Knut Arvidsson

Head of Technology at Vimond Media Solutions

Knut Arvidsson has over 30 years of work experience in various roles and industries. Knut began their career in 1991 as a production worker at WesternGeco, where they were involved in tasks such as soldering, assembly, and electronics. Knut then worked as a social worker at Lindås kommune from 1991 to 1996.

In 1992, they joined Western as a test technician, responsible for executing production testing and non-standard testing. During this time, they also completed a two-year technical college program in Process Technology.

Moving back to WesternGeco in 1996, Knut held the position of Senior Production Supervisor, overseeing the day-to-day production test activity and performing hands-on work and maintenance on test equipment. From 1997 to 2001, they worked as a Manufacturing Engineer, responsible for building prototypes for new seismic streamers and conducting testing.

Knut then transitioned to a role as a Test System Developer from 2001 to 2007 before becoming a Team Leader for manufacturing test development in 2007. In this role, they were the main point of contact for any test system issues and oversaw internal and third-party suppliers.

In 2010, Knut joined Schlumberger as a Team Leader for Manufacturing Technology (Test Systems), where they played a key role in setting up a new manufacturing plant for WesternGeco. Knut was responsible for preparing RFQs, reviewing quotes, and following up on construction work.

Returning to WesternGeco in 2014, Knut served as the Test Systems Manager, managing a team of test system developers based in Asker, Norway, and initially managing a team in Penang, Malaysia. Knut was responsible for planning based on scrum methodologies.

From 2016 to 2021, Knut worked at Vizrt as a Development Team Lead and Senior System Engineer. Knut also served as a Scrum Master during this time. In these roles, they led development teams and was involved in system engineering and scrum implementation.

Most recently, Knut joined Vimond Media Solutions in 2021. Knut initially served as a Product Manager before being promoted to the position of Head of Technology in November 2022.

Overall, Knut Arvidsson's work experience showcases a diverse range of roles and responsibilities within the technology and media industries, with a strong emphasis on test systems, development, and leadership.

Knut Arvidsson's education history is as follows:

In 2003, they attended BI Norwegian Business School and completed the first module in project management, earning a Bachelor's Degree.

From 1997 to 1998, they studied at Den Polytekniske Høgskolen, where they pursued a Bachelor's degree part-time in IT candidate.

Between 1993 and 1995, they attended Nordhordland Upper Secondary School and studied Chemical Process Technology, obtaining a Technical College degree.

In 1989, they completed a Craft certificate in Radio/television repair at Bergen Yrkesskole, focusing on Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician.

In 1988, they studied Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician at Åsane Yrkesskole.

From 1987 to 1988, they took a Foundation course in Electrical Trades at Nordhordland Yrkesskule, focusing on becoming an electrician.

Lastly, from 1985 to 1987, they pursued vocational training in Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology at Nordhordland Yrkesskule.

In addition to their academic qualifications, Knut Arvidsson has obtained several certifications. In January 2016, they received the International Agile Test Foundation, International Scrum Master Foundation, and International Product Owner Foundation certifications from www.scrum.as.



  • Head of Technology

    November, 2022 - present

  • Product Manager

    June, 2021

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