Stein has a Master's degree in Computer Science from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) 1996. For the past 10 years he has been working on web solution projects within finance, telecom, and health sectors. He has understanding of multi-tier application development based on the Java Platform, web applications, and large scale integration projects. He sees business opportunities made available by the solutions and knows the processes of development projects.

Stein appreciates a familiar and well known surrounding, but is also thrilled by new challenges. His spare time is spent on the squash court, in his power boat, or in some activity with his family.