Dwight C. Olson

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Dwight C. Olson
Occupationtechnology escrow
Known forData Securities International

Dwight C. Olson, known as the father of technology escrow was the founder of Data Securities International.


Mr. Olson received a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and teaching credentials from Augsburg College in Minneapolis, Minnesota.


Founded Data Securities International in 1982. Pioneered technology escrow.

He began his career in the research and development of supercomputers, parallel processing systems and related application architectures in the 60's and 70’s. Mr. Olson is a former Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Certified Licensing Professionals, Inc (CLP), a former President of the Licensing Executives Society (LES), USA and Canada, and he has served as chair of LESI IP Valuation committee. He was an associate member of the American Bar Association's Electronic Commerce Law and Information Security Committee working on the ABA’s Digital Signature Guidelines.[1]