Geir Vangen has more than 20 years experience in developing nationwide systems within higher education in Norway. At USIT, the University of Oslo University Center for Information Technology, he works as development manager for the student information system FS. Geir Vangen is also responsible for architecture and methods for the section within USIT that develops systems for student information (FS), research information (CRIStin), national admission (SO) and data warehouse. He participates in national and international standardization work, and has been a member of the groups developing the MLO and ELM-standards. He is a member of the steering committee of RS3G. He has been member of national committees appointed by the Ministry of Education and Research, and has lead projects on behalf of the Ministry. Geir Vangen graduated from University of Oslo, Institute of Informatics in 1989.