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Summary

Experienced technologist with strengths in entrepreneurship, software engineering, product development, and user experience. Gained by working with a mixture of established tech companies and early-stage startups. 

Work History

May 2018Present

Co-founder & CTO

Insurami - United Kingdom 

Insurami is a startup focusing on building innovative insurance products for the commercial real estate market. I provide technical vision and leadership in all aspects of our business. 

Sept 2017Oct 2018

Entrepreneur in Residence

Entrepreneur First - United Kingdom

I co-founded Insurami.

EF is a pre-seed company builder backed by Reid Hoffman (founder of LinkedIn) and Greylock Partners, Mosaic Ventures, Founders Fund, Lakestar and some of the world's best entrepreneurs. 

Aug 2016Sept 2017

Senior Software Engineer

Elektron Technology ltd - United Kingdom

Checkit.net is a IOT product for automated monitoring and work management. I worked on their front-end's, API's and AWS platform. I also helped improve their Agile processes and their transition to Scrumban. 

Frond-end development

  • AngularJS and Angular 2
    • Testing using Jasmine and Karma

Back-end development

  • NodeJS API's with MongoDB
    • Testing using Mocha and SuperTest
  • Python/Flask with MongoDB
    • Testing using py.test

Devops and platform

  • AWS Elastic Beanstalk, Lambda, CodePipeline, CodeBuild
  • Github, Cirlce-ci and Jenkins
  • Docker
Apr 2014Jul 2016

Co-Founder

Fanaments Ltd - Malta/Iceland

An eGaming Daily Fantasy Sports startup in the European market which raised one million Euros in seed funding and employed over 10 people.  I lead product, data, agile practices, and engineering.

Front-end development

  • AngularJS
    • Testing with Jasmine and Karma
  • UI/UX design

Back-end development

  • C# ASP.NET with MSSQL
  • NodeJS API's with MongoDB
    • Testing using Mocha and SuperTest

Product Management

  • Product strategy
  • Product roadmap
  • Backlog grooming
  • Track performance

Agile

  • Facilitate daily scrum
  • Sprint planning
  • Sprint demo
  • Retrospective meetings
      Jun 2013May 2014

      Project Manager

      LS Retail Ehf - Iceland

      I worked on multiple international ERP and POS projects as a project manager. My responsibilities included resource management, scope definition, time and cost estimation, and documentation.

      June 2012Dec 2012

      Data Science Intern

      Marorka Ehf - Iceland

      Developed KPI analysis models in R and Python.

      Education

      20172020

      MS in Computer Sciecne

      Georgia Institute of Technology

      Part-time online 

      20102013

      BSc in Engineering Management

      Reykjavik University

      Studied Engineering Management with a technical specialization in Computer Science.

      Skills

      Front-end Engineering

      Building highly visual user interfaces with frameworks such as Angular and React. Competent in ES6, TypeScript, using build tools such as Gulp and Grunt. Testing using Jasmine and Karma. Experienced in CSS preprocessors such as Less and Sass.

      Back-end Engineering

      Building API's and micro-services in languages such as NodeJS, Python and Go. Competent in using different languages and not afraid of trying new things. 

      Product Development

      Leading product vision, strategy, management and innovation.

      Agile Software Development

      Leading teams using XP and Scrum