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From small beginnings to a global footprint

Huddlestock has transformed and developed since springing out of a tech incubator at the University of Stavanger, and now lists some of the world largest financial players as customers. The company has global ambitions, and with pipeline projects across the world it is well positioned for further growth in the near future.



John E. Skajem is the Chief Executive Officer of Huddlestock Fintech AS. John E. joined Huddlestock with a long carrier and experience from the financial industry. Over the years John E. has gained a thorough understanding of all aspects of the financial services industry. John E. has hands on experience from Investments Banks, Asset Managers to large global universal banks with management position while working in Chicago, NYC, London, Paris, and Oslo.

Mr. Våge is a Certified public accountant and auditor with extensive experience from firms such as PricewaterhouseCoopers and Sparebank 1.
Paul has a bachelor degree in auditing and has extensive experience as CFO in various industries.

Peter van Kleef is co-founder of Huddlestock Systems GmbH which developed Huddlestock’s B2B platform for BNP Paribas. Peter has extensive experience in the asset management industry having initiated and supervised numerous large scale projects in the asset management  and banking industry. 

Mr. Vegaya has a diverse background including banking and IT project management in Australia as well as a developing a blueprint to commercialise the sports industry in Malaysia. Bachelor of Commerce from the University of New South Wales and alumni of the Oxford Fintech Program by Said Business School, University of Oxford.

Board of Directors

Øyvind is a serial entrepreneur with more than 20 years of experience in starting and scaling companies in various industries. Notably Cyviz AS – with offices globally, and Vision Io AS, a leading optic camera provider to the Oil and gas industry

Murshid is an entrepreneur that is a Phd candidate in Economics, and holds a master’s degree from Grenoble Ecole de Management. He has more than 10 years of experience in building and leading companies, mostly within fintech and renewable energy.

Per Øyvind is an investor and entrepreneur in Norway, founding PXO, Quickflange and other successful companies. He has more than 20 years of experience from developing businesses and growing companies in various industries. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Financial Management from BI Business School.