Corporate Management

KENNETH RAGNVALDSEN

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
DATA RESPONS AS

Ragnvaldsen trained as a business economist and has an MBA from BI Norwegian School of Management. He worked in finance, sales and marketing for three years before joining Data Respons in 1995. He was previously the Sales & Marketing Director of Data Respons ASA and appointed CEO in 2003.

 

RUNE WHAL

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
DATA RESPONS AS

Wahl holds a Siviløkonom degree (four-year program in economics and business administration) from BI Norwegian school of Management and has an MBA degree from INSEAD in France. He joined Data Respons as CFO in 2005. Previously, he has been CFO in Tandberg Storage ASA and has had various management positions within finance in Atea, Orkla and DNV GL.

SEBASTIAN EIDEM

Chief Communications Officer (CCO)
DATA RESPONS AS

Eidem holds a bachelor in Political Science from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), and a Master in Political Economy from the Norwegian Business School (BI). Eidem headed a political office working for student rights and welfare (2007- 2008), worked with intelligence in the Norwegian armed forces (2008-2010), worked as an Account Director in the PR agency Gambit H+K (2012-2018), as Head of Communication, PR and Media in Get and as Communication Manager in Telia Norway (2018 – 2019), before joining Data Respons in 2019.

JØRN E. TOPPE

MANAGING DIRECTOR
DATA RESPONS SOLUTIONS

Toppe has an MSc in cybernetics from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). He worked with seismic exploration in various positions at GECO and was one of the founders of Data Respons back in 1986. Toppe was responsible for R&D Services before appointed Managing Director of Data Respons Norway in 2002. He is now Managing Director for the Solution Business Unit in Data Respons.

IVAR A. MELHUUS SEHM

MANAGING DIRECTOR
DATA RESPONS R&D SERVICES

Sehm holds an MSc in Electronic & Electrical Engineering from the Heriot-Watt University in Scotland and a BSc in Electronic & Electrical Engineering from Oslo University College (HiO). Sehm has an extensive background from the embedded industry and has previously worked at the Norwegian Army Material Command, Sysdeco AS, and Geoteam Exploration.

JOHAN JACOBSSON

MANAGING DIRECTOR
SYLOG

Jacobsson is one of the founders of Sylog and Profinder. He has a background in consulting, sales and business administration. Previously has been Sales and Consultant Manager of Sylog and appointed Managing Director in 2009.

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KIM FAHRENHOLTZ

MANAGING DIRECTOR
TECHPEOPLE

Fahrenholtz has more than 20 years experience from product development services companies. He founded TechPeople in 2010. Prior to this, he founded Embedit, a company specializing in design and development of embedded software, microelectronics and mechanics.

DR. CHRISTIAN KUKA

MANAGING DIRECTOR
MICRODOC

Kuka graduated from the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg with a diploma in computer science and holds a doctor of natural sciences with focus on data stream processing. He has been working as a researcher at OFFIS – Institute for Information Technology before joining MicroDoc as software engineer in 2016. Kuka has been Managing Director at MicroDoc GmbH since 2019.

FLORIAN ÖHLSCHLEGEL

MANAGING DIRECTOR
MICRODOC

Öhlschlegel holds an MBE from Steinbeis University Berlin and has a diploma in Business Informatics. Before he joined MicroDoc in 2019, he had several positions as Finance Manager and was Managing Director of a subsidiary of the Käfer Group.

DR. HEIDI SAUER 

MANAGING DIRECTOR
EPOS CAT

Sauer, holds a Doctorate Degree of Law at the Paris-Lodron-University Salzburg. Joined EPOS CAT in 2006 as director of finance and controlling. Previously team member of an auditing firm in Ingolstadt. Sauer has been Managing Director at EPOS CAT GmbH since 2014.

DR. ANDREAS LASSMANN

MANAGING DIRECTOR
IT SONIX & XPURE

Lassmann has a Master in Computer Science and Economics from the University of Leipzig. His dissertation titled “Co-Browsing for internet based service and support processes” was finished in 2008 at the University of Leipzig. Lassmann was one of the founders and CEO of ITCampus in 1999, until it was sold to Software AG in 2009 – employing over 100 software developers. In 2011, he co-founded ITSonix with his brother. Lassmann is today the Managing Director of ITSonix and Xpure.

MARTIN LAMPINEN

MANAGING DIRECTOR
INCONTEXT

Lampinen holds BSc in Electronic & Electrical Engineering from the Högskolan Dalarna University in Sweden. He has an extensive background within the automotive industry and has previously worked at the truck manufacturer Scania in Södertälje, Sweden.

EDIBA HASTOR

MANAGING DIRECTOR
DONAT IT

Hastor has a degree in mathematics from the University of Regensburg. After studying, Hastor started working in IT as a developer. In 2008 she came to Donat IT GmbH and went through various departments. Hastor has been managing director of Donat IT GmhH since 2015.

 

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GUILLAUME WOLF

MANAGING DIRECTOR
DATARESPONS FRANCE

Wolf  has a Master in Finiace from the Business school in Grenoble. He started as an intern in AKKA Detroit while studying. After finishing school, he worked in AKKA for two years as a member of the Merger & Acquisition team. Prior to the lauch of Data Respons France, he was executive assistant & project manager for Mauro Ricci (CEO of AKKA). Wolf has been managing director of Data Respons France Since 2020.