© Þórunn Jónsdóttir

© Þórunn Jónsdóttir

THE BULLET POINT VERSION

OTHER EXPERIENCE

WORK EXPERIENCE

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

Country Leader
Nordic EdTech Network
Ultrahack Promoter

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

Startup Iceland
2015-Current
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

South Iceland Chamber Choir
Current
Financial Manager & Board Member
Project Manager for Moving Classics (funded by Creative Europe)

CALMUS
2016
Financial Manager for CALMUS Waves (funded by Nordic Culture Point)

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 & Project Manager

 

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