Gro Eirin Dyrnes
Regional Director Americas & Director Innovation Norway San Francisco & Silicon Valley
Gro Dyrnes joined Innovation Norway San Francisco and Silicon Valley in August 2014. Her former position was SVP Corporate Staff and Support in Innovation Norway, based in Oslo. She has also had the role as regional director for Western Europe and the Nordics and It-director in the same company. Her first start-up experience was as a consultant for the Norwegian Trade Council in London, UK, and later as management for hire in a Norwegian tech company in the US. With a business degree from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business administration, and Universita Commericiale Luigi Bocconi, as well as a Psychology degree from the University of Oslo, she began her career as a consultant in Accenture. Gro currently holds positions at the boards of Visitnorway and Nordic Innovation House.