Nils Solvang (LinkedIn)

Tel: +(44) 7718636494

Professional info

An experienced, visionary, motivational technology and project leader with broad experience in Cloud Services, Network and IT Architecture, System development, Cyber Security and Project Management.

Has delivered operational excellence of business critical systems and services over 20 years.

An inspirational leader in various leadership roles over the last 20 years with a proven track record of business transformation and creating functional teams and processes, both within his internal organisation and across a range of functions that relates to, or depends on IT functions.

A creative and experienced technology business start-up advisor.
Work experience

Managing Partner CloudCIO LLP
July 2014 – Present

Co-created CloudCIO LLP, advising businesses on efficient ICT strategy with particular focus on flexible and secure use of Cloud services.

Director Solvang Consulting Limited
Jan 2014 – Present

Created Solvang Consulting, performed advisory roles focusing on IT/Technology/Cyber Security leadership consulting and interim management.

In partnership with Flint Professional Services, Solvang Consulting undertook project and commercial management of design and implementation planning of the IP backbone for an international extension to the Inmarsat BGAN Satellite Network.

CIO Inmarsat
January 2012 – December 2013

Chief Information Officer for the Inmarsat group of companies. In charge of the global, group-wide IT function and tasked with group integration of wholesale and retail IT systems. Extended central Cyber Security infrastructure and organisation across the Inmarsat group of companies.

Vice President ICT/Director Information Systems – Inmarsat
April 2006 – December 2011

Initially Director, Information Systems then Vice President, ICT and took charge of centralising and integrating Inmarsat’s main ICT functions. Built Inmarsat’s Cyber Security infrastructure and organisation.

Director Network Operations Support – Inmarsat
June 1990 – March 2006

Initially Group Leader, later Director. In charge of developing real-time Network Monitoring, Analysis and Fraud monitoring systems. Oversaw the development of Inmarsat’s global terrestrial IP Network.

Software Developer EB Nera/Nera Satcom/IDC Consulting Oslo Norway
August 1983 – May 1990

With EB Nera and Nera Satcom undertook development of various real-time software systems for Satellite Communications gateways. Joined IDC consulting in 1987 and continued similar developments with Nera Satcom as a consultant.




Technology Leadership
Transformation Management
Project Management
Cyber Security
Cloud Technologies
Start-up advisory
2010 – present
2010 – present


Degree in Computer Science from Molde Regional University/College, Norway 1983
Conscription military service. Trained as Telex operator, Bodø Norway 1980
Examen Artium from Molde Gymnas, Norway (A-level equivalent) 1979