Board of Directors

The shareholder-elected members of the board are independent of the company’s senior management and material business contacts.

ERIK LANGAKER

CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

Erik Langaker (born 1963) is a full-time technology Investor and entrepreneur. He served as a member of the board of Data Respons from November 2011 to April 2015 and was re-elected as Chairman in April 2016. He has extensive experience in building international technology companies through a combination of organic growth and targeted M&A. His experience includes well-known names like StormGeo Group, LINK Mobility and Talkmore Mobile. He currently serves as Chairman in CMR Surgical (UK) Ltd., CAMO Analytics, Brandmaster and Kezzler and non-exec. Director in HitecVision and Resoptima.

Number of shares: 195 637

JANNE T. MORSTØL

MEMBER OF THE BOARD

Janne T. Morstøl (born 1968) is the CEO at Maritech Systems AS, 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, latest Chief Strategy Officer, and COO/CFO at T-VIPS, a company she co-founded. Before 2004, she held several management positions in Tandberg Television ASA. Morstøl has board experience from listed and unlisted companies. She holds a MSc. in Electronics from NTNU and holds an MBA from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH).

Number of shares: 4000

ULLA-BRITT FRÄJDIN-HELLEQVIST

MEMBER OF THE BOARD

Fräjdin-Hellqvist (born 1954) was elected to the Board in November 2011. She holds an 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 currently Chairman of the Board at Karlstad Innovation Park 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

MORTEN THORKILDSEN

MEMBER OF THE BOARD

Morten Thorkildsen (born 1961) was elected to the Board in April 2018. Thorkildsen holds a MBA degree from BI Norwegian Business School and a bachelor’s degree in Business Organisation from Heriott-Watt University. He has an extensive background from the IT industry having spent 27 years in various roles in IBM (from 2003 until 2013 as Country General Manager for IBM Norway) before becoming CEO of the engineering company Rejlers Norge AS in November 2013. Thorkildsen has since 2017 been fully employed by the South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority as technology advisor and chairman of the board in Sykehuspartner HF. He currently serves as chairman of the board in Itera ASA, chairman of the board in Winorg AS, and has previously been chairman of the board in the Norwegian Computer Association, and a board member of ICT Norway.

 

MARTIN BURKHALTER

MEMBER OF THE BOARD

Martin Burkhalter (born 1952) was elected to the Board of Data Respons in April 2018. Burkhalter has extensive leadership experience from international companies such as CEO at Intersport International and President of Reebok EMEA. In April 2006, Burkhalter joined Vizrt ASA as Chief Commercial Officer, before he became Chief Operating Officer in June 2009 and CEO in May 2010, a position he held for 6 year. Burkhalter was Senior Vice President and Sports Director at Lillehammer Olympic Organization in 1994 and has board experience from listed company Amer Sports.

Number of shares: 3000

ÅSA GRÜBB-WEINBERG 

MEMBER OF THE BOARD (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: 10 000

MARIUS WESTGAARD 

MEMBER OF THE BOARD (Employee representative)

Marius Westgaard (born 1990) was elected as an employee representative in May 2018. He holds an MSc Eng in Engineering Cybernetics from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). Westgaard has worked at Data Respons since 2015 and is currently a Senior Development Engineer at the Høvik office.

Number of shares: 1047