Tor Olav started as a part-time journalist at 14, and has since spent most of his time in media organizations. He has worked both on the editorial and commercial side, and with product and technology development. His last position before taking over as CEO at Digital Norway was as Chief Editor at Adresseavisen and member of the senior management team at Polaris Media. He holds a degree in business and economics, as well as an MBA. Tor Olav has also spent around two years living and working in mainland China.