Halvor Lande


Halvor Lande

Head of Digitalisation and Business Development, DNB, NO

2018-: DNB, EVP IT transformation. Responsible for transforming software delivery practices of DNB to those of a leading tech company: Full implementation of agile and devops practices across the organization. Training both business and IT in lean innovation and lean product development. Using AI, ML, NLP and blockchain to optimize and digitize existing business and IT processes. Driving the cultural transformation of DNB from a traditional bank to a technology company

2016-2018: DNB: EVP Digitalization. Responsible for optimizing the IT development portfolio of DNB in accordance with corporate strategy and BU ambitions and objectives

2013-2016: McKinsey: Expert Associate Principal working on agile and devops transformations in large organizations

2008-2013: McKinsey: Associate and Engagement Manager working on various top management topics across a variety of industries

1999-2008: Founder and CEO of RizkLab. RizkLab is a fintech company developing software for portfolio optimization, asset allocation, security pricing and value at risk calculations for complex financial portfolios and securities.

1994-1999: University of Oslo. MSc in pure mathematics. Thesis on Combinatorial Geometry. Research on mathematical properties of neural networks
1992-1994: NTH (NTNU) Trondheim: Undergraduate studies in computer science.

Personal interests:
Artificial intelligence: present and future capabilities and applications – and consequences for society, business and humanity
Philosophy, Mathematics, Biology, Psychology and Science in general

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