CEO at UpWave - Intelligent Collaboration
Upwave is a task management platform that helps teams all over the world get more done. We currently have paying users in 30 countries across a wide range of industries.
Our platform was launched in February 2016. In Q4 2017, we will launch a major upgrade called "Upwave Insights" targeted at bigger corporations.
I am also the founder and managing partner of Sagene Tech Ventures, a pre-seed venture fund. We are currently invested in Filmgrail, Dimension 10 and one other company (TBA September/October 2017).
I hold PhD- and MSc-degrees in Software Engineering from the University of Oslo (Norway). In 2013, I graduated from the Executive MBA program at Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management (USA) and WHU - Otto Beisheim Graduate School of Management (Germany). Previously, I have published 23 scientific papers internationally.
My main areas of expertise are investment analysis, project management and process improvement. I have domain experience from several sectors, including IT-consultancies, start-ups, research, education, healthcare, energy and telecom.