Jon von Tetzchner
Written by Jon von Tetzchner

Co-Founder/CEO. Been doing browser development since 1994. When I’m not testing Vivaldi browser or reading Vivaldi forums, I enjoy collecting and playing with vintage computers and arcade games. Born in Iceland, with an Icelandic mother and Norwegian father, lived in Norway for many years and currently reside near Boston, MA.

Vivaldi team on Whereby on launch day.

The world needs more happy news

May 8, 2020

Vivaldi CEO Jon von Tetzchner reflects on two months of lockdown and launching Vivaldi 3.0 and Vivaldi on Android during a pandemic.  

a new versVivaldi 3.0 arrives on Windows, Mac and Linux computers and the much-awaited first version of Vivaldi launches on Android devices. 

One day. Two big Vivaldi browser releases

April 22, 2020

Vivaldi 3.0 arrives on your Windows, Mac and Linux computer with new Tracker blocker, Ad blocker, Clock and more. First Vivaldi Mobile release now available on Android. Includes new Tracker Blocker, Ad Blocker, Tab bar and more

How we learn from the past

March 17, 2020

The world is facing something that is unreal, strange, and scary. But humans have a way to prevail in every adverse situation. Vivaldi CEO Jon von Tetzchner shares an intriguing piece of family history from his home country Iceland.

Illustration showing Picture in Picture feature of Vivaldi Browser

Vivaldi 2.11 improves Pop-out video

February 12, 2020

Watch videos independently of the page where you found them, match OS themes better, navigate quicker – all this and more in the new version of the Vivaldi browser.

Happy Holidays! Goodbye 2019!

December 23, 2019

We are all heading for our holiday break but before we enter 2020, let’s hear what Vivaldi CEO Jon von Tetzchner has to say about the year that has gone by.

Vivaldi 2.10: No strings attached

December 19, 2019

The new update unwraps better site compatibility through user agent changes, adds more style to Vivaldi’s unique theme scheduling and more.

Vivaldi Beta 2 for Android in dark mode

Vivaldi on Android: Beta 2

December 5, 2019

Tap, swipe and scroll your way with the updated beta version of Vivaldi on Android.

Vivaldi 2.9 menus

Vivaldi 2.9: Adding more to the Vivaldi Menu

October 31, 2019

Significant improvements in the Vivaldi Menu, global default settings for notifications, improved performance – all this and more in the latest desktop version of Vivaldi.

Bending the ball 

October 29, 2019

Since 2015, Vivaldi has been sponsoring a small football club in Iceland.

Vivaldi 2.8: Inspires new desktop and mobile experiences

September 19, 2019

The latest version of Vivaldi for desktop available now.

Vivaldi presents the beta version of its browser for Android

Vivaldi goes mobile

September 9, 2019

Be the first to try Vivaldi on Android! Announcing the launch of Vivaldi Beta – a fully-featured browser available now on Google Play.

Vivaldi 2.7

Vivaldi 2.7 : Bring more productivity to your day

August 21, 2019

The new version powers up better sound controls, smoother navigation and overall improvements.

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