At Disruptive Technologies our vision is to sense the real world everywhere, and deliver insights anywhere.
We believe that people armed with reliable insight from the real world make better decisions, enabling more sustainable, safe and efficient operations. We call it Connected Change™.

42 Employees • 9 Nationalities • 5 Offices • 3 PhDs

Meet our team

Our marvellous team is bigger than the few persons represented here, but we have started to introduce our team members one at a time, so swing on by our about page at a later time if you are curious to learn more about our team:)

Niklas
Apart from being the social back-bone of our company, Niklas is a code ninja, a thorough thinker, a rational optimist and a swede. He works in the intersection between business and engineering.
Sverre
Our finance guy. Contrary to popular belief, finance guys can actually be really nice! Sverre is living proof of this mind altering fact. Aside from being a spreadsheet guru, Sverre enjoys long journeys in nature by foot or on skis. Being from Bergen he is not shy, so lunch at the office is never boring.
Geir
In addition to being an accomplished well regarded engineering genius, Geir is a food enthusiast, our companies' sour dough expert and a master of subtle intelligent humor. Geir works mainly on the sensor software.

Management Team

Bengt Johannes Lundberg
Bengt has more than 16 years of international operations experience in the telecom industry. He has held numerous global positions within the operations area, and was Executive Vice President Global Operations at Eltek before joining Disruptive Technologies.
Sigve Tjora
Sigve holds a PhD in Signal Processing and was a founding member at 3D­Radar AS. He has experience designing, developing, producing and testing ultra wide­band ground penetrating radars and high-performance ADC ICs. He also has a uniquely diverse experience in system design, RF, digital and software.
Tarjei Vassbotn
Tarjei has over 20 years of product and technology management experience in the United States, Europe and APAC. He was previously global head of Google's IoT Developer Relations and CTO of Scandinavia Online and has founded and sold three technology companies.
Jørgen Tegdan
Jørgen holds an M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and an executive MBA degree. He has 16 years experience managing the product development of world-leading AVR microcontrollers as Vice President of Engineering for Atmel Corporation. He previously held the role of CTO for an optical sensor company.
Grim Iversen
Grim has more than 20 years of experience in business, product and software development. He previously worked as VP of Product Management for Telenor Digital, Senior Product Manager for Google and Technology Director for A-pressen interaktiv. He has worked in small startups and with large online products such as Google Maps.

Board of Directors

OJ Winge
OJ Winge leads Ubon Partners, together with Fredrik Halvorsen. The team has a history of transforming not only companies, but also the industries in which they operate. Among other successes, they are known for making Tandberg the leading global player within the video conferencing industry. OJ now serves as Senior Vice President at Cisco. Previously, he was CEO of Acano, an Ubon Partners portfolio company recently sold to Cisco.
Erik Fossum Færevaag
Erik has a strong background in the semiconductor industry, architecting the world's lowest power microcontroller EFR32 and the world's fastest growing ISM band radio ICs. This background made him believe that the challenges of IoT could be solved. In 2013 he founded Disruptive Technologies and started the journey to recruit the best people in the industry.
Geir Førre
Geir is a serial entrepreneur. He was the founder and CEO of Chipcon and Energy Micro, two successful semiconductor companies focused on radio chips and micro-processors. Today Geir is an active technology investor, investing in Norway-based technology companies with global leadership ambitions.
Kjell Skappel
Kjell is CEO of private investment companies TD Veen AS and Stavanger Venture AS. Previously, he was Regional Director Europe North at Cisco Systems and held several leadership positions at unified communications leader Tandberg, which was acquired by Cisco Systems.
Rowan Trollope
Rowan Trollope is a recognized Silicon Valley leader, and CEO of Five9, a top provider of cloud contact center software. Prior to Five9, he was SVP and General Manager of Cisco’s Applications Group and a member of the Executive Leadership Team, as well as Group President of Sales, Marketing, and Product Development at Symantec.
Aksel Lund Svindal
Askel Lund Svindal is a Norwegian alpine ski racer famous for winning Olympic, World Cup and World Championship gold. Today he is a successful technology investor. Via Norselab and through A Management he brings value to the Norwegian startup scene.
Try it for free
We can't send out free sensors, but we have created a way for you to test out how our sensors would behave in your set-up. Get access to DT Studio and our sensor emulator to test out integrations and have a feel for how sensors are organised and how to work with our API.
Have a go