Executive management

Jens Haviken


Marius Drefvelin

Chief Financial Officer

Inge Paulsen

Managing Director Norway

Erik Haugen

Chief Commercial Officer

Mads Vårdal

Chief Innovation Officer

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Jens Haviken

Mr. Haviken is an experienced executive within consulting, managed services, software and hardware distribution. He has a proven track record of developing, rebuilding and streamlining operations of companies in the ICT sector. Prior positions held by Haviken includes VP Services and Solutions and Country Manager at Dustin Group AB (publ). and various Director roles at Microsoft and Accenture.

Email: jens.haviken@techstep.no
Mobile: +47 930 90 070

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Marius Drefvelin

Mr. Drefvelin has both operational and transactional experience from his current and previous work, including driving operational improvements, restructuring and integration. Mr. Drefvelin came from the position as Group CFO of Creuna, a leading Nordic technology and communications consultancy firm with 350 employees. Prior to this, he has experience with transactions and investments both as an advisor and investor at Deloitte, Jebsen Asset Management and KPMG.

Mr. Drefvelin has a B.Sc. in Finance and a B.Sc. in Economics from the University of Utah, USA. Moreover, he is a Certified European Financial Analyst from the Norwegian School of Economics.

Email: marius.drefvelin@techstep.no
Mobile: +47 480 64 787

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Inge Paulsen

Mr. Paulsen is an experienced executive manager with a proven track record from companies such as Clear Channel, Eltel Networks/Sønnico Tele, Infratek/Hafslund, Implement (formerly known as MarkUp Consulting) and Accenture.

Business development and change management combined with handling daily operations are Mr. Paulsen’s core competencies. His broad experience comes from heading strategic business development projects in venture businesses or turnaround cases as well as holding various executive positions responsible for profit & loss.

Mr. Paulsen holds a MSc in Business Management (Siviløkonom) from Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH). He is also graduated from The Royal Norwegian Air Force Academy.

Email: inge.paulsen@techstep.no
Mobile: +47 996 01 072

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Erik Haugen

Mr Haugen is an international business professional, bringing with him broad commercial experience within finance, telecommunications, consumer electronics, the entertainment licencing industry, as well as IT.

Following his business administration studies at BI Norwegian Business School, Mr Haugen spent 12 years in London working with focus on sales, marketing and business management for companies like Pioneer and Sony Ericsson, before moving into international movie and music licensing, joining The Licensing Agency Ltd. in 2005.

Since returning to Norway in 2009, Mr Haugen first joined Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA to start up their mobile communications initiative. Subsequently he moved into finance and professional services sales at Lindorff AS (now Intrum) in 2011 where he has been responsible for strategic sales, key account management and business development for a large portfolio of clients within telecoms, utilities, trade, SME and public sector.

Email: erik.haugen@techstep.no
Mobile: +47 967 90 101

Mads Vardal

Mads Vårdal

Mr.Vårdal is an experienced business developer and executive with a proven track record from previous positions at Nordialog, Smartworks and Teki Solutions.

His long experience from the industry covers sales, strategy, business development, M&A processes, product development and executive manager roles. Mr.Vårdal has since 2007 been operating in several central executive roles within sales, business development and daily management with a build- and turn-around focus.

Email: mads.vardal@techstep.no
Mobile: +47 996 98 488