Bjorn Tore (BT) Markussen is CEO of the Ocean Data Platform Foundation. His latest position was Managing Director for www.veracity.com which is DNV GL’s multi sided Industry Data Platform which he held from Veracity’s beginning in late 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 was Management Consultant in Cap Gemini Nordics and he served 10 years as an Army officer in his early professional life. He has experience from board positions in Shipping, PR & Media, Telecom and Academia.