Knut is founder and CEO at eSmart Systems. He holds a M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Norwegian University of Technology in Trondheim, Norway. Knut has more than twenty years of experience innovating, developing and delivering IT solutions to the energy industry world-wide, founding and heading a variety of technology and energy companies throughout the years (Navita Systems, Hand-El Skandinavia, OMX Technology Energy Systems (NASDAQ)) and delivering grid systems to a large number of prominent energy companies, including E.ON, Statoil, Hydro, Statkraft, Fortum and Mercuria. Knut was the initiating driver behind the Norwegian Centre of Expertise – Smart Energy Markets.
eSmart Systems provides AI driven software solutions to the energy industry and service providers. Their cloud born platform is designed to handle and exploit IoT, Big Data and Analytics in real time. The company is based on more than 20 years of international experience in establishing and operating knowledge based, leading IT and energy related companies targeting global markets.
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