The perfect idea. Exceptional people. Flawless execution.

We formed the building blocks of Disruptive Technologies in 2013, with a group of technology industry experts with decades of experience in low-power, high-end semiconductors. Since then, we've added experts in cloud computing, production and sales to create a true powerhouse of industry knowledge and a global market perspective. Together we have created a complete sensing solution that is unmatched in size, capability and price. With Disruptive Technologies, the world can truly realize the potential of the Internet of Things.
Plant 4.0 by Total
Norwegian Tech Award
EU Seal of Excellence
British Telecom IoT Operations Award
TÜV SÜD Innovation Award


  • 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
    Chief Executive Officer, Board Member
  • 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.
    Chief Technology Officer
  • 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.
    Chief Product Officer
  • Marian brings 10 years of experience from the semiconductor industry to Disruptive Technologies and a strong track record of growing high tech businesses. Marian held positions in engineering, applications, marketing and sales at Infineon/Qimonda, Silicon Laboratories and Texas Instruments.
    Chief Sales Officer
  • 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.
    Chief Operations Officer
  • Irene holds a Master of Law degree from the University of Zurich, Switzerland and has international work experience with financial services, consulting and industrial companies. She has held leadership positions in companies such as Deloitte and McKinsey and joined Disruptive Technologies from the GC Rieber Group, where she was Chief Operating Officer.
    Irene Philipps
    Director of Business Processes
  • 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.
    Director of Finance


  • OJ Winge leads Ubon Partners, together with Fredrik Halvorsen and Geir L Olsen. 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.
    Chairman of the Board
  • 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.
    Board Member
  • Sindre is a partner with Advokatfirmaet Schjødt AS, a leading Norwegian law firm. He is lead partner at the Bergen office and co-head of corporate advisory and transactions. He specializes in M&A, capital markets, securities and corporate law, as well as private equity and venture capital.
    Board Member
  • Jarle has extensive experience in banking and finance, including several management positions within Nordea. He played a key role in building Norne Securities to become the leading investment bank for savings banks in Norway and was the architect behind the financial strategy of FourPhase as its co-founder and CFO.
    Board Member

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