Geir Førre is Managing Partner in Firda, the largest shareholder in Airthings. Firda invest in ambitious Norwegian technology companies with global ambitions. Geir holds a M.Sc in Electrical Engineering. He started his career as a research scientist at SINTEF before becoming a serial entrepreneur who founded and led Chipcon and Energy Micro, two successful Norwegian semiconductor companies, from inception to exit. He was also the founding investor and Chair of Prox Dynamics, who pioneered a whole new industry within Nano UAV helicopters. Besides being the Chair of Airthings since 2015, Geir is the Chair of Disruptive Technologies and Zivid.
Lyv Dyrnes is CFO of Klaveness Combination Carriers ASA. Dyrnes has 14 years’ experience in the shipping and finance industries and has held several positions within finance and treasury in the Torvald Klaveness group. Dyrnes holds a Master of Science in Finance from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH).
Lars Boilesen is the CEO of Otello Corporation (formerly Opera Software ASA). He has extensive experience in both sales and marketing at the Lego Group, Tandberg and at Alcatel-Lucent. Boilesen served on the board of directors for Opera (now Otello) from 2007 to 2009 until he became CEO. Boilesen earned his bachelor's degree in business economics from Aarhus School of Business in Denmark and a postgraduate diploma from Kolding Business School, and moved to Norway in 1997.