Dr Eythor Ivar Jonsson, Founder of Accelerate Business and Lecturer at the Copenhagen Business School, has been appointed as High Commissioner for Iceland. High Commissioner Jonsson represents Iceland in the Global Startup Committee of the Grand Assembly of the World Business Angels Investment Forum.
Dr Eythor Ivar Jonsson is the founder of Accelerate Business, which runs accelerator programs such as the Growth-Train and the CBS MBA Accelerator. Dr Jonsson is an entrepreneur and an academic, affiliated with the Copenhagen Business School and the University of Iceland. In 2008, he created the first accelerator in Iceland and has since run 15 accelerator programs and created 5 distinct types of accelerators in the Nordic countries. In 2006, Dr Jonsson founded an advisory board program, the A-Board, in collaboration with the Copenhagen Business School full-time MBA program, which has created advisory boards for more than 100 fast-growing Nordic companies.