Cognito is a private organisation that supplies business consulting and corporate events creation, which focuses on social improvements.
Achieving competitive advantage today is based on social improvements.
The company was founded in August 2016 by Rósbjörg Jónsdóttir.
Rósbjörg has been successful in the business environment and involved in challenging projects in several industries.
she has got great opportunities in the business environment on challenging projects in several different industries, where event management and cluster management have been the most successful tasks.
Rósbjörg joint the build up of the Iceland Geothermal Cluster Initiative, led and managed the mapping and implementation of the Iceland Tourism cluster initiative and the Health cluster inititative. In cooperation with her former partner Rósbjörg created the international event Iceland Geothermal Conference ( 2010/2013/2016) and managed by her for 6 years and lead the application of the bid process of WGC 2020 in Iceland. The creation of the what works in SPI, held in Reykjavik for the first time in Apirl 2016 was also led by Rósbjörg.
> Gekon 2010-2016 – Managing Partner
> Hótel Holt 2005-2010 – Dir of Marketing/deputy manager
> Viðhöfn 2004-2005 - Consultant
> Iceland Convention Bureau/Iceland Tourist Board 2000-2005 - Director of ICIB
> Samvinnuferðir Landsýn 1995 -2000 – FIT´s manager
> Sjóvá Almennar Tryggingar 1988-1990 – Representative
BA in German 1990 - 1993,
Diploma in International business 1998-99 – University of Iceland,
Executive MBA 2000 - 2002 – emphasis on knowledge management - University of Iceland
Event Management – University of Iceland / Westminster 2009-2011
- Rósbjörg certification´s:
Creating Shared Value Harvard Business School 2014;
Cluster Management from Cluster Academy 2013 Graz Austria and
Competitiveness Summer school 2011 - Washington
- Rósbjörg is board member of Festa, CSR association since spring 2016
The Icelandic Horse, dogs , skiing and golfing