Chief Executive Officer
Kristian Nesbak was one of the founders of Falcon, who became the market leader in financial information services in Norway and Sweden. In 1994, Falcon was purchased by Reuters, and Kristian became responsible for their Internet products in the Nordic countries. Kristian founded Infront together with Morten Lindeman in 1998.
Chief Technology Officer
Morten Lindeman has experience in the financial/IT industry from Falcon and Reuters. He developed consumer applications and distribution systems for real-time information. He is a specialist in market data and trading systems. Morten founded Infront together with Kristian Nesbak in 1998.
Chief Financial Officer & HR Director
Svein-Erik Klemetsen joined Infront as Chief Financial Officer in August 2009. He offers a broad experience from financial planning, mergers & acquisitions and financial control, as well as strategic business development. Prior to joining Infront, Svein-Erik worked for companies like Telenor, Orkla Media, Schibsted ASA and Dagbladet. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master of Business Administration and Strategy from the University of Lund in Sweden.
Ole Christian Lappen
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Ole Christian Lappen offers years of experience in International Sales and Sales Management roles in the software services industry. He also has experience working as a recruiter for the IT and Telecom industry in Scandinavia. During the past 5 years he has been a key contributor to Trolltech’s success (acquired by NOKIA) acting as the Regional Sales Manager for EMEA. Ole Christian graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems (MIS) from University of South Carolina in the United States.
Head of Development
Erling Olaussen has worked for companies such as Reuters, Thales and Owera. He has been a systems developer, development manager and project manager for real-time financial information systems and IP Telephony systems. Erling has a Bachelors degree in Computer Science from University of California at Santa Barbara, and a Master of Management degree from the Norwegian School of Management (BI).
CEO Infront Sweden
Ken Riggio is the CEO for The Online Trader Sweden AB responsible for Infront's business operations in Sweden, Finland and the Baltic region. Ken has a long history in the Nordic financial markets, joining Infront most recently from Reuters where he spent over 8 years managing and selling the Reuters First product line and running the Reuters order-routing platforms (ROR & RTEx). Previously, he spent 2 years at ABN Amro in Stockholm and 4 years at SIX Telekurs.
Head of Business Development & Partners
Joachim Rosli is a co-owner and has been with Infront since 2000. He has more than 15 years' experience from the financial service industry including business development, product management, project management, partner management and market data procurement. Rosli holds an M.Sc degree from the Norwegian School of Marketing and City University Business School in London.
Head of Front-End Development
Hallvard Vassbotn has many years experience as a professional programmer. During his years at Falcon and Reuters, he was the lead developer of the Reuters First end-user application. As an acknowledged Borland Delphi expert, Hallvard writes articles for The Delphi Magazine.