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Ole Olsen

Ole Olsen, American venture capitalist. Rasmus Nielsen scholar A.C. Nielsen Foundation, 1961; fellow University Wisconsin, 1964. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Marketing Association, Institute Management Science, World Future Society, National Planning Association.

Background

  • Olsen, Ole was born on August 22, 1938 in Frederiksberg, Denmark. Daughter of Robert H. and Annelise (Kragh-Thuesen) Olsen.

  • Education

    • Master of Business Administration, University Wisconsin, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, Madison, 1965.

    Career

    • Senior research analyst Ford Motor Company, Detroit, 1965-1966. Program manager The Coca-Cola Company, Atlanta, 1966-1968. Associate professor Georgia Institute of Technology, 1968-1972.

      Chairman, chief executive officer Transaction Systems, Inc., 1969-1976. Managing director Mega Systems Corporation, since 1976.

    Membership

    Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Marketing Association, Institute Management Science, World Future Society, National Planning Association.

    Connections

    • Married; children: Nils, Hans.
    • father: Robert H. Olsen
    • mother: Annelise (Kragh-Thuesen) Olsen
    • children: Nils Olsen
    • Hans Olsen
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    Born August 22, 1938
    • 1963
      University Wisconsin
    • 1965
      University Wisconsin
    • 1965 - 1966
      Senior, research analyst Ford Motor Company
      Detroit, Michigan, United States
    • 1966 - 1968
      program manager, The Coca-Cola Company
      Atlanta, North-West, South Africa
    • 1968 - 1972
      associate, professor Georgia Institute of Technology
    • 1969 - 1976
      chairman, officer Transaction Systems
    • 1969 - 1976
      chief executive, officer Transaction Systems
    • 1976
      managing director, Mega Systems Corporation