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    Våre kontorer i USA

    Du kan ta direkte kontakt med våre kontorer i New York, San Fransisco, Houston eller Washington DC.

     

    Vårt kontor i New York

    WeWork @ Bryant Park
    54 W 40th Street
    New York, NY 10018

     

     

    Ansatte

    • Hege Vibeke Barnes
      Hege Vibeke Barnes
      Kontorleder/Markedsspesialist
      Hege er ansvarlig for den strategiske utviklingen og den daglige driften av kontoret i New York. Med 20 års erfaring innen internasjonalisering, forretningsstrategi, markedsføring og kommunikasjon, har Hege utviklet et omfattende nettverk i Nord-Amerika. Hege satte i gang bygging og vekst av vårt vellykkede Global Entrepreneurship Marketing-program, Norway New York Accelerator, Nordic Innovation House - New York samt flere vellykkede markedsførings- og kommunikasjonskampanjer for VisitNorway. Hege har en master i internasjonal virksomhet og en bachelor i internasjonalisering.
    • Antonio Raposo
      Antonio Raposo
      Seniorrådgiver
      Tony har vært hos Innovasjon Norge siden 2001. Han spesialiserer seg på å hjelpe gründere og innovative SMBer med deres amerikanske forretningsutvikling, og hjelpe dem med å kommersialisere nye produktideer og løsninger for industri- og detaljmarkeder. Tony har erfaring med å jobbe i en rekke sektorer, alt fra produksjon og avanserte materialer til husholdningsprodukter, ITC og digitale medier.
    • Beate Christin Gran
      Beate Christin Gran
      Markedsspesialist/Seniorrådgiver
      Beate har omfattende kunnskap og lang erfaring fra den amerikanske reiselivsbransjen, og har sitt spesieltfagfelt innenfor prosjektledelse og forbruker-markedsføring, kampanjer, annonsering og sosiale medier. Beate begynte i Innovasjon Norge i New York i 2007, og kommer fra en mangfoldig og akademisk bakgrunn fra reiseliv, digitale medier og markedsføring – og har utviklet og levert uttallige kampanjer for og med Visit Norway og norsk reiselivs industri i en årrekke. Med et utbredt, etablert nettverk i amerikansk media og plattformer, byråer og med influensere – er hennes lidenskaplige og personlige mål å igjen få Norge tilbake på topp Hot Destination Lists post-Coronavirus i 2021 i USA!
    • DD
      David DiGrigorio
      Bransjespesialist
      David begynte i Innovasjon Norge i 2014 som spesialkonsulent med lang erfaring innen destinasjonsmarkedsføring, digital markedsføring, merkevarebygging, PR og kommunikasjon. David har et omfattende nettverk i den nordamerikanske reisebransjen, og er ansvarlig for å planlegge og gjennomføre online og offline markedsføringsaktiviteter i samarbeid med amerikanske og norske reisepartnere, samt jobbe med den nordamerikanske reiselivsbransjen for å bidra og støtte opp om økt produksjon av turer og programmer til Norge.
    • JS
      Jannik Grodt Schmidt
      Seniorrådgiver
    • OF
      Ola Forsstrom-Olsson
      Seniorrådgiver
      Ola har 10+ års erfaring fra å være gründer- som grunnlegger og administrerende direktør for et venture-støttet bioinformatikkfirma som bygde opp globalt salg til farmasøytiske selskaper, bioteknologiselskaper og ledende forskningsuniversiteter, med de fleste kunder i USA. Han flyttet til NYC i 2011, hvor han startet et ledelseskonsulentfirma, hvor han utelukkende fokuserte på snuoperasjoner og vekst for teknologiselskaper i tidlig fase. Han har en akademisk bakgrunn i ingeniørfysikk og medisin fra Lund University, Sverige, hvor han spesialiserte seg i matematikk.

     

    Vårt kontor i San Fransisco

    Nordic Innovation House
    470 Ramona Street
    Palo Alto, CA 94301-1707

    Innovation Norway / Royal Norwegian Consulate General
    575 Market Street, Suite 3950
    San Francisco, CA 94105

     

