BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

Lars Christian Sekne
Chairman

Lars Chr. Sekne is a Norwegian entrepreneur. He has a wealth of experience from running and growing companies as an investor and founder. Lars has worked in a broad range of business. He has also worked for 10 years in strategy and trading in energy for multinational companies as an energy broker and adviser. Today he holds board memberships in different sectors. He has a BSC from the Norwegian School of Economics.


Ingvald Smith-Kielland
Board member

Ingvald Smith-Kielland is a French/Norwegian designer who currently resides in L.A. He has created and implemented design-thinking methodologies at BMW, Designworks and PepsiCo, where he led multidisciplinary teams and global projects. He has held speaking engagements at Harvard and USC, judged design awards and mentored at UCLA. 


Mattias Hansson
Board member

Mattias HanssonMattias, is a professional investor. He holds a wide range of different investments in tech start-ups. Spotify and King are some of the companies in his investment network. Mattias is an entrepreneur and investor with smart money for global start-ups that have the capacity to be disruptive.


Sven Størmer Thaulow
Board member

Sven Størmer Thaulow Managing Director of Cisco Norway. He started his career at Telenor in 1999 and has held a number of senior positions such as COO/SVP in Telenor Digital, Managing Director of Telenor Comoyo and Director of New Business Areas in Telenor Norway, where he led services ranging from Wimp, games, communication and streaming online, for mobile and IPTV. Sven has also worked as Director of Product and Market in Telenor Hungary as well as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) in Telenor Mobil in Norway. Sven is a civil engineer with a degree in Industrial Economics and Technology Management from NTNU.


Camilla Pihl
Board member

Camilla Pihl is one of Norway’s biggest social-media personalities. Running the multiple award winning blog CamillaPihl.no, the designer, model and blogger is attracting thousands of readers every day.