Board of directors

Jens Rugseth

Chairman of the board

Einar J. Greve

Vice chairman

Ingrid Leisner

Board member

Anders Brandt

Board member

Toril Nag

Board member

Jens Rugseth

Jens Rugseth is a co-founder and Chairman of the Board of Crayon Group ASA and Link Mobility Group ASA. He has been a serial founder of a number of companies within the IT-sector over the past 30 years. Mr. Rugseth has also held the position a chief executive officer in some of the largest IT-companies in Norway, including ARK ASA, Cinet AS and Skrivervik Data AS. Mr. Rugseth studied business economics at the Norwegian School of Management. Jens Rugseth is a Norwegian citizen, currently residing in Oslo, Norway.

Einar J. Greve

Mr. Greve was Chairman of the Board of Techstep from 2016 to April 2019. Mr. Greve works as a strategic advisor at Cipriano AS and has previously worked as partner of Wikborg Rein & Co and as Partner of Arctic Securities ASA. Mr. Greve has held and holds various positions as chairman or director in several listed and unlisted companies. He holds a degree in law (cand.jur) from the University of Oslo.

Ingrid Leisner

Ms. Leisner has served on the Board in Techstep since January 2016. Ms. Leisner’s directorships over the last five years include current board positions in Storage Group ASA, Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA, Maritime and Merchant ASA. Mrs Leisner has a background as a trader of different oil and gas products in her 15 years in Statoil ASA. Her years of experience and skills within business strategy, M&A, management consulting and change management has been very valuable when serving on the board of several companies listed on Oslo Børs. She holds a Bachelor of Business degree with honors from the University of Texas in Austin. Ms. Leisner was born in 1968, is a Norwegian citizen and maintains a business address at Techstep ASA, Henrik Ibsens gate 100, 0230 Oslo, Norway.

Anders Brandt

Mr. Brandt has served on the Board in Techstep since April 2018. Mr. Brandt has more than 20 years of experience in international entrepreneurship, technology, venture capital and digital services. He is managing partner in the venture capital fund Idekapital, and has co-funded and exited numerous companies including DinSide, OMG, Viken Fibernett, Mytos, Meshtech and Bubbly Group. Brandt has 14 years of board experience of listed companies on Oslo Børs and Nasdaq Stockholm, whereof several tech companies.

Toril Nag

Ms. Nag has served on the Board in Techstep since April 2018. Ms. Nag is Group Executive Vice President, responsible for customer service and the telecommunications business area of the Lyse Group. She holds extensive experience in telecom and digital service, as well as banking and finance. She has held a number of board appointments in technology, energy and R&D-related companies, and her directorships includes Dolphin Group ASA, IKT-Norge, Kolumbus AS and Altibox AS. Nag is a qualified civil engineer in Computer Science from the University of Strathclyde and has further education in management from the Norwegian Business School BI.