Frede has his academic background from Cybernetics and Robotics at NTNU, specializing in Navigation, Vessel Control Systems and Robot Engineering. In the fourth year of his studies he took a year off to starts is own company Islero. As the financial world is heading towards a new revolution in 2017 with the MiFID II regulations, Islero is a platform set forth to solve most of these problems. Prior to attending NTNU he served for one year in the Royal Norwegian Army. He´s also been the leader of the the student fraternity Omega and Rekrutteringsdagen (The Recruitment Day). Frede is a veteran of the Mongol Rally 2013, having driven a beat up car from Oslo all the way to Ulanbataar in Mongolia. Besides from car rallies and his startup Islero, Frede is a tech-nerd and can often be found on late evenings in a dark room learning new programming languages.