Management
& Board of Directors

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KENNETH RAGNVALDSEN

CEO

Ragnvaldsen trained as a business economist and has an MBA from BI Norwegian School of Management. He worked in finance, sales and marketing for three years before joining Data Respons in 1995. He was previously the Sales & Marketing Director of Data Respons ASA and was appointed CEO in 2003.

Number of shares: 262 000
Number of share options: 150 000

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RUNE WAHL

CFO

Wahl graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce from BI Norwegian school of Management and has a MBA degree from INSEAD. Previously, he has been CFO in Tandberg Storage ASA, Financial Director in Avenir ASA, and has had various management positions within finance in Ementor, Frionor and DNV. He was appointed CFO in 2005.

Number of shares: 62 000
Number of share options: 75 000

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JØRN E. TOPPE

COO

Toppe has a a M.Sc. (1982) in cybernetics from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). He worked with seismic exploration in various positions at GECO, and became one of the founders of Data Respons in 1986. Toppe was responsible for R&D services before he was appointed Managing Director of Data Respons Norway in 2002.  He is now COO for the Solution Business Unit in Data Respons ASA.

Number of shares: 204 937
Number of share options: 75 000

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IVAR A. MELHUUS SEHM

Director R&D Nordic

Sehm holds an MSc in Electronic & Electrical Engineering from the
Heriot-Watt University in Scotland and a BSc in Electronic &  Electrical Engineering from Oslo University College (HiO).
Ivar Sehm has an extensive background from the embedded
industry and has previously worked at the Norwegian Army
Material Command, Sysdeco AS, and Geoteam Exploration.

Number of shares: 47 141
Number of share options: 34 000

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JOHAN JACOBSSON

Managing Director Sylog

Johan Jacobsson is one of the founders of Sylog and Profinder.
He has a background in consulting, sales and
business administration.

Previously has been Sales and Consultant Manager of Sylog
and was appointed Managing Director for Sylog in 2009.

Number of shares: 0
Number of share options: 0

Board of Directors

ERIK LANGAKER

Chairman of the Board

Erik Langaker (born 1963) has long experience from Norwegian and international technology and finance. He has broad experience in M&A and early commercialization of technology. Since the late 80s he has participated in the startup of several successful technology companies, all of which are still in operation or sold to larger corporations. Mr. Langaker has extensive board experience from companies like StormGeo Group, GeoKnowledge, Link Mobility (listed in Norway), Talkmore (listed in Sweden) , Payex Group and Viken Fibernett. Langaker was a member of the Board of Data Respons from November 2011 to April 2015, and was re-elected in April 2016. Langaker was elected as Chairman of the Board in April 2017.

Number of shares: 90 000
Number of share options:

 NARVE REITEN

Member of the Board

Narve Reiten founded Reiten & Co in 1992 and established the firm’s private equity investment activities in 1996. He has extensive investing and operational experience in the Nordic market. Prior to Reiten & Co, he was employed by I.M. Skaugen, working on project development and M&A. Reiten holds a Master of Business and Economics degree from the Norwegian School of Management and is a Certified Financial Analyst (CFA) from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration. Reiten currently sits on the Board of Directors of Con-Form (Chairman), Data Respons and Totalreform.

Number of shares: 377 358
Number of share options: 0

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FRÄJDIN-HELLQVIST

Member of the Board

Fräjdin-Hellqvist (born 1954) was elected to the Board in November 2011. She holds a MSc in Engineering Physics from Chalmers and has held leading positions at Volvo Cars and the Swedish Confederation of Enterprise. She has extensive board experience and is currenly Chairman of the Board at Karlstad Innovation Park and Vindora Holding and board member at several public, private and state owned companies. Fräjdin-Hellqvist works as an independent contractor and partner.

Number of shares: 10 000
Number of share options: 0

JANNE T. MORSTØL

Member of the Board

Janne T. Morstøl is the CEO at Maritech Systems, a company providing software solutions to the global seafood industry. Previously she has spent more than 20 years in the broadcast industry and has held several corporate management positions in Nevion and T-VIPS, a company she co-founded. Morstøl holds a MSc. in Electronics from NTNU and holds an MBA from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH).

Number of shares: 0
Number of share options: 0

 ÅSA GRÜBB-WEINBERG

Employee Representative

Grübb-Weinberg (born 1955) was elected as an employee representative in April 2010. She holds a degree in social studies from Stockholm University and has broad experience from various technology-based companies. Grübb-Weinberg has worked in Data Respons since 2006 and is currently Account Manager at the Stockholm office.

Number of shares: 6 000
Number of share options: 0

 KNUT SKUMSVOLL

Employee Representative

Skumsvoll (born 1978) was elected as an employee representative in May 2016. He holds a Master of Electronics from the University of Oslo. Skumsvoll has worked in Data Respons since 2008 and is currently Principal Development Engineer at the Høvik office.

Number of shares: 0
Number of share options: 0