Börkur Sigurbjörnsson

Börkur Sigurbjörnsson

data and information scientist

Börkur Sigurbjörnsson is a data and information scientist who discovers and communicates data-driven insights through storytelling and helps early-stage startups put ideas into action. On the side, he writes and publishes works of fiction.


Börkur provides consultancy services based on his experience working on applied research and prototyping within academia and large corporate research organizations, as well as being a key member and essential contributor of early-stage startups in Iceland, Netherlands, United Kingdom, Spain, and Germany.

Data Storytelling

Börkur applies data storytelling to assist companies and organizations to make sense of their data and discover data-driven insights.

Applied Science

Börkur takes on applied science projects, evaluating search engine performance and structuring data and information by applying machine learning and natural language processing.

Early Stage Startups

Börkur helps early-stage startups clarify their business model, explore product market fit and kick-start their product development via rapid prototyping and minimum viable products.

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Fiction Writing

Börkur is an avid storyteller and publishes short stories and flash fiction on the website Urban Volcano. He is the author of three short fiction collections.

999 Abroad

999 Abroad (2012) is a collection of short stories telling the tales of an Icelander living abroad.

Flash 52

Flash 52 (2017) is a collection of flash fiction stories resulting from a project where the author published an annotated flash fiction piece every week for a year.

Talk to Strangers

Talk to Strangers (2019) is a collection of short stories, featuring encounters with alien form, be it a stranger in the street, a foreign point of view or an internal dialog with the concealed part of our own subconsciousness.

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