Executive Management Team
A strong, international management team
QuestBack’s Executive Management Team consists of five highly accomplished and dedicated individuals from Norway, Finland, and Germany.
Chief Executive Officer
Frank joined QuestBack in 2013. He came from the position as the Vice President of the Global Energy Business unit for SAS Inc. SAS is the global leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. In addition he was a member of the Global Executive team for EMEA & AP region covering almost 60% of the global revenue for SAS Inc. Prior to this, Frank was the CEO of SAS Institute AS (Norway). After five years under Møllerop’s leadership, SAS Norway doubled its revenues and received the prestigious “Great place to Work” award in 2007. That same year, Møllerop won the Rosing Award for Norway, which described him as “this year’s IT-executive.” Frank also spent 5 years with PricewaterhouseCoopers heading up the Strategic Changes unit, 5 years with Statoil in Upstream and Downstream and 5 years with the Norwegian Armed Forces in Procurement. Møllerop and holds a Master’s degree in General Business Administration from the Norwegian School of Management, BI.
Senior Executive Vice President Global Operations
Matti joined QuestBack in 2010 as a result of the acquisition of Digium – a Finnish market leader in EFM solutions. Matti has been the CEO of Digium since 2007, and the chairman of the board during years 2004-2009. Prior to Digium, Matti worked at Nokia Corporation in business development; first in strategic projects and then in strategic alliances responsible for the global Nokia – Cisco Systems alliance. Prior to this, Matti’s positions have included business development, m&a, strategy and management within the software industry. Matti has an M.Sc (tech.) from Helsinki University of Technology.
Chief Technology Officer
Oliver joined QuestBack in 2011 as CTO as a result of the acquisition of Globalpark. Oliver was the founder and managing director of WP-Experts and was one of the key architects of the tie-up with Globalpark. Prior to founding WP-Experts, Oliver held several senior positions at Conet, initially in its German office and then for his last three years as CTO of Conet USA. Oliver is the author of numerous books and specialist articles on business portals and internet applications. Oliver is a true thought leader within Customer Experience Management, Social Media and Feedback Management.
Chairman of the Elected Board
Terje has an MSc degree in Financial Economics and a Bachelor of Business and Administration degree from the Norwegian School of Management. He joined Reiten & Co (QuestBack’s majority owner) in 1998 and has been a partner in Reiten & Co since 2001. He has significant financial transaction and structured finance experience in the Nordic market in addition to several years of experience in management and consulting. Terje joined QuestBack as Chairman of the board in 2008.
Senior Executive Vice President Global Execution
Nils Stangnes was appointed as SEVP Global Execution in August 2013, and holds accountability for all QuestBack country operations outside the U.S. Most recently Nils held the position of Country Manager, Norway at HP Software. Prior to this he was nine years in SAS Institute Norway, as country manager and subsequently, as sales director. He has been in sales and general management positions in the software industry for more than 20 years.
Ivar is the co-founder of QuestBack, his current role within the group is Lead Strategist and member of the Executive Board. As an early pioneer in the feedback management industry his accolades include; Market Researcher Of The Year and Entrepreneur Of The Year. Before joining QuestBack, Ivar worked as a management consultant, focusing on strategy and eBusiness. Ivar holds a Bachelor’s degree from the Royal Norwegian Naval Academy and a Master’s degree from the Norwegian School of Management (BI).
On March 31st 2013, Ivar was inteviewed by Adam Bryant at The New York Times about leadership and communication. Read the interview
Interim Chief Financial Officer
Ivar represents QuestBack's majority owner, Reiten & Co, and holds the position as Interim CFO until the search for a permanent candidate to fill this position on the QuestBack Group Management team is finalized. He has extensive experience in strategy and corporate finance from working within management consulting and investment banking.