    Ansatte

    • AB
      Alexander Bergo
      Avdelingsleder
    • KR
      Kelly Ratchinsky
      Rådgiver
      Kelly Ratchinsky is passionate about innovation in the cleantech, marine, and mobility industries. She has been a Project Manager for Innovation Norway since joining in December 2018. Kelly manages finding new growth opportunities for Norway; seeking both Invest in Norway and Export opportunities. Kelly is an Ocean Engineer who worked as an Offshore Project Engineer laying oil pipelines in the Gulf of Mexico. She earned her MSc Ocean Engineering with a focus on autonomous vehicles and renewable energy systems.
    • LS
      Lisbeth B. Smestad
      Program manager, The Norwegian School of Entrepreneurship & The Research and Educational Network
      Mobil:
      Lisbeth has been with the San Francisco office since 1990, prior to that she was the chancellor at the Norwegian Consulate General in San Francisco. For the past 10+ years, Lisbeth has been the program manager for the Norwegian School of Entrepreneurship (Gründerskolen), an academic internship summer program for Norwegian master students. She also manages the Research and Educational Network (REN), a professional network focused on elearning, edtech and competence development. Having lived in the San Francisco Bay Area for 40 years, Lisbeth has an extensive local network - with special emphasis on entrepreneurship, as well as the edtech, energy and IT sectors.
    • RS
      Rebecca Scheel
      Spesialrådgiver
      Rebecca Scheel has spent the last 15 years looking at economic development under different lenses. First as a researcher at the OECD in Paris, then managing an accelerator program in Copenhagen helping Danish startups enter the US market and fundraise, after which she worked as an entrepreneur. Rebecca joined Innovation Norway in May 2018 and currently employs her vast experience in bridging the gap between large tech companies looking for opportunities in the Nordic Region, primarily focusing on clean energy. She has an Executive MBA, an MA in international politics and a certificate in clean energy. While a Silicon Valley native, Rebecca speaks fluent Danish and French, and is working on her Norwegian.
    • ÅB
      Åse Pettersen Bailey
      Program Manager Tech Incubator (TINC). Industry Specialist ITC & Health
      Åse joined Innovation Norway San Francisco in 2005 and has promoted business opportunities for Norwegian companies and organizations in the US market and managed the resulting business development projects. Åse is the program director of TINC, our technology incubator program, and an industry specialist in IT and Digital Health. She has lived in Silicon Valley for 20+ years working at local startups, hardware and software companies. She has over 10 years experience in international product development and release, including 5+ years managing global products at a major enterprise software company in Silicon Valley. Åse has en extensive network in Silicon Valley and leading global IT environments.

     

    Vårt kontor i Houston

    Tlf: +1 713 620 4260
    E-post: houston@innovasjonnorge.no

    3410 W. Dallas, Suite 200
    77019 Houston TX

     

    • Kari Anne Lien
      Kari Anne Lien
      Seniorrådgiver
      Kari Anne Lien is Manager Energy & Renewables at our Houston office. Kari Anne focuses on the existing energy market in Texas, but also advices on and further develops opportunities for Norwegian companies within the emerging renewables and clean energy market. Kari Anne has a background from the energy industry, with several years in global roles at ExxonMobil. She has worked the last three years assisting Norwegian companies in Houston by facilitating various networking events, establishing and managing strategic partnerships with industry clusters, industry associations, city administrations, innovation hubs and academia in her role as Senior Advisor at the Norwegian Consulate General in Houston. She has an extensive network and close contact with relevant public and private stakeholders, and high-level contacts within the major energy companies. She has excellent analytical skills and is experienced in communicating market insight and industry trends and foresights for promotional as well as market entry purposes. Kari Anne has a Business Administration (Siviløkonom) degree from Norges Handelshøyskole NHH with specialization in financial management and economics.
    • Ken Huste
      Ken Huste
      Maritime Project Lead/Seniorrådgiver
      Ken Huste joined the Houston office in September 2014. He has a BA in International Marketing and Public Relations from the University of Houston, with +15 years of international sales, marketing and origination experience in the offshore, maritime, and energy industries, having worked for companies such as Ship Equip, Glamox AquaSignal, and Eureka Pumps. Ken has also spent a number of those years working as Sales and Operations Manager for the Four Seasons Hotel. Ken has lived in Houston since 1985 and is fluent in English and Norwegian.

     

    Vårt kontor i Washington DC

    Tlf: +1 202 333 6000
    E-post: washington@innovationnorway.no

    2730 34th Street, N.W.
    20008 Washington

     

    • EG
      Einar Irgens Gustafson
      Spesialrådgiver
      Einar Gustafson is the Counselor for Defense Industry Cooperation at the Norwegian Embassy in Washington, DC. In this role he is the focal point for all interaction between the Norwegian Government and Norwegian defense and security industry in the United States. He is responsible for Norwegian Ministry of Defence (MoD) delegations to all major defense-industrial events in the US, and serves as a valued advisor to MoD leadership on issues such American protectionism and closer integration of Norway's defense industry in the American defense-industrial base.