Meet the Plaace
team

Our awesome team consists of people that are passionate about combining data and insight with the best user experience to create plaaces and cities that people love.

Snorre

CEO & Co-founder

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Snorre
CEO & Co-founder

 

Snorre is in charge of selling the Plaace vision slide by slide. He is involved in everything from strategy and funding to sales and product development, as well as making sure that everyone is thrilled about the work they do.

He has worked with business development at NorgesGruppen and consulting with Accenture Strategy. He has launched several companies and concepts through corporate innovation, and invested in a handful of start-ups as an angel investor.

He loves buildings and restaurants and his favorite is Arakataka.

Snorre holds an MSc in Management from Imperial College London.

 

snorre@plaace.co

 

Peder

CTO & Co-founder

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Peder
CTO & Co-founder

 

Peder is responsible for the technical development on all levels at Plaace.

He is an experienced technology and product director and has previously worked for companies such as BEKK, Miles, Schibsted, Telenor and Geddit.

His first job after his studies was as a Piccolo in a Norwegian soap opera and his favorite restaurant is anything Mexican.

Peder has a Master of Engineering and Advanced Software Engineering from the University of Sheffield.

 

peder@plaace.co

 

Tobias

CMO & Co-founder

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Tobias
CMO & Co-founder

 

Tobias is in charge of the sales & marketing, as well as contributing to the funding and softfunding initiatives at Plaace.

He has previously worked for FlowMotion and Televenture, and has also been a part of a number of start-up journeys.

Tobias has a MSc in Entrepreneurship and Technology Management from NTNUs School of Entrepreneurship (NSE).

 

tobias@plaace.co

 

Marthe

CPO

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Marthe
CPO

 

Marthe is in charge of building products our users love! She is responsible for product management and user research to reach this goal.

She is an experienced product manager who has worked for a number of companies like Antler, Attensi, Telenor Digital and Bene Agere.

She has previously worked as a welder, and her place of work has now turned into the very cool bar, Ingensteds along the Akerselva river.

Her favorite restaurants are Geita, Bass and Paradise Wine Bar rumoured to open next door.

Marthe has a MSc in Industrial Economics and Technology Management from NTNU as well as Mechanical Engineering at ETH Zürich.

 

marthe@plaace.co

 

Roman

Developer

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Roman
Developer

 

Roman is on Plaace's team of developers and works on the front-end of the Plaace platform.

He has 7 years of experience as a Full Stack Javascript developer working on websites, web servers and mobile applications.

He enjoys playing tennis and rowing, and enjoys all food except fish.

Roman has an economics degree from NMU university.

 

roman@plaace.co

Charlotte

Design & Branding

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Charlotte
Design & Branding

 

Charlotte is a designer at Plaace and works on branding, product design and marketing content.

She has previously been a store manager in both chain retail and high-end retail companies like Ting and Røst so she knows a thing or two about what retail concepts look for in a store location.

Charlotte is a trained graphic designer from Fagskolen Kristiania. Her favorite shops are Eske Interior Shop and Kollekted by.

 

charlotte@plaace.co

 

Georges

Senior Product Designer

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Georges
Senior Product Designer

 

Georges is a senior product designer at Plaace. His main task is to design the product and user experience (UX) and optimize the entire end-to-end journey of our user's interaction. Georges has a Master’s degree in both product design and architecture and has occupational experience related to both.

In his spare time, Georges likes rock climbing and improvisational cooking. One of his is favorite places in Oslo is Torggata Botaniske.

 

georges@plaace.co

 

Slava

Developer

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Slava
Developer

 

Slava is one of the developers at Plaace and works mostly on the back-end infrastructure of the Plaace platform as well as the code base.

He is a full-stack software engineer with 5 years of experience working with SaaS online platforms.

In his free time he enjoys good music and brewing his own beer, and Japanese food is his favorite.

Slava has a master degree in Computer Engineering from Oles Honchar Dnipro National University in Ukraine.

 

slava@plaace.co

Eirik

Head of Customer Success

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Eirik
Head of Customer Success

 

Eirik works with Customer Success and is responsible for the onboarding and follow-up of our customers, ensuring that they get value out of the platform, as well as bringing feedback and experiences to the team. He has previous experience from other start-ups, including Unacast and Forkbeard Technologies, where he has worked in various areas and built up a broad background. Eirik has an MSc in Business from BI Norwegian Business School

 

eirik@plaace.co

 

Nora

Data Scientist

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Nora
Data Scientist

 

Nora is part of the data science team at Plaace. She works with product development where her main task is to maintain and improve the existing prediction model for location recommendations.

Nora has a Master’s degree in engineering and ICT (geomatics) from NTNU. Also noteworthy is the fact that she has two brothers named Fredrik.

