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.
Silje Therese Gabrielsen
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Silje Gabrielsen joined Nevion in 2015 as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to this, Silje was CFO at Ventelo, a telcom company in the Nordics. Silje holds a Master, Economics, Management Control from the Bodø Graduate School of Business, and an MBA (Strategic Management) from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH).
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).
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.
Nevion is a growing and profitable company. It is privately owned, with the main shareholders being Herkules Private Equity Fund II.
Mr Thuresson has more than 30 years of experience in international high-tech businesses, holding a number of high profile positions in technology and broadcast companies. For 12 years Mr Thuresson worked for the videoconferencing company Tandberg, including 5 years as CEO. Since 2002, he has served as private investor and chairman/board member at several technology companies. Mr Thuresson holds an MSc in Engineering Cybernetics from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
Mr. Agerup is the Chief Executive Officer of Oslotech AS. Previously, he was a General Partner at Nortzone Ventures, which he co-founded in 1994. Mr. Agerup was an Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Co and has served as Chairman of the Board for a number of companies, including T-VIPS AS which was merged with Nevion in 2012. Mr. Agerup holds a BSc in Business Administration and Business economics/HA from the Copenhagen Business School and an MSc from MIT Sloan School.
Gert W. Munthe
Mr. Munthe has over 20 years of senior executive and CEO experience. He served as CEO of Alpharma, Inc., a NYSE-listed pharmaceutical company between 1998 and 2000 and as CEO of NetCom ASA, a leading Norwegian GSM operator from 1993 to 1998. Munthe brought Netcom to profitability four years after commercial launch. This was among the shortest time to profitability among the European GSM-operators. When Munthe left the company it was Norway’s 9th largest company in terms of market capitalisation. Prior to Netcom he was Executive Vice President of Hafslund Nycomed, a Norwegian pharmaceuticals and energy group and later CEO of Nycomed Imaging, the pharmaceuticals company from 1988 to 1993. From 1983 to 1987 he worked at McKinsey & Company both in Scandinavia and New York.
Mr. Munthe holds a degree in economics and statistics (ex. oecon) from the University of Oslo, and an MBA and an MIA (Master of International Affairs) from Columbia University in New York.
Mr. 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. Mr. Heinzer has been instrumental in the company’s M&A activities and currently serves Nevion as Manager for Strategic Projects. He holds a Master’s Degree in Electronics and Data communication from the University of Hamburg.