Ivar Gimse is one of the Co-Founders of Magseis, serving as CEO until 2016. He has more than 25 years of seismic industry experience, with particular focus on data processing, multi-client seismic project development, Ocean Bottom Cable operations and technical marketing. Ivar held various senior management positions with Geco-Prakla and PGS and InSeis before founding Magseis.

He holds a Master of Science in Geophysics from the University of Oslo.