April 26 2016
Kjartan Ólafsson is an entrepreneur and investor with one foot in New York and the other in Reykjavik. Kjartan is the Founder/CEO of Volta Labs Venture Development, a private startup studio and micro VC, a co-founder of Basno, a digital certification platform , and co-creator of BlockSign, an innovative blockchain-service for legally signing documents. Kjartan sits on the board of directors at a handful of startups, tech companies and investment funds in Iceland and the United States, including ApolloX app studio, and Brunnur VC Fund. Previously Kjartan served as the Director of Business Development for the international media company Bertelsmann Inc. in New York. Kjartan studied philosophy and logic in Iceland and Italy, and earned his MBA from Harvard Business School.