man any technical role in a development project. Arvid has extensive experience with most Java-related technologies and is specialized within architecture and integration. In the first half of his career, he worked with telecom, but the latter half has mainly been spent as a consultant in the banking domain, working as tech lead, architect and developer in complex integration projects.

Arvid has always several ongoing book projects, and what he likes best to read are biographies and history. Lyderhorn is his favorite of the seven mountains, and he hikes there as often as he can.