Bjørnar holds a Master of Science from NTH (NTNU), Department of Computer Systems and Telematics in 1993. Before Miles, he worked in Delfi Data and ART in positions such as technical project manager, architect and systems developer. He has had consultancy assignments in DNB, Statoil and Hydro IT, and he has worked in domains such as renewable energy, oil & gas, banking and insurance. Bjørnar has strong expertise in Java, JavaScript and systems development in general.

Bjørnar is originally from Steinkjer, but has lived in Bergen since 1999. In his spare time, he loves outdoor life with running, skiing and mountain hiking.