Svein Olaf Olsen has an MA in Special Needs Pedagogy and Communication from Statens Spesiallærerhøyskole, now University of Oslo. Olsen has worked as CEO in various different industries, such as transport, tourism, property development, industrial sectors, telecom and IT. Furthermore, he has founded several companies in Scandinavia, Africa, and Central Asia. In addition, Olsen has experience from working as a journalist at both Nye Sørlandet and Aftenposten. He has served on numerous company boards and is currently Chairman of Taslobe and board member of Anzyz Technologies.
Together with Ole-Christoffer Granmo, Olsen founded Anzyz Technologies AS in 2014.