Vermund studied computer science at Bergen University College and the University of Bergen, and has worked with system development and system management since 1998. He has extensive experience with complex systems on various platforms and technologies, and combining business and technology. Vermund is fluent in a number of programming languages and is highly experienced in both Java and Microsoft technologies.

Vermund lives in rural surroundings with his wife and seven children. He has a black belt in logistics and does not believe that men can only do one thing at the time. He keeps in shape by riding a bike 3 miles to work every day and loves meaningful discussions, especially if the topic is of philosophical nature or work-related.