Jón Helgi Einarsson
VP of the Software Department
Jón Helgi became VP of the Software Department, formally Kjarnalausnir, in October 2016. He was previously the Director of Project Management and Consultancy at RB. Before that, he worked for Advania hf. and its predecessors, e.g. as a Director for Advania, CEO of HugarAx hf., Director at Ax hugbúnaðarhús hf. and CEO of Kerfi hf. Prior to these positions, Jón Helgi worked on software projects for Kögun hf. in the US and in Iceland. Jón Helgi has an MS degree in engineering from Purdue University in the US and a degree in electrical engineering from the University of Iceland.
VP of Technology Development
Þorsteinn Björnsson began working as the VP of Technology Development (formerly Technology Management) in October 2016. Prior to that, he was the Director of the Business Development and Consultancy Division, or from when RB purchased a major part of Teris in June 2012, where he had been working since 1997, most recently as its CEO from mid-2011. Before that, he was employed as the Director of the Development Division from 2007, Division Manager of the Development Division from 2005 and as Team Leader of Self-Service Solutions. He completed his final thesis in collaboration with TVÍ regarding the construction of the first Internet banking solution of the savings banks which was launched in 1995. Þorsteinn worked for Radíómiðun hf. from 1995–1997 on the adoption of automatic tracking aids in ships and during 1990–1994 as an electrician. Þorsteinn completed his BSc degree in computer sciences from Reykjavík University in 2005 and graduated as a systems analyst from TVÍ in 1995. He graduated with an electrician’s journeyman’s degree from Iðnskólinn í Reykjavík (Technical School in Reykjavík) in 1991.