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Who we are

We are GRID

GRID was founded in 2018 by a group of web software veterans and data enthusiasts. We’ve grown into a vibrant, versatile team and we’re passionate about reinventing the way organizations and their people work with data and numbers.

The team

This is us!

We’re a tight-knit and diverse team. At GRID, we’re working hard to create a user-friendly product that empowers and inspires our family of users. We’re pretty fun to do business with too!

Fast facts

  • Founded: August 2018

  • Employees: 25

  • Location: Katrínartún 4, 105 Reykjavik, Iceland

  • 72% of our team belong to the Mountaineering club!



Hjalmar Gislason

Founder & CEO

Hjalmar Gislason is the founder and CEO of GRID. Hjalmar previously served as VP of Product Management at Qlik in Boston. He was the founder and CEO of DataMarket, founded in 2008 and sold to Qlik in 2014. A career data nerd and entrepreneur, GRID is Hjalmar’s fifth software startup as a founder.

Thorsteinn Yngvi Gudmundsson

VP of Operations & Co Founder

Thorsteinn Yngvi Gudmundsson is VP of Operations at GRID, and one of the co-founding team. Thorsteinn has served in managerial positions in the tech industry for over 20 years, primarily focused on building new ventures internationally. Thorsteinn worked with Hjalmar as VP of Operations at DataMarket. He has held positions as a CEO, GTM lead, VP Operations, Finance lead, Product manager & Board Director. Thorsteinn holds an undergraduate and MBA degree from Reykjavik University, and a proud degree in horticulture from his early career.

Eva Dogg Steingrimsdottir

VP of Software Development

Eva Dogg Steingrimsdottir is VP of Software Development at GRID. Eva is an experienced front-end developer and software team leader and has worked in such roles for early startups and international airlines alike. Eva holds bachelor’s degrees in both Computer Science and Psychology. An avid and competitive cyclist, Eva enjoys few things more than speeding around Iceland in the midnight sun.

Alexandra Dilja Bjargardottir

VP of Growth

Alexandra Dilja Bjargardottir is VP of Growth at GRID. Prior to joining GRID, Alexandra worked in growth marketing for CCP, the makers of the massively multiplayer online game EVE Online. Alexandra has worked in digital growth, marketing and research for the better part of a decade. Alexandra is an active member of the indie game scene and an advocate for diversity in gaming and tech.

Job available

Quality Assurance Specialist

GRID is looking for a QA specialist to join our fast-growing team. As a QA specialist at GRID you will work closely with the development teams on assuring software quality through manual and exploratory testing.

Job available

Front-end Developer

GRID is looking for a front-end developer to join our fast-growing team. As a front-end developer at GRID you will participate in the implementation of all aspects of the user facing part of our product.

Job available

Backend Developer

We are looking for a Backend Developer to join our platform team. The platform team's primary responsibility is developing and maintaining our backend API and infrastructure, but we contribute technically all over GRID.

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