About

Where planning meets reality

We believe in the profound ability of the human mind. Combined with the right technology there is no limit to what we can do when we are challenged, motivated and nurtured. We have made it our purpose to make life at work simpler, more efficient and more intuitive. Simplifying everything for everyone.

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Our core idea is to improve human business through the use of the right technology.

Technology
We create scalable technology with leading integration capabilities that can be uniquely tailored to our clients’ industries and operations.

And because the best technology demands the best talent, we only employ people who are exceptionally driven and trustworthy. We never compromise on quality when managing, developing and implementing our solutions.

Human Mind
Our culture and everything we do is focused on simplifying processes and operations that can be complicated to the human mind.

We always find new ways to collaborate, capture and visualize data in the simplist, most logical way.

And we do this through our relentless focus on human psychology and innovation.

Business
Our solutions will have an impact on our customers’ business by improving overall daily operations and ultimately increasing output.

We work to be global, and through partners, we will become the go-to competence powerhouse for simplifying complex operations.

We are proud simplifiers creating operational change.

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Our History

Visavi is a spin-off company from the NTNU Research Centre of Integrated Operations and the Institute for Energy Technology. The company was founded by experts on advanced visualization and collaboration design for complex organizations from world-leading research communities.

Visavi has been funded and developed in collaboration with industry leaders.


Management

Are Føllesdal Tjønn
CEO, Chief Executive Officer

More about Are

Prior to joining Visavi December 2020, Are was CEO and founder of ix3 and previously CEO at DNV GL Software – growing the business internationally. Both companies providing the oil and gas, energy and maritime industries with digitalization platforms and asset performance optimization solutions. Are has extensive experience in developing software and building software business as well as insight in the oil and gas, maritime and energy industries.

Are holds a MSc in Computer science and cybernetics from the University of Oslo, has additional education in business management, and has throughout his career enjoyed a diverse variety of leadership roles including board member and executive roles in Energy, Oil & Gas, Maritime, Software-, IT- and cyber security companies as well as consultancy and HR roles.

Anette Gulla Gran
CFO, Chief Financial Officer

More about Anette

Prior to joining Visavi April 2021, Anette held positions in BDO and Ambita. She has broad experience in financial auditing, accounting and project management. Previous roles include Associate, Business Developer and Senior Business Controller.

Anette holds a MSc in Finance from NHH and has additional education in  commerce, management and strategy from BI Norwegian Business School. Throughout her career she has enjoyed implementing new systems and processes to ensure profitable growth.

Øystein Haaland
CTO, Chief Technology Officer

More about Øystein

Øystein joined Visavi September 2020, after a long and extensive career in IBM, where he was CTO and distinguished engineer for Chemicals and Petroleum worldwide. Previous roles in IBM include business development executive, industry framework and chief architecture roles. He have had the globe as his arena and has devoted his career to help IBM develop, and international companies excel through optimal use of, industrial software solutions.

Øystein holds an Engineering degree in Electronics from University of Stavanger and a MBA from Henley Business School.

Kristina Maria Holm
VP, Vice President Business Development

More about Kristina

Kristina re-joined Visavi October 2019, after being Chairman of the Board for Visavi 2016-2018. She has extensive experience from business development and technology management from Oil & Gas and Energy industry, in Statoil (currently Equinor), Hydro, E-CO Energy (currently Hafslund E-CO).

Kristina holds a MSc in Geotechnology from the University of Luleå, MBA from BI and has additional finance and project management education from NHH and NTNU. Throughout her career she has enjoyed a diverse variety of leadership roles including business development, operations & procurement and board positions in technology and consultancy companies, as well as business continuity and consultancy roles.

Kaare J. Finbak
CCSO, Chief Customer Success Officer

More about Kaare

Kaare joined Visavi April 2020. He has more than thirty years experience from Oil & Gas and IT, and have previously worked at the Kongsberg Group, IBM, Tieto, ExxonMobil and Statoil (currently Equinor), focusing on providing the oil & gas and energy business optimization improvements and digitalization solutions.

Kaare holds a MSc in Petroleum prospecting, corresponding degree in System engineering, MBA in Leadership & Strategy, and has throughout his career had several management positions focused on growth and scaling of new business areas.


Careers

We’re hiring!

At Visavi Technology we’re always searching for new ways to collaborate, capture and visualize data in the simplest, most logical way.

Our software Visavi LIVE is an all-in-one coordination and execution solution for complex operational workflows in any type of production facility.

We believe that with the right technology there is no limit to what we can do when we are challenged, motivated and nurtured.

Join us on our quest for simplicity hand https://visavi.com/career/