Elin Borrebæk is appointed BI’s Chief Digital Officer

4 November 2016

Borrebæk (40) has previously held the position as Project Portfolio Director at Telenor, and will start in her position as CDO at BI in February 2017.

Elin Borrebæk has worked in Telenor since 2002 and has previously held a number of executive positions. In 2014 she became the Strategy Director at Telenor Norge and was responsible for leading all strategic assessments directly commissioned by the CEO and the Norwegian management. In 2015 she advanced to the position as the director for all portfolio management and project development within technology and digitization, across all divisions. Prior work experience includes positions at TietoEnator and Accenture respectively (2000-2002).

President at BI Norwegian Business School, Inge Jan Henjesand, is pleased with the newest addition to his management team.

– I am pleased that Elin Borrebæk has accepted the newly established position as Chief Digital Officer. After a thorough process with several qualified applicants, I am sure that Borrebæk will complement us with the competence and energy necessary to reach our strategic goals.

President at BI Norwegian Business School, Inge Jan Henjesand.

– BI Norwegian Business School has over the recent years made significant investments in digital technologies, with the aim to be amongst the leading business schools in Europe. This includes both investments towards digitisation of our core business, and support functions for the benefit of students and employees. Digital director / CDO which will be part of BI's top management team and have management responsibility for today's IT department and Digital student management. Through this position the strategic focus and operational implementation is strengthened, says Henjesand.

Elin Borrebæk is looking forward to get started on important tasks at BI Norwegian Business School.

– I am happy to get this opportunity. BI has a solid reputation, both as an ambitious business school and as good employer. I look forward to collaborating with skilled colleagues, and to a progressive digital focus for BI in the years to come, says Borrebæk.

Elin Borrebæk (40) has a degree in civil engineering from NTNU (1999) with a specialization in industrial economics, and her professional background is from IT. In addition, she holds a MBA in Technology Management from MIT Sloan/NTNU/NHH (2006). She has also completed the Solstrand-programme for young leaders (2008).

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