Oddvar Aaserud is one of the most successful Entrepreneurs in Norway.
He was one of the original founders of Nordic Semiconductor and operated as the CEO of the company for the first 6 years.
Since then he has dedicated his time to help develop more successful commercializations of new technology. Either as a professor at NTNU, through his work in the Norwegian Research Council or directly as investor, board-member or Chairman in research heavy startups.
Since 2011 Oddvar has been the Foreman of the Jury of NTNU Discovery and has been instrumental in the realization of the fund.