Board members

Geir Førre


Geir Førre is Managing Partner in Firda, the largest shareholder in Airthings. Firda invest in ambitious Norwegian technology companies with global ambitions. Geir holds a M.Sc in Electrical Engineering. He started his career as a research scientist at SINTEF before becoming a serial entrepreneur who founded and led Chipcon and Energy Micro, two successful Norwegian semiconductor companies, from inception to exit. He was also the founding investor and Chair of Prox Dynamics, who pioneered a whole new industry within Nano UAV helicopters. Besides being the Chair of Airthings since 2015, Geir is the Chair of Disruptive Technologies and Zivid.

Liv Dyrnes

Board Member

Lyv Dyrnes is CFO of Klaveness Combination Carriers ASA. Dyrnes has 14 years’ experience in the shipping and finance industries and has held several positions within finance and treasury in the Torvald Klaveness group. Dyrnes holds a Master of Science in Finance from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH).

Emma Tryti

Board Member

Emma is CEO of Kron, and has long experience from innovation management. She has i.a. been a management member of Vipps since inception, as CCO Commerce and Invoice. Prior to joining Vipps she worked with private equity transactions at Danske Bank Capital Markets, and has had several research and management positions within banking, finance and insurance, as well as in the sports industry. Emma is driven by innovation, and gets energized by creating new solutions that make everyday life easier. Emma holds a Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics with a MSc in mathematics and finance from UWA, Australia.

Karin Berg

Board Member

Karin Berg is an experienced commercial leader with deep knowledge from consumer oriented businesses. Karin is currently chief growth officer in the technology and logistics start-up Prior to this she was managing director B2C in Komplett group, and marketing director in Carlsberg. She has more than 6 years of management consulting experience from McKinsey and Bearingpoint, and has co-founded the online retail brand Berg & Berg. Karin holds a MSc in Economics from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH).

Aksel L. Svindal

Board Member

Aksel Lund Svindal is a Norwegian former World Cup alpine ski racer. He’s a two-time overall World Cup champion, an Olympic gold medalist in super-G, and a five-time World Champion in downhill, giant slalom, and super combined. Experienced in building performance culture after competing at the highest level in sports for 15 years, Svindal has been a seed investor for more than five years and joined Airthings Board of Directors in 2019.

Chloe Waller

Employee representative to the board

Chloe Waller has 15 years of experience in the high tech industry in sales leadership, strategic partnerships development and P&L management roles. She worked in the semiconductor, payment and biometric security industry prior to joining Airthings. Chloe is currently VP of Sales for North America. She holds a Masters of Science in Engineering from IP Paris (Telecom SudParis) and lives in Austin, TX.

Niklas Norin

Employee representative to the board

Niklas Norin has over 10 years of experience in developing wireless embedded software within the IoT space. He currently holds the position of Embedded Software Manager at Airthings. Before joining Airthings, he worked for Texas Instruments and Disruptive Technologies. He holds a master's degree in Electrical Engineering from Linköping University.

Investor relations contact

Jeremy Gerst


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Evelien Jacobs

Press contact

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Øyvind Birkenes


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