Careers Team Mission


We are a senior team of mathematicians, software engineers, designers and business developers. The team has experience from Google, Medallia, Intelligent Trading, Citadel – to mention a few.

Øyvind Grotmol, MSc

Founder, CEO & CTO

Øyvind has 12 years of experience as a tech entrepreneur. He was Director of Research & Innovation at Medallia and VP at Energy Micro, and did AI research as Senior Scientist at Brain Corp. Øyvind earned medals at international competitions in mathematics, physics and programming.

Per Christian Moan, PhD

Co-founder, Chief Mathematician

Per Christian holds a PhD from Cambridge, and completed two post-docs. He brings 10 years experience of modelling financial markets at Intelligent Trading.

Taral Seierstad, PhD

Research scientist

Taral holds a doctoral degree in mathematics, a master’s degree in law, and has software development experience from BEKK and Intelligent Trading.

Rune Fevang, MSc

Lead software engineer

Rune brings eight years experience from Google HQ and Opera, and is merited in programming competitions, including placing 5th in TopCoder Open.

Børge Nordli, MSc

Software architect

Børge has nine years of developer experience from Google, Microsoft and Bouvet. He is a merited contestant from international mathematical and programming contests, including a silver medal at the ACM ICPC World’s Finals.

Asgeir Hoem, BA

Head of Product Design

Asgeir has seven years experience designing web and mobile products, and was the lead product designer and CEO at

Andreas Flåt Aglen, MSc

Chief Operating Officer

Andreas comes from the role as Engagement Manager at McKinsey. He holds a MSc degree in Industrial Economics and Technology Management from NTNU.

Leif Arne Bakker

Director of Product

Leif Arne has 17 years of technology experience, including roles as CEO of Appstax Technologies, Managing Director of Designit, Principal at BEKK, and CTO at Capgemini.

Erlend Aune, PhD

Director of Data Science

Erlend holds a PhD in statistics from NTNU, and brings five years of experience as Chief Data Scientist at Intelligent Communication and Director of Analysis and Insight at Amedia.

Board of directors

Ola Snøve, PhD & MBA


Ola holds a PhD in bioinformatics from NTNU, and an MBA from INSEAD. He is Investment Director at Aker ASA, and Chairman of Aker BioMarine AS.

Lars Aasland Grotmol, BSc

Board member

Lars is currently a founding partner of a successful London-based hedge fund. Previously worked at Goldman Sachs and Citadel, one of the world’s largest hedge fund managers with $25B AUM.

Ole Petter Kjerkreit, MBA

Board member

Ole Petter is currently Investment Director at Stenshagen Invest. He was previously Head of Research at ABG Sundal Collier, where he was consistently ranked as Norway’s top analyst within IT and telecom.

Martin Gjølme, MBA

Board member

Martin brings five years of experience as Associate Principal at McKinsey and six years of experience as Director at private equity firm 3i Group.


Børge Hald, MBA


Børge Hald is the founder and CEO of Medallia, which is ranked #22 on the Forbes Cloud 100 list and backed by Sequoia Capital.

Gaute Ulltveit-Moe, MBA


Gaute is the Head of Nordea Markets Norway, and was part of starting Arctic Securities in the role as Head of International Sales.

Peder Strand, MSc


Peder brings 12 years of experience as responsible for IT/Technology at Arctic Securities corporate finance and as head of equities and credit research at SEB Enskilda.