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 University in Minneapolis, Minnesota.


Founded Data Securities International in 1982. Pioneered technology escrow.

Olson[1] began his career in the research and development of supercomputers, parallel processing systems and related application architectures in the 1960s and 1970s. 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)[2], USA and Canada, and he has served as chair of LESI[3] 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.[4]

Author of Northern Lights the beauty of the Forgotten Scandinavian Enamel Artisans ISBN 978-0-578-44439-0 [5]