Bachelor of Science, Technology School Oslo, 1977. Master of Science, University Trondheim, Norway, 1983. Master of Business Administration, Stockholm School of Economics, 1997.
Programmer II, Aker Engineering, Oslo, 1983-1984; research & development engineer, TOMRA, Oslo, 1984-1986; product manager, International Data Corporation, Oslo, 1986-1988; senior education specialist, DEC, Munich, 1988-1992; senior product manager, Skrivervik, Oslo, 1992-1994; senior product manager, SUN Microsystems, Stockholm, 1994-1997; senior product manager, Microsoft, Kista, Sweden, since 1997.
Married Monique Marguerite Marie Jacquet, July 2, 1982 (divorced 1986). 1 child, Maria Benedicte.