An ambitious team

We're building a diverse team of experienced developers, technologists and founders, with backgrounds ranging from global technology leaders to fast-paced startups.

Core team

Grim H. Iversen

Grim H. Iversen

CTO

Grim has been working on software and computers since he programmed the Sinclair ZX80 as a kid. He’s worked as senior product manager for Google Wave, with particular responsibility on real time editor and user analytics team, and as a senior product manager on the monetization of Google Maps. The last couple of years he has acted as VP of Products for Telenor Digital and Disruptive Technologies.

Tarjei M. Vassbotn

Tarjei M. Vassbotn

CEO

Tarjei has founded and sold several tech companies and has more than 20 years experience as a leader in technology companies such as Scandinavian Online & Google as well as in startup companies such as Disruptive Technologies and Nofence. He has led Google's IoT DevRel from Silicon Valley and has helped build Google's partner network in Asia with everything from small partners in the Cambodian jungle to large telecommunications companies in Japan and Australia.

Olav S. Kriken

Olav S. Kriken

COO

Olav Sindre has founded and sold several companies, and the last 10 years he spent as Head of Agency of Racer (now VDM), a company he founded and sold to one of Europe’s leading software companies, Visma. He has a broad experience in building companies and brands, and in his time as Head of Agency he worked with over 150 companies, focusing on marketing, monetization and business models.

Ali Akhtarzada

Ali Akhtarzada

Senior Fullstack Engineer

Little did he know, but Ali's subconsciousness - let's call him Tim for now - decided to build video games in 1998. Together, they marched through the fields of advertising, hospitality, journalism, and product development, for over 20 years and through 3 continents. While Tim may be a bit bitter for not having ended up in game development, Ali has had a ball from designing web pages, newspaper pages, writing articles, building databases, and even inventing cocktails for menus.

Asgeir Hoem

Asgeir Hoem

Head of Design

Asgeir has 14 years of experience designing for digital platforms, and was the lead product designer and CEO at Stay.com and head of Product Design at Exabel. Asgeir starts August 1st.

Eirik Hoem

Eirik Hoem

Senior Fullstack Engineer

Eirik is a developer with 15 years of experience in application development, large user communities, team management and startup-projects. Started out in telecommunications, then was tech lead at Sukker.no, Norways leading online dating service with almost 1M profiles. He's hired as full time Senior Fullstack consultant from Visma Avento, where he usually works on complex front-end applications and mobile app development.

Advisors

We are proud to be supported by some of the best minds in the industry.

Amir Shevat

Amir Shevat

Advisor

Amir is an experienced executive with a demonstrated history of working in platform companies. He has built developers ecosystems, products, and platform partnerships around the world, and is an engineer by birth. He’s the founder and CPO at Reshuffle, he's been the Head of Developer Relations at Slack, former Developer Relations Program Manager at Google, mentor to Elevate (Europe’s first bot accelerator), and the VP of Product at Twitch. He’s also the author of Designing Bots: Creating Conversational Experiences, and Designing Web APIs: Building APIs That Developers Love.

Douwe Osinga

Douwe Osinga

Advisor

Douwe is a product oriented software engineer with a strong entrepreneurial spirit. He’s the Director Of Engineering at Sidewalk Labs, and he’s founded and sold several companies, most notably Triposo - a system built on a set of NLP and Machine Learning techniques. Before this he headed up the Google Wave API team that built the extension framework to allow third parties to build robots and ui-widgets for Wave. He later refactored the ui-widget API, and which evolved into the Hangouts API. He’s also the author of the Deep Learning Cookbook.