Óli Gneisti Sóleyjarson (1979) has a B.A. in library and information science, a M.A. in Folklore and a M.A. in Applied Studies in Culture and Communication all from the University of Iceland. He is the former president and board member of the Folklorist Society of Iceland. He has worked at the National and University of Iceland and the Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies. He has taught at the University of Iceland and the University of Reykjavík. His research interests include ebooks, social media, games, copyright, online piracy, Star Trek, and oral tradition within the gospels of the New Testament.

Óli also hosts a podcast called Stories of Iceland.

Óli can be reached through email @gneistinn.is while the first part is oli.