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Michael has 25 years of experience in the global software business. Michael most recently comes from Qmatic Group, a Swedish software and hardware company in the Customer Experience Management space where he was the CEO. Prior experiences include the CEO position at Boss Media (Gaming Entertainment Software) and the CEO position at IFS (ERP software). Furthermore Michael has held several non-executive directorships in various tech companies and currently he holds two board positions, Fingerprint Cards and Paxport.

Petter Ole Jakobsen

Chief Technology Officer

Petter Ole Jakobsen, born in 1961, was co-founder of Peak Broadcast Systems, which merged with RT-SET to form Vizrt in 2000, when he became Chief Technology Officer.  He is the key developer of Vizrt’s market leading software.  Prior to Peak, Mr. Jakobsen was senior developer with the news department of Norway's TV 2.

Dr. Stephan Würmlin Stadler

Chief Product Officer

Dr. Stephan Würmlin Stadler, born in 1975, joined Vizrt late 2010 as part of Vizrt's acquisition of LiberoVision and became Vizrt's Executive Vice President Sports. He has been Chief Product Officer since April 2016.

Stephan co-founded LiberoVision and served as its CEO ever since its incorporation in 2006. He holds a PhD degree and a Master of Computer Science, both from ETH Zurich, the leading Swiss technology university. During his PhD, Stephan developed the software that later formed the core of LiberoVision's 3D sports enhancement technology. He also holds an Executive Diploma in "Managing Growth in Technology Firms" from the University of St. Gallen (HSG). For his work at LiberoVision, Stephan has been named finalist of Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur Of The Year in 2010.

Esben Ravn Olesen

Chief Financial Officer

Esben has 30 years of experience working in senior executive positions. For the last 6 years, he worked as CFO at Tobii AB, a Swedish Tech company, which was successfully listed on Nasdaq Stockholm in 2015. Prior experience includes working as both as CFO, CEO, Investment banker and auditor in an International environment. He is a CPA and holds a Master of Science form Copenhagen Business School.

Nina Seter

Executive VP Global Human Resources

Based in Vizrt’s headquarter in Bergen, Norway,  Nina Seter, born in 1970, joined Vizrt in May 2014 as VP Global Human Resources, before she became the EVP Global Human Resources in August 2015. Prior to joining Vizrt, Nina Seter was a part of the corporate management team in the global enterprise TTS Group ASA, as the Corporate VP HR & HSE. In addition she has several years of experience from the management group in an international energy company, overall responsible for HR.

Nina has a B.A in logistics and administration from Bergen University College in addition to organizational and personnel psychology from the University of Bergen.

Armin Kaltenhauser

President Vizrt EMEA

Armin Kaltenhauser, born in 1969,  joined Vizrt mid 2003. Before taking his position as President Vizrt EMEA, he was Executive VP SEMEA. Prior to his engagement with Vizrt, Armin founded a multimedia company in Austria in which he worked as sales and project manager for 7 years. He holds a Master of Business Economics from University of Innsbruck.

Michael Namatinia

President Vizrt APAC

Michael Namatinia, born in 1967, joined Vizrt in mid 2003.  Prior to this, Mr. Namatinia had been working in the TV industry for over a decade as Executive Producer at Reuters TV - East Africa, and later as Chief Production and Operations in Ch-2 News Israel.  Before taking his position as President Vizrt APAC in 2009, he was director of sales in Asia.