© Þórunn Jónsdóttir

© Þórunn Jónsdóttir

THE BULLET POINT VERSION

OTHER EXPERIENCE

WORK EXPERIENCE

Freelance Writer
Nordic Startup Bits
Billboard
Markadurinn (Icelandic business newspaper)
Pressan

KORKA - Women in Innovation and Startups
2011-Current
Co-founder & Spokesperson

Startup Iceland
2015-2016
Volunteer

Association of Business Women in Iceland (FKA)
2011-2013
Founder and Chairwoman of Innovation Committee

Free Summer Course in Entrepreneurship
2009
Co-founder & Organiser

Association of Icelandic Students (BÍSN)
2006-2007
Board Member

Reykjavik University Student Association (SFHR)
2006-2007
Vice President

The University Paper (Háskólablaðið)
2006
Member of Editorial Board

 

thorunnjons.com
Current
Fixer/Consultant/Writer

Gagarín
2017-Current
Project Manager for Product Development

South Iceland Chamber Choir
2015-Current
Financial Manager & Board Member

2015-2016
Project Manager for Moving Classics (funded by Creative Europe and SASS)

CALMUS
2016
Financial Manager for CALMUS Waves (funded by Nordic Culture Point, Nordic Culture Fund, Iceland Music Fund, and The City of Reykjavik)

An Equal Difference (Gabrielle Motola Photography)
2014-2016
Fixer

Reykjavik University (Undergraduate)
2012-2016
Mentor in course on entrepreneurship

Skema | reKode
2013-2014
COO & Co-founder of reKode Education
CEO (prev. CBDO) of Skema

Fafu
2009-2014
Co-founder & CEO

Iceland Academy of Arts (Undergraduate)
2010
Mentor in course on Innovation & Design

Empora Promotional Products
2007-2008
Co-founder and Product Manager

Think Big
2007
Co-founder & Coordinator

 

EDUCATION

Reykjavik University
2010 - BSC. Business Administration

FELLOWSHIPS AND WORKSHOPS

2016 - Young Transatlantic Innovative Leaders Initiative (YTILI) Fellow
2014 - Ed Tech Accelerator - Kaplan / Techstars - New York City
2013 - How to Write a Competitive Proposal for Horizon 2020 - Hyperion Ltd.
2013 - Project Management Workshop - Continuing Education - University of Iceland
2011 - Search, Selection, and Effective Management of International Agents and Distributors Workshop - Promote Iceland & Europartnerships
2010-2011 - UH Export Training - Promote Iceland
2008 - Intermediate Diploma in Spanish - Instituto Cervantes

Awards & Recognition

2011 - European Women Inventors & Innovators Network International (EUWIIN) - Special Recognition Award

FAFU
2012 - Nordic Startup Awards - Best Boot-strapper Nomination (winner of Icelandic awards)
2011 - Hub Venture Labs - Finalists
2010 - The Golden Egg Business Plan Competition - Top 10 Finalist and Winner of the Promote Iceland Award