Statement on the death of our friend, co-founder, and COO, Stefán “Stebbi” Karlsson

28 January 2021

It is with great sadness that we must share that our beloved Co-founder and COO, Stefán “Stebbi” Karlsson has passed away. We are devastated by this loss of our dear friend, co-founder, and colleague.

Stebbi was an inimitable light whose beaming personality, kindness, generosity, and humility left a lasting imprint on everyone around him. His spirit will forever be the foundation of Controlant.

We extend our heartfelt condolences and sympathy to Stebbi’s widow, Sigurlaug Rúnarsdóttir, their sons, Kristófer, Rúnar, and Ingimar, and other family members and friends. Our thoughts are with them at this most difficult time.

No words can adequately express our sadness at Stebbi’s death or our gratitude for the opportunity to know and work with him. We will honor his memory by dedicating ourselves to continue with grace the work he loved so much.