Board of directors

Tore Valderhaug

Tore Valderhaug

Chairman

Tore Valderhaug serves as an advisor through the company Proventi AS. Valderhaug has close to 20 years’ experience as finance director/CFO in the Norwegian publicly listed companies Cermaq, EDB Business Partner, ASK Proxima, Ocean Rig and Unitor. Valderhaug was CFO and head of business development in PHARMAQ AS, a leading pharmaceutical company supplying the aquaculture industry until the company was sold late 2015. He is currently also a member of the board of the publicly listed companies Nordic Semiconductor ASA, Q-Free ASA and XXL ASA.

Vidar Hovland

Vidar Hovland

Board Member and CEO

Seasoned seismic industry veteran with over 30 years senior management and operational experience. Last position as President of Marine Aquisition for PGS with overall responsibility for the worlds most advanced and efficient seismic vessel fleet. Previously he was Managing Director for Fugro-Geoteams seismic business and held various management positions in the build up of Fugro-Geoteams seismic and ROV business areas.

Arne Birkeland

Arne Birkeland

Board Member

Arne Birkeland serves as CEO of Westcon Group, where he has been since 2012. He holds a M.Sc. in Business from NHH, Bergen, Norway. He has more than 20 years’ experience from several industries holding key managerial positions in companies like AkerKværner and Wärtsilä Corporation. He has also served in many BoD-positions during the years, both in small start-ups and more mature companies. Birkeland is a Norwegian citizen and resides outside Haugesund, Norway.

Geir Jenssen

Geir Jenssen

Board Member

Geir Jenssen is Managing Director in Elreg AS, a company located in Oslo, Norway. Today Geir is responsible for design of electronic printed circuits boards in addition to supply chain management and business development. He previously worked as a consultant in CAD-Service as a designer of electronics for customers such as Phillips, Siemens, Ulstein, Cerberus and ABB that resulted in many hundreds of new electronic designs and developments nationally and internationally.

Jan Helgebostad

Jan Helgebostad

Board Member

Jan Helgebostad serves as a consultant through the company Primecon AS. He holds a M.Sc in Geology/Geophysics from The Norwegian Institute of Technology (NTNU) and a MBA from BI Norwegian Business School. Helgebostad has more than 30 years’ experience from the geophysical industry and he managed for 10+ years Fugro-Geoteam’s global sales and marketing activities. His work has in addition focused on business development, strategic processes and technology development. Since 2013, he has been a member of the board of the research foundation, Norsar. Jan Helgebostad is a Norwegian citizen and resides in Oslo, Norway.

Robert Basili

Robert Basili

Board Member

Basili is American citizen and has worked in Norway since 1997, primarily in management consulting, business development and communication. Basili´s industry reach is broad, with engagements in finance, shipping, offshore, media and entertainment. He brings together a keen take on a companies situation and ambitions with a deep understanding of digital media and strategy.