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Simon Olson
Stockholm, June 2019

Born: April 7 1991 (28)

Occupation: Entrepreneur and Futurist

Current positions: Head of Ideation and AI program at Tieto, COO at Futuristas, CTO at The New Academy

Website: Simon Olson

Simon Olson (born April 7, 1991)[1] is a Swedish entrepreneur and futurist. He has co-founded several initiatives and companies such as ImpactX, MIT LaunchXNordic, and Futuristas, and is also an active advisor for several start-ups and non-profits including Singularity University.

Early life and education[edit]

Olson was born in Vingåker, Sweden. Growing up in an entrepreneurial family, Simon, engaged in his fathers family business, Olsons, were we worked on various projects from an early age. In 2010 he graduated from Prince Wilhelms High School with a double major in Science and Music. He studied energy engineering and management at Malardalens University with affiliations at the Royal Institute of Technology and Copenhagen Business School, graduating with an MSc. in 2015. Later, he also studied entrepreneurship and new venture leadership at Massachusettes Institute of Technology.


  1. ^ [www.birthday.se/Simon-Olsson/Stockholm/1991/14c824e450 "Birthday"] Check |url= value (help). Retrieved 19 June 2019.

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