Kudos
 

Team

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Ole Vidar Hestaas

Co-Founder and CEO

Seasoned serial entrepreneur, started IndustriData, Statsjobb, MobileAxept and Tide Forsikring. Founded Kudos to teach young people to use social media to build a better world.

 

 

Christian Vebner 

Co-Founder, Technology

Christian holds a Masters in Cybernetics and co-founded a successful IT company, HANO AS 

 
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Natia Verulashvili

Operations

Education expert, launched projects to improve education 

 

 

Pam Kerwin

Product Management and Marketing

COO of Luminous Publishing and GeoVector, VP and GM of Pixar Animation Studios. 

 
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Jarl Ulvin

Finance and Investment

Stellar career in Investment Banking, managed numerous capital markets and M&A transactions 

 

 

JJ Jay

Product Development

Technical director for blockbuster films at DreamWorks and Pixar, managed product engineering at GeoVector, Pixar Interactive, Bell Labs, and his game development company

 

 

Clinton Ratanatray

Director

Successful career in corporate banking, architecture and hospitality businesses.

 

 

Geoff Selzer

Advisor and Product Designer

CEO of Luminous Publishing, Vice President of Creative Development and Production at Disney Interactive 

 

 

Jim Mainard

Business Development

EVP Digital Strategy and New Business Development for DreamWorks Animation, key executive at Fandango Now, engineer on Hubble Space Telescope.

 

 

Patrick Hourigan

Business Development

Professional with international experience in software development, material sciences, financial services and luxury resort development.

 

 

Jan Grønbech

Advisor

Head of Google Norway, leading role in Norway’s media industry at Aftenposten, Scandinavia Online and DoubleClick Norway.

 

 

Jeff Kirkley

Advisor

Executive-level financial and operating experience, co-founded FusionSeven, CFO for Tradescape, Inc. 

 

 

Keith Winter

Advisor

CEO/President/COO positions at six companies, senior positions at Disney Interactive, Electronic Arts Seattle and Trion Worlds. 

 

 

Christian Snudt

Advisor

 Seasoned investor in real estate passionate about technology and gaming.

 


David Bell

Advisor

Financial management career in semiconductors, network software, social networking (including Instagram) start-ups.

 
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Margaret Bell

Finance

Finance, accounting, and compliance experience, CFO and VP Finance roles at growing startups.

 

 

John Lindstrom

Corporate Counsel

 

Attorney, Lindstrom Law Firm, Managing director, PwCThomson Reuters Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, and Chairman of the Board

 

 

Stephan Eriksen

Developer

Full stack, Lead Developer, MSc from NTNU Norway. Co-founder of Work-Work, Konjekt, and Framephotoapp. 

 

 

Julia Paulasaari

Administrator

Degree in Business Administration,  speaks three languages fluently.

 

 

 

Silje Larsen

Moderation Manager

Experienced in security moderation, customer support and user satisfaction. 

 

 

Jody Cramer

Customer Support

Degree in Business Marketing, excels at recruiting and creating productive work teams.

 

 

Sue Anita Solberg 

Moderator

Degree in economics, was Regional Manager of several clothing chains, experience in sales, HR, accounting, management and marketing. 

 

 

Alberto Pena Rebaque 

Senior Moderator

Law Graduate from the University of Cadiz in Spain, Master’s Degree in Human Rights. Member of a Bar Association and is qualified as Court Solicitor.

 

 

Rose Giang Phan 

Moderator

Master’s degree in Marketing, experienced in product management, branding and marketing in the Asia Pacific region marketing, fluent in Vietnamese ,Korean and Japanese.