Knut was appointed President and CEO of Navico in June 2019. Prior to this, Knut has been an active Navico board member for 14 years, the CEO of the Volvo Ocean Race and twice participated in The Olympic Games (1988 & 1992) as well as four Volvo Ocean boat races. Knut combines his extensive business background in management with his unrivaled experience in the industry. He is also considered a renowned motivational speaker.