Industry Sectors: Technology | Energy
Mr Ellefsen is a Norwegian citizen and an engineer by education. Before coming to the US in 2011, Trond served 20 years in multiple leadership and global positions in Norsk Hydro ASA, Statoil ASA (now Equinor). Trond spent five years as a CIO for Statoil North America and then two years as Special Advisor on Digital Strategy. Not following a normal career pattern, Trond resigned from Statoil in 2017 to become the CEO of the company Invatare LLC., a technology spearhead company within autonomous operation and artificial intelligence for the energy sector. Invatare are currently operating in the field with clients who support transforming the Oil and Gas sector with distributed artificial intelligence and autonomous field operation solutions. Trond is an inaugural Member of the Executive Advisory Board for High Performance Network℠, the premier leadership development network for current and emerging leaders from first-line supervisors to executive management and board leaders. Trond is married and lives in Houston, Texas.