San Francisco

Sentralbord

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E-post:sanfrancisco@innovationnorway.no

Besøksadresse

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

Postadresse

Ansatte

Arne Hans Tonning

VENTURE CAPITALIST

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Mobil: +14159922421

avdeling: San Francisco

Arne joined Innovation Norway San Francisco and Silicon Valley in august 2014. Since 2008 he has been a General Partner at Alliance Venture, a venture capital firm investing in early stage tech companies from a main base in Oslo, Norway. Prior to becoming a venture capitalist, Arne was a management consultant at Capgemini specializing on the telecom and media industries. He built extensive experience as an advisor to tech companies within business development and new market entry, working for the Norwegian Trade Council/Innovation Norway in London. Arne started his professional career as a research scientist at SINTEF Telecom and Informatics developing wireless technologies and microwave electronics. Arne holds BSc and MSc degrees in electrical engineering from Georgia Tech and an MBA from Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University.

Gro Eirin Dyrnes

Regional Director Americas & Director Innovation Norway San Francisco & Silicon Valley

Tlf: +16507990551

Mobil: +16507990551

avdeling: San Francisco

Gro Dyrnes joined Innovation Norway San Francisco and Silicon Valley in August 2014. Her former position was SVP Corporate Staff and Support in Innovation Norway, based in Oslo. She has also had the role as regional director for Western Europe and the Nordics and It-director in the same company. Her first start-up experience was as a consultant for the Norwegian Trade Council in London, UK, and later as management for hire in a Norwegian tech company in the US. With a business degree from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business administration, and Universita Commericiale Luigi Bocconi, as well as a Psychology degree from the University of Oslo, she began her career as a consultant in Accenture. Gro currently holds positions at the boards of Visitnorway and Nordic Innovation House.

Karina Sem Glømmi

Konsulent

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avdeling: San Francisco

Kelly Ratchinsky

Rådgiver

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Mobil: +15615123845

avdeling: San Francisco

Lisbeth B. Smestad

PROGRAM MANAGER, THE NORWEGIAN SCHOOL OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP & THE RESEARCH AND EDUCATIONAL NETWORK

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avdeling: San Francisco

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.

Rebecca Scheel

Spesialrådgiver

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Mobil: +16465916797

avdeling: San Francisco

Åse Pettersen Bailey

PROGRAM MANAGER TECH INCUBATOR (TINC). INDUSTRY SPECIALIST ITC & HEALTH

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Mobil: +16504301314

avdeling: San Francisco

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.

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