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John Einar Sandvand

John Einar Sandvand works as Chief Communications Officer at Schibsted Tech Polska in Krakow, Poland. Here is more about my background.

You will find my full CV at my LinkedIn profile.

Please also visit my personal web site sandvand.net.

Some highlights

  • Chief Communications Officer at Schibsted Tech Polska from June 2014.
  • VP International Projects at Schibsted Norge from June 2012 to May 2014.
    • Responsible for building up and expanding Schibsted Tech Polska in Krakow, Poland as world-class programming center for Schibsted companies.
    • First activities were started in September 2011 – today the company is approaching 50 employees
  • Editor and part of the senior management team of Media Norway Digital (renamed Schibsted Norge Digital)from June 2010 to June 2012.
  • A number of different editorial positions at Aftenposten, Norway’s largest newspaper.
    • Digital media strategist – exploring digital media opportunities for the media house
    • Online travel editor – launching and running Aftenposten’s succesful travel web site
    • Assistant managing editor – in charge of editorial production
    • Assistant managing editor – in charge of daily priorities of frontpage of Aftenposten.no
    • Asia bureau chief – stationed in Hong Kong and in charge of covering the Asian region for Norwegian readers
    • In charge of Aftenposten’s Sunday edition as well as being news reporter
  • I have a great interest in Asia – and tries to travel to the region regurlarly
  • Educational background includes a Master of Management from Norwegian School of Management and a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Global Studies from Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, USA.

Read more about my background at my LinkedIn profile.

Speaker and presentations

I have often been invited to give presentations about digital media. Here are some of the presentations I have given:

You can contact me at john.einar (at) sandvand.net

You will also find me here:



In June 2013 I run a photography workshop in Krakow. Check it out.