Executives

Finnur Oddsson
Finnur Oddsson

Finnur Oddsson was appointed CEO of Nýherji 2013. He previously served as the Managing Director of the Iceland Chamber of Commerce for 5 years. He holds a B.A in psychology from the University of Iceland, an M.A. and a Ph.D. in the same subject from the West Virginia University, and an AMP in business administration from IESE in Spain. Mr. Oddsson was an assistant professor at the University of Reykjavik for several years, where he directed the development of the University’s MBA program and the School of Executive Education.

Dröfn Guðmundsdóttir
Dröfn Guðmundsdóttir

Dröfn Gudmundsdóttir is Nýherji's Chief Human Resources Officer. Dröfn, who joined the company in February 2013, has a long track record in the field of human resources. She worked as a human resources consultant for the Straumur Investment Bank from 2007 to 2009, a training manager at Arion Bank from 2009 to 2011, and from 2012 to 2013 worked as a human resources manager at the Financial Supervisory Authority (FME). Dröfn graduated with a B.A. in psychology from the University of Iceland and went on to pursue post-graduate studies in psychology focusing on work and organizational psychology at the University of Giessen in Germany.

Linda Björk Waage
Linda Björk Waage

Linda Björk Waage is Managing Director of Business Solutions and Services. Linda has been with Nýherji since 2011 and served in several key positions, recently as manager of customer service and IT services. Linda holds an MBA from Reykjavik University and a BA in Psychology from the University of Iceland.

Emil G. Einarsson
Emil G. Einarsson

Emil Einarsson is the Managing Director of Digital Solutions. Mr. Einarsson worked as a Systems Analyst from 1985 to 1992, helping to design and implement new service solutions for Icelandic banks. He was a Sales Advisor for IBM Iceland for larger IBM host computers. When Nýherji was founded in 1992, he became Sales Advisor and Team Leader, until 1995 when he became Chief Sales Manager for all IBM computers. In 2005, Mr. Einarsson became Head of Sales and in 2011-2014, he worked as the Managing Director of Nýherji‘s Product Division. He was Director of Business Development and Service Management at Nýherji from 2014-2017.

Gunnar Zoëga
Gunnar Zoëga

Gunnar Zoëga is Managing Director of Nýherji’s Business Management. Mr. Zoëga joined TM Software in 2003 and has since held various positions at Skyggnir and later Nýherji. He holds a B.S. degree in Business and Computer Science from the University of South Carolina and in Systems Analysis from Reykjavik University.

Gunnar Már Petersen
Gunnar Már Petersen

Gunnar Petersen was appointed CFO of Nýherji in January 2013. Gunnar holds a B.S.c in Finance and Economics from the University of Iceland, M.s.c in finance from Reykjavík University, is a Legalized security trader and holds a ACi Dealing Certificate. Gunnar was CFO for Icelandic Express 2011- 2012 and CFO for Landic Property hf. 2006-2010. Before Gunnar worked as a Client Executive for HSH Nordbank AG in Copenhagen and earlier worked as a specalist for Icebank Ltd and VBS Investment Bank.

Managers

Ágúst Einarsson
Ágúst Einarsson

Ágúst Einarsson is the CEO of TEMPO, a Nýherji subsidiary that builds smart project, portfolio, and resource management solutions for successful teams and businesses. He was the CEO of TM Software from 2007 - 2015. Ágúst was previously the CEO of TrackWell Software, Skyggnir, SAP and Nýherji‘s IBM Department.

Mr. Einarsson holds a B. Sc. in mechanical engineering and an M.Sc. in industrial engieering from Aalborg University.

Hákon Sigurhannsson
Hákon Sigurhannsson

Hákon Sigurhansson is the CEO of TM Software and Nýherji's Software Solutions. He has worked for the company since 2008, first as a CEO of EMR Healthcare Solutions and then as the head of the Healthcare Solutions business unit in TM Software.

Before joining TM Software Hákon worked as consultant, as the Director of Sales, Product Management and Development at Trackwell Software and as a Head of IT at Ministry of Justice.

Hákon has an MBA from the ESCP Business School in Paris and an MSc degree in Electronic Engineering from University of Aalborg, Denmark.

Ingimar G. Bjarnason
Ingimar G. Bjarnason

Ingimar G. Bjarnason is the Managing Director of Applicon Ltd., a Nýherji & subsidiary which provides business software solutions.

Mr. Bjarnason worked at Nýherji?s Software Department from 1998 and later at Applicon serving as the Managing Director for Applicon Solutions Ltd. in the UK from 2006.

Mr. Bjarnason holds a B.Sc. in industrial and mechanical engineering and an MBA from IESE in Spain.

Tomas Wikström
Tomas Wikström

Tomas Wikström is since 2012 the Managing Director of Applicon in Sweden, which specializes in software and services for the Banking & Finance sector.

Tomas joined the company in 2000 after finishing his M. SC. in Engineering Physics at Uppsala University.

He started out as a developer and project manager within the Finance industry and have prior to his role as MD held various positions within Applicon, for example Business Unit Manager for the Finance & Leasing unit and CFO for Applicon in Sweden.