Steinar holds a Master's degree in Computer Science from the University of Bergen (2003), specialising in LMS and AI. He has extensive experience with software development including 10 years in the domain of electricity markets and power generation, working with prognosis and price predictions. During his career, Steinar has held a variety of roles within software development; developer, team lead, scrum master, architect and, in his previous job, CTO at Aquiloz. Steinar is especially passionate about agile practices, software architecture and the overall technical eco system.

Steinar is originally from Bergen's rival city Trondheim, but has somehow ended up in Bergen. He is married and has two children. In between the everyday logistics of the kid’s activities and redecorating the house, he’s keeping fit by hiking in the city mountains. Steinar enjoys hiking and skiing, and dreams about taking his family on a backpacking trip through Australia.