Einar Gunnar’s CV
Einar Gunnar Guðmundsson – 29.03.1972
Married to Arna Hauksdóttir. We have three lively boys.
2010 – 2019 Arion Bank – CEO Office – Corporate Entrepreneur / Business Development
At the bank, I had two roles. Primary role was working with the Icelandic startup community. Arion Bank owns and operates two business accelerators, Startup Reykjavik and Startup Energy Reykjavik. Secondary role was business development for the bank, mostly on digital and Open banking.
I served as the CEO of Startup Reykjavik Invest ehf., the investment company that invests in the companies participating in Startup Reykjavik. I am also the Chairman for Startup Energy Reykjavik holding company. I am also very happy to have chaired the board of the Icelandic Student Innovation Fund from 2014 – 2020.
2008 – 2009 – Icebank
For seven months I worked at the bank’s corporate finance division, until the bank formally went into a moratorium.
2005 – 2008 – ScandCap AB – Co-Founder
ScandCap is a financial advisory company in Stockholm, Sweden. The company focuses on M&A and debt advisory.
2000 – 2003 – Agora ehf. – Co-Founder
Agora’s business was large exhibitions for both corporates and consumers. The Agora exhibition in 2000 and 2002 was our flagship.
1997 – 2000 – EIMSKIP – LCL Marketing manager & eCommerce Manager
Assistance to sales departments with marketing and internal data. Built the company’s second generation of website.
1994 – 1996 – Hafey ehf. – Co-Founder
My first company. Started it with a friend. We produced Pox in Iceland, the Hawaiian collectible milk caps tradition, with pictures of Icelandic musicians and bands, players of 24 national teams in the Team handball World Cup held in Iceland.