Hakvåg has 17 years of experience providing training and consulting services on protection of inventions, innovations, projects, and business ideas. As the CEO of House of Knowledge, he guides businesses around the world on Competitiveness, Intellectual Property (IP), and Intellectual Property Rights (IPR). Magnus has a special focus on the interactions between business development, the need for knowledge sharing, and product protection. He has a background in physics and experience as a researcher and project manager at NTNU Center of Entrepreneurship. He holds a Master’s of Science in Physics from Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).