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Arne Øyen, MSc
Sonitor Technologies Group President and CEO

Mr. Øyen joined Sonitor in 2005 with an extensive background in software development for real time data acquisition and operational visibility. From 1997 to 2005, Mr. Øyen was employed by Schlumberger and led software development to build business applications for acquisition of seismic data to provide near real time, highly detailed views to manage project flow and identify bottlenecks on a worldwide basis. At the Kongsberg Group from 1990 to 1997, he developed software for large air defense and simulation systems, torpedo guidance and passive underwater acoustic systems. Prior to his current position, Mr. Øyen served as Executive Vice President, Systems and Customer Solutions and was involved with nearly all aspects of Sonitor's business, from engineering and software development to customer deployment and support. Mr. Øyen earned a Master's Degree in Engineering Cybernetics from the Norwegian Institute of Technology.

Anne M. Bugge
President and CEO - Sonitor Technologies, Inc.

Ms. Bugge joined Sonitor in 2014 with over 20 years in the medical technology industry holding executive positions in market development, investor relations, marketing, corporate communications and international sales. She helped to build companies from early stage through highly profitable acquisitions by global companies, including ATL Ultrasound, acquired by Philips and SonoSite, acquired by FujiFilm. Ms. Bugge received a BA in journalism from Michigan State University, continued academic studies at the University of Oslo, and completed the Executive Program at Stanford University, Graduate School of Business.

Hannah Tofteberg
Sonitor Technologies Group Chief Financial Officer

Ms. Tofteberg joined Sonitor as Group Chief Financial Officer in 2017 and has nine years of business experience in high technology companies, including project management and product development. Throughout her career, she has worked with a wide variety of clients and collaboration partners including start-ups, SMEs (small-to-medium enterprises) and large-cap companies. Most recently, she was the CFO for Sampson, a biotechnology startup in London, UK. Ms. Tofteberg started her career at Siemens Medical Solutions and was a Research Scientist at SINTEF, Scandinavia's largest independent research organization. She is fluent in Swedish, English, German, French and Norwegian. Ms. Tofteberg received her Master's Degree in Engineering Physics from the University of Lund in Sweden and an MBA from Imperial College in the United Kingdom.

Wilfred E. Booij, PhD
Chief Technology Officer

Dr. Booij joined Sonitor in 2006 as Chief Technology Officer. Since that time, he has led R&D for all Sonitor products, including Sonitor Sense™, the Company's latest generation platform and industry leading technology, from concept to a robust, industrialized product. Prior to Sonitor, Dr. Booij was a Senior Scientist at the Microsystems and Nanotechnology lab at SINTEF, Norway's leading industrial R&D organization, and was a senior engineer at Hewlett-Packard (later Agilent Technologies) in the UK. He earned his PhD in Physics from Cambridge University, UK, pioneering nano-scale superconducting digital devices.

Sandra Rasmussen
Senior Vice President, Global Marketing and Americas Sales

Ms. Rasmussen joined Sonitor in September 2015 with extensive business, sale and marketing experience. Prior to joining Sonitor, Ms. Rasmussen held key business and strategic roles at PerkinElmer Inc, where she was vice president of corporate marketing. She has over 25 years experience in product and strategic marketing and communications for high technology and healthcare industries. She holds a bachelor's degree in biology and a minor in mathematics from Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT, USA

Svein Rostad
Senior Vice President Operations

Mr. Rostad has led Operations at Sonitor Technologies since 2009. He joined the Company in 2001 and previously worked for high tech companies such as the Kongsberg Group. He has worked in project manufacturing and quality management positions for more than 25 years. Areas of expertise include development and delivery project management.

Endre Bakka, MSc.
Senior Vice President, Engineering

Mr. Bakka joined Sonitor in 2006 with extensive embedded firmware and project management experience. He has played a key role in the development of Sonitor's current and future products. Prior to joining Sonitor, Mr. Bakka held key technical and management positions for Data Respons, a consultant company specializing in embedded solutions, as well as the statistical division of UNICEF (United Nation's Children Fund) in New York. Mr. Bakka has a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from the Norwegian Institute of Technology, Norway's premier engineering institution.

Terje "Terry" Aasen
Senior Vice President, Business Development and Strategic Alliances

Mr. Aasen has held executive positions in operations, sales, marketing and business development in global healthcare, security, and IT related technology companies including Laerdal Medical, VingCard/Assa Abloy, and Siemens. He first joined Sonitor Technologies in 2005 and established and led the Company's business in North America until 2011. He rejoined Sonitor in early 2014. Mr. Aasen was born in Norway, received his business education degree in Germany and has lived most of his adult life in the United States.