We are GRID

Our team cares about your team. Founded in 2018 by a group of web software veterans and data enthusiasts, we’re dedicated to making it easier to explore and explain data, together.

The team

Nice to meet you!

We’re a tight-knit and fun-loving team that draws strength from a wealth of different backgrounds. At GRID, we’re working hard to create a data tool that empowers everyone - not just the experts 😉

Fast facts

  • GRID was founded in 2018

  • Our headquarters are in Reykjavík, Iceland

  • We're a team of 30 employees

  • 72% of us belong to the Mountaineering club!

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Management

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.

Hired

Product Manager

We're looking for a product manager with experience in the software industry to drive the implementation of GRID's product vision.

Hired

Visual/Product Designer

As a designer at GRID you will be instrumental in shaping every visual aspect of the product, being responsible for end-to-end visuals – shapes, colour, typography and layout.

Job available

Frontend Developer

As a front-end developer at GRID you will participate in the implementation of all aspects of the user facing part of our product.

Latest news

26. August 2020

GRID closes $12M in Series A funding round led by NEA

We’re thrilled to announce that we have closed a $12M Series A funding round led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA)

07. November 2019

The first GRID beta users have been granted access!

November 4th was a big day for the GRID team - the first beta program users were given access to GRID...

15. October 2019

GRID shortlisted for the national finals in Nordic Startup Awards 2019!

GRID was selected for the national finalist shortlist in the categories "Newcomer of the Year" and "Best Fintech Startup" in...

Press materials

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