Jens Festervoll has 18 years of experience in the energy sector as a consultant and professional across the energy value chain, primarily in oil and gas. He is a Senior Advisor in Corporate Innovation and Equinor’s Corporate Liaison for Techstars Energy. Previously he has worked as a Programme Manager when Equinor’s Digital Center of Excellence was established and Vice President for Corporate Strategy. In addition he has held a number of positions from gas trading, business development and analysis in Norsk Hydro and Statoil. Festervoll has a keen interest in innovation, digitalization and change management. He holds a Masters in Economics from the University of Oslo and University of Essex. Festervoll sits on the Board of Subsea Valley, a Norwegian Centre of Expertise technology cluster.