Carl Størmer (pronounced "Sturmer") is a popular public speaker and the founding prinicipal of JazzCode Inc. , a consulting and entertainment firm specializing in improvisational collaboration and communication in high-performance teams. JazzCode offers a two day class in structured communication and a 60-90 minute performance with musicians showing how jazz musicians collaborate in real-time, called the JazzCode. JazzCode has been performed with leading musicians for large and small groups at IBM, KPMG, Krafts Food, Oracle, Statoil-Hydro, Telenor, McKinsey & Company, Schibsted, Insead Advanced Management Program, London Business School AMP, DnBNor Bank, Cap-Gemini and others.
Before he started JazzCode Carl was the Sr. VP of marketing at Norwegian Airshuttle, one of Europes largest low-cost carriers which he helped take public. Carl was the Executive vice president and founder of StudentUniverse Inc., the leading U.S. online student travel agency. Before founding StudentUniverse, Carl worked as a senior strategy consultant for IBM Global Services. Mr. Stormer spent four years as a database designer in New York, founded "the Real Thing"