Atle Vårvik had the idea for MOT. Atle is a social entrepreneur and former top athlete. He is MOT’s creator and originator. Atle has been the leader of MOT since the beginning in 1994. Since then, he has developed a concept, a way of organizing and a sustainable system that strengthen people’s quality of life and prevent social problems in society. Since 1997, he has been doing research on why there is crime and why some people destroy their own lives, others’ lives and society. Since 1997, he has experienced and made observations about the great impact role models have on young people.