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Frode Finnes Larsen

Frode Finnes Larsen

Chief Technology Officer, Distribution Innovation, Norway

Frode Finnes Larsen is the CTO at Distribution Innovation AS, a Schibsted Media Group and Amedia company. He started his career as a rocket scientist at the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment.

Larsen is an experienced speaker and has 20 years of experience in technology management, innovation and transformation. He advises startups and is currently advising a global drone/UAV company. Since its inception in 2001, Distribution Innovation has digitized the distribution value chain of media companies. The brand occupies over 90% of the market in Norway and Sweden, almost half the market in Finland, and is expanding to Europe.

Distribution Innovation is undertaking business development in relationship with customers, enabling their business with new technologies such as machine learning, IoT/smart mailboxes and blockchain. At Distribution Innovation, Larsen and his colleagues have launched Europe's first voice service with payment, built the first blockchain-based logistics platform in the Nordics, started with digital locks, deployed secure delivery boxes and moved into the cloud.

Larsen has studied electrical engineering and holds a Master’s degree in management.