We are the architects of virtualized media production.
For over 20 years, we have been providing award-winning, mission-critical, real-time media transport and processing solutions to broadcasters, telecom service providers, governmental agencies and other industries.
Our core competencies are designing, developing, deploying and supporting Software Defined Technologies that bring virtualization capabilities, enabling our customers to become more agile, productive and ultimately more competitive.
Our technology has been used for virtually every major live event across the world. Our customers include BBC, CNBC Asia Pacific, France Télévisions, HBO, NBC Universal, Sky Italia, TV Globo, EBU, Arqiva, AT&T, BBC, BT, CCTV, Telefonica, Telenor, Verizon and NASA.
We have built up a great global team of professionals, with knowledge and expertise in broadcasting, telecoms, IT, hardware, software, baseband and IP network technology. Around 40% of our people work in Research and Development (R&D).
With headquarters in Norway, we have sales, support and professional services offices located in Norway, UK, Poland, USA, Dubai, Singapore and China. In addition, we also have an extensive network of over 100 partners to reach customers anywhere in the world.
Geir Bryn-Jensen brings over 20 years’ experience in international business development and sales within the telecom, broadcast and IT industries. Before joining Nevion in 2010 as executive vice president of sales, he spent six years as managing director/country manager at CA Norway AS (Computer Associates). Prior to this, he was a manager at Accenture’s Media & Entertainment practice in Norway, following six years at Telenor in various business development roles. Geir has an MBA in Strategic Management from the Norwegian School of Business Administration (NHH) in Bergen and a Bachelor of Science in Communication Engineering from the University of Kent.
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Jørgen Mørkved joined Nevion as CFO in August 2017. Jørgen has broad management experience from various industries and has, for the last 15 years, served as CFO in Clean Marine AS, Verdane Capital Advisors AS, McKinsey & Company Norway and McCann Worldgroup Norway. He also has several years of audit experience from Arthur Andersen & Co. He holds an MSc in Economics and Business Administration (Siviløkonom) from BI Norwegian Business School and a MSc in Accounting and Auditing (State Authorized Public Accountant) from NHH Norwegian School of Economics.
CHIEF PRODUCT AND DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
Johnny Dolvik, one of the digital TV industry’s true pioneers, brings more than 20 years of experience from the broadcast equipment industry to Nevion. Johnny, CEO and co-founder of T-VIPS was instrumental in growing the company to a market leader in video transport over IP and digital terrestrial networks. Prior to his tenure at T-VIPS, he held several management positions at TANDBERG Television, including segment director broadband and head of development. Johnny holds a Siv.Ing degree from Norwegian NTH, the Norwegian Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Business Administration from NHH, the Norwegian School of Economics.
Petter Kvaal Djupvik
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Petter Kvaal Djupvik served as vice president for global operations at Eltek ASA before he was appointed COO of Network Electronics (now Nevion) in May 2007. Previously, he served as director of global supply at Power-One for five years. His background also includes experience at Lawson as a consultant manager, Norautron as QA- and MA-manager and as a change management consultant at Accenture. Petter holds a Master of Industrial Engineering & Management degree from the Norwegian University of Science & Technology (NTNU).
Heidi Mello Stavnar
CHIEF PEOPLE OFFICER
Having joined Nevion in 2006, Heidi Mello Stavnar was VP of Finance and Administration until she was given the opportunity in 2019 to become Chief People Officer with a responsibility to create and run Nevion’s new strategic department for people and culture – a business area she feels passionate about. Prior to Nevion, Heidi held several managerial positions within finance, administration and HR, including being the Finance Director for SCA Hygiene Products’ Engineering Division, the Finance & Accounting Manager at Kongsberg Norcontrol IT and a Senior Consultant for Oseberg Solutions. Heidi holds a degree in Business Administration from BI Norwegian Business School
CHIEF COMMERCIAL OFFICER
Hans Hasselbach has been at Nevion for over 13 years, working in various in a Sales Management positions. He has been instrumental in building Nevion’s business partner community and has also played a key role in growing Nevion’s business in Asia. Prior to joining Nevion, Hans held sales management positions at Scientific Atlanta (now part of Cisco) and Alphatron Broadcast Electronics. Hans has over 30 years of business development and sales in the industry. He holds a Dutch National Engineering degree in Chemical Engineering from the Royal PBNA institution.
EVP STRATEGIC PROJECTS
Thomas Heinzer has more than 20 years of experience in international broadcast and telecom business. He co-founded Nevion (former Network Electronics) in 1996. Prior to Nevion he served in various managing positions at broadcast system integration and equipment manufacturing companies in Germany and Norway. Since Nevion’s inception he has been a driving force in growing the company from a small broadcast equipment start-up to a global leader in the area of media transport and service management solutions. He has been instrumental in the company’s M&A activities and currently serves Nevion as EVP Strategic Projects. He holds a Master’s Degree in Electronics and Data communication from the University of Hamburg.
Hiroyasu “Harry” Noguchi
CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER
Harry Noguchi joined Nevion’s management team in 2019, following the investment in Nevion by Sony Imaging Products & Solutions (SIPS) – a project which he led on behalf of Sony. He has over 10 years of strategy development experience in Sony HQ and professional business units in Japan. Prior to this, he held various managerial positions in Sony R&D, Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications, and Ericsson AB. Harry holds a Ph.D. EE in Microstructures in III-V Semiconductors, a MEEE in Microstructures in III-V Semiconductors and a BEEE, all from the University of Tokyo.
Andy Rayner is a highly experienced UK-based broadcast & telecoms technologist. He spent 22 years heading up the broadcast technology sector at British Telecom, which included architecting the world’s first MPLS-TE Global Media Network and innovating IP broadcast technology solutions. He joined Nevion in 2010 and has since been driving the companies technology roadmap & engineering architecture, speaking at many broadcast conferences and engaging with the evolution of global broadcast standards. He holds many patents from his work both at Nevion & BT. Andy is also currently a director of the Video Services Forum and a manager of SMPTE. He holds a degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from the university of Sheffield. During his time with BT he was awarded the prestigious Martlesham Gold Medal for technical innovation.
Nevion is a growing and profitable company. It is privately owned.