Meet the Norwegian entrepreneur, Magnus Øgård Meisal on Startup Weekend Travel!
This post originally appeared on blog.up.co
Magnus is the co-founder and Chairman of Innovation Dock. He shares his true passion for visionary and innovative thinking and leads Innovation Dock to become the no. 1 hub of innovative growth companies in Stavanger. Read his thoughts about travel industry and being a mentor!
What are the things that your are the best in?
Find exciting projects and make them fly. I’m definitely a starter. I have a driving force for work in a chaotic environment. When the startup phase is over, I let others take over.
What is your favourite way of travelling?
By foot with others. Boat in the summer.
What are you working on right now?
I’m delivering a safehouse for tourists going to the Pulpit rock in Stavanger. Check out our FB page: https://www.facebook.com/myboxnorge
Which traveltech areas are the most promising in your opinion?
Exploring the nature of living in small micro houses with smart infrastructure; powered by solar panels and other sustainable solutions.
What was the funniest moment in your professional life?
When my partner fell of an imaginary air balloon and broke his toe while wearing Oculus VR.
What is your motto?
“There is always time to do what you can not miss!”
What is the biggest challenge in travel industry right now?
Not destroying nature! Many are traveling to the same spots and too few regulations affect the experience. If you are on a great hike, do you really want to be bombarded by sellers that push you all kinds of crappy stuff?
Why is it fun to be a mentor?
It is extremely satisfying to help others follow their dream and see them succeed.
Why Innovation Dock is the coolest innovative growth company in the world?
Because we ramp up the construction industry by redefining how you work and connect in the office.
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