I found tech startups to solve own problems, help spread entrepreneurship education to first-timers, & make corporates do innovation 50x faster the startup way.
I have a compulsion to make stuff suck less and help great people succeed. When I grow up, I want to help you fund your BIG idea.
2015 invited to teach startup entrepreneurship in Iran.
2013 Invited to Stanford by Steve Blank to be trained as a Lean Launchpad Educator. Pulled myself out of the financial crater I dug myself in with getGauss.com by founding plusandersen.com to fill it.
Vanity metrics; awards, acclaim, press and blah NYT front page blah blah followed.
2011 Founded bootstrapped social discovery startup 'Gauss - The People Magnet'. It was sort of a big deal for a while.
2010 Said fuck you to my on and off monthly salary addiction for good
2005 Burned all bridges, left Norway for Germany.
2001 Co-founded the Plone CMS. After all these years still sort of a big deal.
1999 Co-created a little web game, got mios of uniques daily, featured on BBC ClickOnline
1999 Invented, pitched, won, negotiated 2.2m EUR dev contract for Norwegian govt before age 25. World first web based Learning Management System (LMS)?
1996 Dropped out of university, complete disillusion abt edu sys.
A tech co-founder, python + swift + js == ideal
Citizen, father, design learner. Product lead at Lynk.
Founder @COURSIKA UG • Worked at @McKinsey & Company, @bayer-ag