The Pexip Board

 

Pexip Board of Directors

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Michel Sagen - Chair

Michel Sagen was one of the co-founders of Videxio, a company that merged with Pexip in 2018. Mr.Sagen has almost 25 years of senior executive and board positions, including 14 years experience in the video communication industry and 10 years in the telco industry.

Mr.Sagen worked as Director of Products at Tandberg/Cisco from 2006 to 2011. Prior to that he held various positions with Telenor companies in Norway, Singapore and Malaysia from 1996 to 2006, including Head of Product Management for Mobile Consumer Products, Business Manager for Mobile Internet in Asia, Project Manager for Mobile Email and Intranet Access and Project Manager for the development of Telenor's automatic frequency planning tool. Mr Sagen holds a Master's Degree in Applied Physics from Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Toulouse (INSA Toulouse, France). He has also completed the Executive Education Program in Strategic Leadership (2003) and the Executive Board Program (2018), both at INSEAD in France. 

Current directorships and senior management positions:
Pexip Holding ASA (Chair), Pexip AS (Chair), Sagen Telecom AS (Chair & CEO), NovoTech AS (Chair) and Okumura Invest AS (Chair). 

Previous directorships and senior management positions (last five years):
Videxio (Board member & COO) and Pexip AS (Board Member & COO)

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Kjell Skappel, Board Member

Kjell Skappel currently serves as:
- CEO in T.D. Veen AS
- CEO and Board Member in Stavanger Venture AS
- CEO and Board Member in FilmStory AS
- CEO and Chair in Radka Invest AS

Mr.Skappel has extensive experience from executive and board positions within the videoconferencing industry, including through his former positions as board member and Chair in Videxio, Pexip 1.0 and Pexip 2.0. Previously he served as Regional Director Europe North at Cisco Systems from 2005 until 2010 and in several management positions in Tandberg, which was acquired by Cisco Systems. In 2010 he founded Stavanger Venture AS, which invests in technology companies. He also has extensive investment experience through his current role as CEO and investment director at T.D. Veen, managing a NOK 2 billion portfolio.

Current directorships and senior management positions:
Pexip Holding ASA (board member), Pexip AS (board member), Vision IO (chair), P53 Invest AS (chair), Voca AS (chair), Radka Invest AS (chair & CEO), Salamander Invest AS (board member), Disruptive Technologies Research AS (board member), Deontikk Investering AS (board member), Eikund AS (board member), Dynamik Management AS (board member), Filmstory AS (board member & CEO), Stavanger Venture AS (board member & CEO), Ascenium Holding AS (board member), T.D. Veen AS (CEO).

Previous directorships and senior management positions (last five years):
Videxio (chair), Mirmorax (board member), Peanuts AS (now Solve AS) (chair) and Nansen Capital Partners ASA (CEO).

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Per Haug Kogstad, Board Member

Per Haug Kogstad has extensive management and board experience within the industry, including 20 years as Executive Vice President at Tandberg, and board member of Pexip since April 2012. He has also held positions in Ericsson and Elektrisk Bureau.

Mr. Kogstad holds a Master’s degree in Economics and Business Administration (Nw: Siviløkonom) from BI Norwegian Business School (1982) and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from University of Wisconsin (1983).

Current directorships and senior management positions:
Huddly AS (board member), Bjøberg Eiendom AS (chair) and Pepper Eiendom AS (board member).

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Irene Kristiansen, Board Member

Irene Kristiansen is currently deputy CEO of Boligbyggelaget Usbl. She has extensive management and board experience and she was employed as the CFO of Pexip from 2014 to 2017. Ms Kristiansen was previously Head of Corporate Funding and Head of Treasury at Norske Skog ASA from 2006 to 2014, Relationship Manager in Fokus Bank/Danske Bank from 2004 to 2006, and Manager at JP Morgan (London) from 1999 to 2004. Ms Kristiansen holds a Bachelor’s (Hhons) degree in Business Administration from the University of Bath (1998).

Current directorships and senior management positions:
Boligbyggelaget Usbl (CFO and Deputy CEO), Neptune Properties AS (board member), Usbl Utbygging AS (board member) and Spira Finans AS (chair).

Previous directorships and senior management positions (last five years):
Boligbyggelaget Usbl (CFO), Pexip (CFO), Usbl Boservice AS (board member), Usbl Eiendom AS (board member), and Usbl Utbygging AS (deputy chair).

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Marianne Wergeland Jenssen, Board Member

Marianne Wergeland Jenssen currently serves as Director of Markets at Nord Pool AS. Ms. Jenssen has extensive board and management experience including:
Managing Director of Smarthphones Telecom AS (2005) and MWJ Consulting AS (2004-2005), General Manager of Sempra Energy Europe AS (1999-2003), and Director of Commodities at American International Group (AIG) Trading Ltd (1993-1996). Ms. Jenssen holds a Master’s degree in General Business, Finance and Marketing (Nw: Siviløkonom) from BI Norwegian Business School (1988) and has completed INSEAD's Executive Board Program (2015) and an executive coaching programme.

Current directorships and senior management positions:
Bright Products AS (chair), Nord Pool ASA (Market director) Nodes AS (board member) and Nodes Tech AS (board member).

Previous directorships and senior management positions (last five years):
Nodes AS (board member) and Nodes Tech AS (board member)

Øystein Dahl Hem 
Investor Relations/CFO
IR@pexip.com

Lars-Einar Petterson
Press - Nordics
lars.einar.petterson@pexip.com 

Gillian Dalslaaen
Press - Global
gillian.dalslaaen@pexip.com 

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