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CEO and Board

CEO and Board

Kristen Berli (1957)


Kristen has been working for more than 35 years in the E&P industry. In addition to extensive experience from the exploration side of various oil companies and NPD as Geophysicist and Exploration Manager, he has worked for 11 years as VP Business Development with MC PGS Europe and New Ventures. He comes to the CEO job in Seismic Partner from the position as SVP Exploration and Business Development in North Energy.

Haakon Korshavn (1963)


Haakon is currently serving as consultant and partner at Summarum. Extensive experience in management, finance, strategy and business development. He has served in small and middle-sized service companies in the oil & gas industry, and has held positions as General Manager, CFO, COO, consultant and investor. Haakon is entrepreneurial experienced and has established several companies and holds an MSc in Economics and Business Administration.

Helge Aven (1953)

Board member

Helge has more than 30 years’ experience within programming, databases and system development, data preparation and integration of geodata. He has developed many products in the geo domain including merging of seismic, velocity cubes, depth conversion and viewing of seismic data. Experience from oil and service companies in a range of positions. In addition, he has founded and co-founded successful service companies within the E&P domain. Substantial experience from board and management roles, including CEO and Chairperson. 

Jan Terje Ullenes (1959)

Board member

Jan Terje worked for PGS MultiClient 2007-2018 in various senior sales and business development roles, including head of late sales MultiClient Europe. Before PGS he served as CEO of Roxicon, a start-up company specializing in regional seismic data products and services. He has worked his entire career within data, software and services for the E&P industry. Both in operations and sales roles in Norway and internationally for Landmark, IBM, PGS Data Management, Mapware, and Geco.