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About Us

Our team has decades of experience in both Education and Technology. We know how to teach, and how to learn, how to create and how to innovate.

Our goal


Atlas Primer was founded on the vision of creating a learning environment that combined the accessibility and convenience of audiobooks and podcasts, with the interactivity and flexibility offered by Voice Assistants and Smart Devices.

The primary goal of Atlas Primer is to increase the availability of quality education through the use of technology, by increasing access, usability and automation. Our approach allows the creation of interactive learning environments with even the simplest of devices and in the most remote locations.

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Our team


Awolad Hossain

Lead Developer and Release Manager


Awolad is a Developer and an Engineer. He has solid leadership skills and has experience in a number of different technologies ranging from Operating Systems to Web Applications. Awolad has been instrumental in the realization of Atlas Primer. 


Hinrik Josafat Atlason

CEO, Founder


Hinrik is an Educator and an A.I. Specialist. In the past 13 years he has instructed in several academic and corporate courses, and is an avid advocate for the use of technology in education. Hinrik holds a M.Sc. degree (with distinction) in A.I. and a B.Sc. degree in Computer Science.

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Kathya Sarria Campbell

Lead VUX Designer and QA Manager


Kathya has a unique background in designing Voice User Experiences and in the Quality Assurance of Voice applications. She has a solid background in Web Design and has an extraordinary sense for process improvements. Kathya holds a B.Sc. degree in Systems Engineering.

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Brynjar Thor Thorsteinsson

CMO, Partner


Brynjar is an Educator and an Expert in Marketing and Branding. He has taught hybrid undergraduate and graduate level courses since 2014, and is an Expert in the practical application of technology in education. Brynjar holds a M.Sc. degree in International Business Studies and a B. Sc. degree in Business Administration.


Hrefna Sigridur Briem

CFO, Partner


Hrefna has over a decade of experience as Director in higher education. She has an impressive track record as a Supervisor and Member of various comities and organizations, devoted to the betterment of education. Hrefna holds a M.Sc. degree in Business Administration and is also an AMP graduate of the renowned IESE Business School.


Lars Kristian Schunk

CTO, Partner


Lars is an experienced I.T. Architect and CTO. He has been responsible for the realization of complex architectures and the implementation of novel assistive technology applications. Lars has a M.Sc. degree in Computer Science and is also a graduate of the Copenhagen Business School.

Octavio Menocal

Voice Architect


Octavio is widely recognized as a leading Expert in Voice Applications. He co-developed some of the earliest applications for Voice Assistants and is regularly invited to speak at conferences and podcasts. Octavio is a Software Engineer by education and a 5 x certified AWS expert.