Founder [krád] consulting
& creative entrepreneur
Hrund Gunnsteinsdottir is an Icelandic consultant, filmmaker, entrepreneur and a writer. She is the chair of the board of the Icelandic Technology Development Fund, which supports innovation. She is the co-director and script writer of the documentary InnSæi - the Sea Within (2016), which explores the art of flourishing, leading and innovating in an age of distraction and transformation. Following the bank collapse in Iceland, she designed and directed an innovative, cross-disciplinary university program, which was recognized by the Nordic Council for responding efficiently to the needs of today’s labor market. As a consultant, Hrund has worked for the UN, specifically on gender and post-conflict reconstruction. Hrund was the program manager for UNIFEM in Kosovo and a statistician at the UNECE. Previous creative writing work includes short films, a three-dimensional book of poetry and a play that premiered at Reykjavik’s Art Festival. Hrund has served on various boards related to the arts, education and human rights. She was named a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader in 2011. Hrund holds a BSc from the University of Iceland, an MSc from the London School of Economics.