Spreadsheets run the world

...and we run spreadsheets - faster than anyone else. Our cutting-edge engine, fully compatible with Excel and Google Sheets, is the most advanced independent engine available today. For years it has powered interactive web models and calculators, and now we're leading the way in integrating spreadsheets with AI.

Join us to build the future of spreadsheets!

GRID was founded in 2018 by a group of web software veterans and data enthusiasts. The team includes experienced individuals from varied tech sectors—data analytics, gaming, international airlines, creative agencies and more. United by our shared passion for data and belief in the incredible versatility of spreadsheets, we're dedicated to pushing the boundaries of spreadsheet innovation.

About us

  • Our headquarters are in Reykjavík, Iceland

  • We're a team of 11 employees

  • Our investors include: NEA, BlueYard Capital & Slack Fund



Hjalmar Gislason

Founder & CEO

Hjalmar Gislason is the founder and CEO of GRID. Hjalmar previously served as VP of Product Management at Qlik in Boston. He was the founder and CEO of DataMarket, founded in 2008 and sold to Qlik in 2014. A career data nerd and entrepreneur, GRID is Hjalmar’s fifth software startup as a founder.

Thorsteinn Yngvi Gudmundsson

VP of Operations & Co Founder

Thorsteinn Yngvi Gudmundsson, co-founder and VP of Operations & Finance at GRID. Thorsteinn has served in managerial positions in the tech industry primarily focused on building new ventures internationally. Thorsteinn worked with Hjalmar as VP of Operations at DataMarket. Prior to that he held positions as a CEO, GTM lead, VP Operations, Finance lead, Product manager & Board Director. Thorsteinn holds an undergraduate and MBA degree from Reykjavik University.

Eva Dogg Steingrimsdottir

VP of Software Development

Eva Dögg Steingrímsdóttir is VP of Software Development at GRID. Eva is an experienced frontend developer and software team leader and has worked in such roles for early startups and international airlines alike. Eva holds undergraduate degrees in both computer science and psychology. An avid & competitive cyclist, Eva enjoys few things more than speeding around Iceland in the midnight sun.

Alexandra Dilja Bjargardottir

VP of Product

Alexandra Diljá Bjargardóttir is VP of Product at GRID. She has more than a decade of experience in digital growth, marketing and research for companies in the gaming & tech sectors. She holds an undergraduate degree in psychology and a master's in marketing & international trade. Alexandra is an active member of the local indie game scene and an advocate for diversity in gaming and tech.

The team 💜

Borgar Þorsteinsson

Co-Founder, Engineering

Steinn Eldjárn Sigurðarson

Co-Founder, Engineering

Birkir Pálmason


Gunnlaugur Þór Briem


Hörður Ragnarsson

Product Design

Kristen Martel

Director, Calculator Product

Marín Jónsdóttir

Product Management

Our investors include

Board of Directors

Kristín Pétursdóttir

Chairman of the Board | Consultant

Forest Baskett

Special Partner, NEA

Ciarán O'Leary

General Partner, BlueYard

Anthony Deighton

CEO, Tamr

Hjálmar Gíslason

Founder & CEO, GRID

Hilarie Koplow-McAdams

Board Advisor | Venture Partner, NEA

Thank you

Press materials

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