future404 was founded on the vision of finding the future in times of changing societies, communications and work environments. We offer holistic services, meaning we look at the bigger picture. We believe issues don’t exist in a vacuum, and therefor we must look holistically at your operation and projects t support your efforts as best possible.
As a think tank we commit to research, risk assessments and evaluation to address your needs. As a consulting service we help you implement GDPR as a way of strengthening your best practices, help you implement change management for the benefit of your employees health and safety, facilitate workshops and more. Everything tailored to your needs.
Meet our team
Oktavía Hrund Jonsdóttir, They/Them
Since early 2006, future404’s principal Oktavía Jónsdóttir has worked in security in the iNGO sector, pioneering holistic security practices through incident management, risk mitigation advisory work as well as holistic safety training’s and programming.
Oktavía has sought to assist people and organizations with tangible training that strengthens the self-care, digital and physical safety of individuals and groups working on sensitive topics or in volatile areas or regions.
Oktavía has worked globally on projects related to the safety and security of media and activism, as well as having worked as a consultant for government agencies and departments, for international and local NGO’s and the private sector.
Karen Reilly, She/Her
Karen has been protecting data for high-risk organizations for over ten years. She is a fundraising, policy, and technology management professional with experience in technology education, government outreach, media relations, and cross-cultural communication.
Project management is intuitive to Karen and adopting the framework that works best for each team is her priority.
Karen is passionate about multi-disciplinary efforts to come up with the best solutions to problems. She believes in creating safe spaces for people of all backgrounds, in order to ensure that each organization she works with has full access to different perspectives and areas of expertise. Karen values empathy and a gentle sense of humor on her teams.
Olga M. Cilia, She,Her/They,Them
Olga is a board qualified lawyer and has spent the last 2 years focusing on implementing and researching the General Data Protection Regulation of the European Union. Olga has accumulated much knowledge and understanding of how to securely process personal data and protect the privacy of individuals in the electronic world.
Strengthening civil rights and accessibility for all to the legal system is one of Olga’s passions. She has conducted researches, published papers and spoken on seminars on the Icelandic public understanding of law texts and wants to expand that research onto general access and accessibility for all to the legal system.
Freedom of expression and the right to protests are civil rights that are close to Olga’s heart. Those are the rights that have manifested themselves very differently on the Internet than in the offline world. Olga is determined to protect freedom of expression and the right to protest both online and offline.
Katla Holm Thorhildardottir, She/Her
Katla is an experienced project manager and movement builder. She finished her masters degree in Applied Ethics in 2018 where she specialized in feminist ethics and democratic procedures.
Katla has focused on the human aspect of project managing for several years, identifying the strengths in her teammates and focusing them in the best directions, she is comfortable taking the lead on projects but enjoys working with people in a flat structure environment.
She has a talent for public speaking, human resources and organizing accessible and diverse events as well as spaces. In the future she hopes to further research the different ways organization and companies can contribute to a healthier democracy in order to advance people´s quality of life. Katla is passionate about the improvement of peoples lives and how work, home and society intersects for that purpose.