Gaute has a Master's degree in applied mathematics from UiB. He has previously worked for Seven Mountains Software and Vesta Insurance. Gaute's key competences are system architecture, Java EE development, security and overseeing development teams. He enjoys delivering IT systems that fulfills business needs.

Born in Tromsø, raised in Bergen, with multiple stays abroad, now a happy resident of Bergen, Gaute has three active kids and one active wife. He spends his leisure time running, playing soccer and chess and generally trying to fight entropy.