Founder and CEO
Mike Olsen is the Founder and CEO of Proctorio an online proctoring company that develops technology to increase educational access and ensure academic integrity in remote environments. Mike founded Proctorio in 2013 on the premise that upholding academic integrity should not come at the expense of student privacy and data security. Proctorio has shifted the paradigm of remote proctoring and introduced a solution that operates in a sandbox equipped with End-to-End Encryption to optimize the safety and security of digital learning. Under Mike’s leadership the company experienced exponential growth growing from just 8000 tests proctored in its first year to over 30 million exams in 2021. Mike is a prominent leader in the Phoenix technology community and was recently named a member of the National Small Business Association (NSBA) Leadership Council to promote the interests of small businesses to policymakers in Washington DC. Mike shared his cybersecurity and data protection expertise at the OEB Global Conference in Berlin on two different panels discussing the implementation of GDPR in Europe. He also serves on privacy subcommittees for the Association of Test Publishers (ATP) was named one of Arizona’s “35 Entrepreneurs Under 35” by The Arizona Republic and was a panelist in the Academic Surveillance Debate at ASU GSV 2021.