Knut Mauritz Frostad (born 4 June 1967 in Harstad) is a Norwegian yachtsman who has participated in a broad range of world championship level sailing events including the Volvo Ocean Race and the Olympic Games, the latter in windsurfing. He is currently CEO of the Volvo Ocean Race. In total, he has twice participated in the Olympic Games (1988 and 1992) and four times the Volvo Ocean Race. Twice as skipper.
In 2004 he won the Scandinavian Nokia Oops Cup and in 2005 he finished second.
He has a business background in management, director and advisor positions with international companies. As well he is a recognised motivational speaker. And used the race catamaran Academy for company teambuilding and leadershiptraining.
Volvo Ocean Race
His first participation in 1993-94 VOR was in the Swedish Intrum Justitia which finished second.
He was the chief executive for the 2008-09 Volvo Ocean Race, and has returned as the CEO for the 2011-2012 race.
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