Our management team

Alexander Woxen

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Alexander Woxen is a Norwegian citizen and the company’s Chief Executive Officer. He joined Huddly in 2022. Having supported a number of Nordic tech companies, Woxen has first-hand experience identifying and working with great talent. He also has extensive experience with intrinsic value creation. As an advisor to Verdane Capital and having served as Founding Partner and CEO of StartupLab from 2011 to 2020, Woxen has extensive venture capital and private equity background. He has supported a broad range of technology ventures – among which are Huddly, reMarkable, OnkoImmunity, Ardoq, and NoIsolation. Woxen holds a B. Sc. in Mathematics and Fluid Mechanics from the University of Oslo and an MBA from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH). Woxen holds a total of 3,000,000 options in the company. In addition, Alexander Woxen and related parties jointly hold 108,645 shares in the company.


Ragnar Kjos

Chief Financial Officer

Ragnar Kjos is a Norwegian citizen and the company’s Chief Financial Officer. He joined Huddly in 2022. Kjos has extensive international experience from Aker BP and Shell. He worked for Shell in Stavanger and London from 2010 until 2014. He then joined Aker BP, where he held various positions within finance and M&A until 2020, and then went on to take the position as CFO at Aize, a company specializing in industrial software for heavy-asset industries and part of the Aker family of companies. Ragnar Kjos holds a CEMS Master in International Management from HEC Paris and the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH), a Master of Finance, and a Bachelor of Economics and Business Administration from NHH. Ragnar Kjos holds a total of 500,000 options in the company.


Stein Ove Eriksen

Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer

Stein Ove Eriksen is a Norwegian citizen and Co-Founder, and Chief Product Officer. He is also an elected observer to the Board of Directors. Eriksen has a total of 13 years of industry experience, obtained by holding various roles in Tandberg/Cisco from 2009-2013 and at Huddly from 2013 until today. Eriksen holds a Master of Science from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). Eriksen holds 1,344,000 options in the company. Stein Ove Eriksen and related parties jointly hold 7,970,928 shares in the company.


Daniel Johansson

Chief Commercial Officer

Daniel Johansson is a Swedish citizen and is Chief Commercial Officer. He joins Huddly in 2022 with an extensive 20-year International Sales Leadership background. Daniel holds a Master of Science from the School of Business, Economics & Law at Gothenburg University. He has worked for Tandberg as Director Latin America, VP Southern Europe Middle East & Africa, President North Asia, and managed Cisco's Collaboration business in China and Japan. He has also been Managing Director EMEA for the Video Business Unit in Avaya, Executive VP Global Sales & Marketing for the TV-encryption company Conax, and Head of Corporate Development and M&A in leading French communications group Heroiks.


Aslak Schia

EVP Operations

Aslak Schia is a Norwegian citizen and the company's Executive Vice President Operations. He joined Huddly in 2018. Schia is an experienced Product Operations Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. He was most recently Product Lifecycle Program Manager and New Product Program Manager at Cisco and spent more than eight years with the company in various positions before joining Huddly. He also has experience as Project Manager at Scana Offshore and as a consultant for Tandberg Telecom through Partnertech. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering, specializing in Mechanical Engineering, from the University of South-Eastern Norway. Schia holds a total of 245,328 options and 49,715 shares in the company.


Cecilia Orheim

Head of Legal & HR

Cecilia Orheim is a Norwegian citizen and the company's Head of Legal and Human Resources. She joined Huddly in 2021. Orheim has experience as Associate Partner at the law firm Simonsen Vogt Wiig and Senior Lawyer at the law firm Schjødt. She also has in-house legal experience as VP Legal Affairs and HR at Stokke and VP Legal Affairs at Pronova BioPharma. Orheim has been in charge of and coordinated complex international lawsuits within the field of intellectual property rights (IPR) and has extensive experience in due diligence and mergers/demergers and acquisitions. Orheim holds a Law Degree from the University of Oslo (UiO). Cecilia Orheim holds a total of 160,000 options in the company.


Vegard Hammer

Chief Technology Officer

Vegard Hammer is a Norwegian citizen and Chief Technical Officer. He joined Huddly in 2018. Prior to joining the Company, Hammer held the position of Software Manager at Cisco and Tandberg ASA for 15 years. Hammer holds a Master of engineering from the University of Agder, Norway. Vegard Hammer holds a total of 2,030,000 options in the company.


