Welcome to our running blog series on members of the OrbitMI Corporate Advisory Board. The advisor we'd like to spotlight today is DagHonningsvåg.
Daghas been a member of our Corporate Advisory Board since 2019; though he is new to the maritime industry, he brings extensive software experience to his role on the Board.Dagfirst became involved with OrbitMI through his relationship with CEO Ali Riaz— the two first worked together some three decades ago, and so when it came time to look for an advisor who knew software and technology, Dag was an obvious choice. He sees digitalization as the future of the maritime industry, and is involved in efforts to create digital systems across a number of traditional industries.
Daghas been heavily involved in start-ups for many years, and has started a number of technology companies himself. Since divesting from his last venture, Making Waves (now known as NoA Ignite), five years ago,Daghas served in a number of advisory roles and engaged in small-scale investing. Currently he serves in board positions at a number of innovative businesses, including 99x, Adline, Task Analytics, Driw and Data Factory. He is particularly interested in the digitalization of the utility industry, which he is involved in through the Norway-based Heimdall Power. He enjoys spending his free time with his family, and has recently welcomed his fifth child. We're thankful toDagfor his continual support in OrbitMI's mission, and we look forward to growing together.