CEO, World Economic Forum and Aker Group’s Ocean Technology centre C4IR Ocean
Bjorn Tore (BT) Markussen is CEO of World Economic Forum and Aker Group’s Ocean Technology centre C4IR Ocean that includes the Ocean Data Platform. His latest position was Managing Director for www.veracity.com which is DNV GL’s Ocean Industry Data Platform and that he held from Veracity’s beginning in 2016. At year end 2018 he was ranked by Lloyds List one of the top 10 Global Technology leaders within Maritime & Ocean Technologies.
In his 12 years with DNV GL he held senior regional or global leadership positions within Energy and Maritime industries, working and living in Amsterdam, Beijing, Singapore and Malaysia. Before joining DNV GL in 2007 he worked with Cap Gemini. He served 10 years as an Army Ranger officer in his early professional life and has experience from board positions in Shipping, Energy, PR & Media, Telecom and Academia.