Knut Helge Teppan

Chief Design Officer

Knut Helge Teppan is a Norwegian citizen and Huddly’s Chief Design Officer. He joined Huddly in 2017. Prior to joining the Company, Teppan held positions at Tandberg ASA and Cisco, where he headed up cross-functional design and engineering teams. Teppan’s work has been recognized beyond his work at the company, as the work of his design teams has been awarded 21 national and international design awards. Teppan holds a Master of Science in Product Design Engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). Teppan holds a total of 1,262,000 options in the company. In addition, Knut Helge Teppan and related parties hold 2,400,000 shares in the company.


Nils Stangnes

Executive Vice President of Global Channel Sales

Nils Stangnes is a Norwegian citizen and is Executive Vice President Global Channel Sales. He joined Huddly in 2021 and has extensive international management experience. He spent seven years as Senior Executive Vice President Europe at Questback and held positions as Country Manager of HP Software Norway and Managing Director of SAS Institute Norway. Stangnes received his education at BI Norwegian Business School. Nils Stangnes holds a total of 160,000 options in the company.


Øystein Grimstad

VP Products

Øystein Grimstad is a Norwegian citizen and is Vice President Products. He joined Huddly in 2016. Grimstad previously held the position of Tech Lead and CTO at the software company Seevia and spent nearly ten years in various management positions at Cisco Systems. Grimstad holds a Master of Science in Information & communication technology from the University of Agder (UiA) and a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from Oslo and Akershus University College. Grimstad holds 512,000 options in the company. Øystein Grimstad and related parties jointly hold 514,781 shares in the company.


Board of Directors

Graham Spencer Williams

Chair of the Board

Graham Spencer Williams is a British and Australian citizen. He is Chair of the Board of Huddly, a position he has held since April 2016. Williams has extensive experience in the visual collaboration industry, having held various roles over the course of 35 years. He has, inter alia, led the once small company iVision to become the leading videoconferencing integrator in the Asia Pacific region, which in 2011 resulted in iVision being acquired by Telstra Ltd, Australia's largest telecommunications provider. Williams has also invested in start-up companies such as Pexip AS. Williams holds a total of 1,560,000 options in the company. Graham Spencer Williams and related parties hold 21,744,655 shares in the company.


Per Kåre Haug Kogstad

Board member

Per Kåre Haug Kogstad is a Norwegian citizen and a member of the board of directors. Kogstad has over 20 years industry experience, having held positions such as Executive VP and General Manager at Tandberg ASA and Electrical Bureau AS/Ericsson AS, respectively. He currently serves as a member of the board of Pexip and as chair of the board at Bjøberg Eiendom AS. Kogstad holds an MBA from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.. Kogstad holds a total of 1,200,000 options in the company. Per Kåre Haug Kogstad and related parties hold 4 042 080 shares in the company.


Jostein Devold

Board member

Jostein Devold is a Norwegian citizen and a member of the board of directors. Since 2010, Devold has been the Managing Director of Mertoun Capital, an investment company controlled by Leif Hübert. Mr. Devold has 12 years of experience as investment director in Rasmussen Group and Aweco Invest AS / A Wilhelmsen Group, and eight years of experience from Corporate Finance (Saga Securities/Danske Bank). Devold has held board positions in several listed companies like Otrum, Expert, Avantor, and Norwegian Property. Current positions include Norsk Stål and NOAH. Devold holds a total of 1,040,000 options in the company. Jostein Devold and related parties hold 15,545,471 shares in the company.


Kristian Kolberg

Board member

Kristian Kolberg is a Norwegian citizen and a member of the board of directors. Mr. Kolberg is Owner / Partner of Kolberg Gruppen, which is a family office engaged in property management and development and investment management. Previously they were a leading player in the Norwegian Automotive Industry. Mr. Kolberg is also chairman/member of the board in Kolberg Motors AS, Foreningen Ensjøbyen, SensCom AS, Kolberg Holding AS, and Multiplikator AS. Kolberg holds a total of 1,200,000 options in the company. Kristian Kolberg and associated parties hold 11,545,000 shares in the company.


Stein Ove Eriksen

Elected Observer to the Board of Directors

Stein Ove Eriksen is a Norwegian citizen and the company's Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer. He is also an elected observer to the Board of Directors. Eriksen has a total of 13 years of industry experience, obtained by holding various roles in Tandberg/Cisco from 2009-2013 and at Huddly from 2013 until today. Eriksen holds a Master of Science from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). Eriksen holds 1,560,000 options in the company. Stein Ove Eriksen and related parties jointly hold 7,970,928 shares in the company.

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