 

nora@plaace.co

 

Ilia

Data Scientist

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Ilia
Data Scientist

 

Ilia works as a data scientist. Previously he worked on several projects of data-driven business optimization, including demand forecast and even trading. He spends his free time exploring the city on long walks, working on pet projects, and playing flight simulators.

 

illia@plaace.co

 

Dan

Full-Stack Developer

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Dan
Full-Stack Developer

 

Dan has 13 years of experience as a full-stack developer building websites and web applications.
At Plaace he focuses mostly on the back-end part of the platform.

He has a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca.

Dan enjoys traveling around the world, nature, science fiction and everything space related.
When the weather is clear he sometimes looks at the night sky through his telescope.

 

dan@plaace.co

 

Andrei

Full-Stack Developer

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Andrei
Full-Stack Developer

 

Andrei works as a Full-Stack Developer at Plaace, mostly focusing on the frontend part of the platform. His main task is ensuring a clean-functional code that offers the best developer experience. On the other spectrum, he is very interested in working with animations and design elements. In his free time, he enjoys contributing to open-source projects, playing strategy games, and drinking a good beer. Andrew is following a bachelor's program at FSEGA University in Cluj.

 

andrey@plaace.co

 

Hans-Olav

Sales & Business Development Intern

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Hans-Olav
Sales and Business Development Intern

 

Hans-Olav works as sales and business developer at Plaace. He has previous experience in sales and especially cold sales. He holds a BSc in Business Administration from BI Oslo School of Economics and is currently studying a Masters in Business Analytics at Universidade Catolica Lisboa. Hans-Olav has previously competed in Karate.

 

hans-olav@plaace.co

Fredric

Head of Sales

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Fredric
Head of Sales

 

Fredric works with sales and customer follow-up in Plaace. He has extensive experience with B2B sales and has been involved in building several sales departments. He also has experience as a founder of both a shoe brand and agency - in parallel with going to school at BI. When he is not out giving customers demos, you will most likely find him in the woods or on a mountain top - as long as there is no football on the TV.

 

fredric@plaace.co

Lise

Head of Marketing

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Lise
Head of Marketing

 

Lise oversees Plaace's marketing endeavors, contributing to the company's growth and acquisition of new customers. Her diverse experience stems from various roles at esteemed companies such as Google, Opera, and Schibsted. In her free time, Lise enjoys restoring antique furniture, reflecting her creativity and appreciation for history.

lise@plaace.co

Arielle

Account Executive

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Arielle
Account Executive

 

Arielle is part of our commercial team at Plaace. She loves technology, meeting customers and helping to solve their challenges!
She has extensive sales experience from both Salesforce and Oneflow. In her spare time, you’ll find her with friends or on cabin trips. She’s fluent in Norwegian, English and French and when she’s had enough sangria - Spanish!

arielle@plaace.co

Dawud

Account Executive

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Dawud
Account Executive

 

 

Dawud is part of our commercial team at Plaace. He’s motivated by concrete goals & reaching sales targets.
He has valuable experience from previous jobs in both Foodora and Position Green as Account Manager. In his spare time, he loves bouldering, being active and hanging out with friends and family.

dawud@plaace.co

Kristianna

Customer Success Manager

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Kristianna
Customer Success Manager

 

Kristianna works in Customer Success, where she is responsible for ensuring our customers get the most amount of value out of the platform. She has a background from start-ups in London and New York with a focus on building relationships and finding creative solutions to complex problems. Kristianna has a MSc in International Business and Marketing from Hult Int. Business School. In her spare time she loves trying new restaurants and exploring new places!

kristianna@plaace.co

 

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Our company values

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Our product is open and so are we. Share and champion your ideas, time, and product internally, with customers, and in the community. Dare to be vulnerable and show yourself, the team, our customers, and partners who you really are. We build trust through transparency.

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Our awesome team

Advisors

Plaace is supported by some of the most talented advisors around. With expertise ranging from retail and proptech to design and venture capital they help guide Plaace in the right direction.

Carl Christian Christensen

Co-founder & CTO Spacemaker

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Carl Christian Christensen
Co-founder & CTO Spacemaker

 

Carl is co-founder and CTO of prop-tech company Spacemaker, who has developed a revolutionary AI technology that helps users discover smarter ways to maximize the potential of a property. Spacemaker was established in 2017 and is a fast-growing company, now with over 100 employees. In fall 2020, Spacemaker was acquired by American Autodesk. Carl has an academic background in administration, finance, and informatics, and he previously headed the Product & Projects department at Bekk Consulting.

 

Tore Mortvedt

Founder of Serac

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Tore Mortvedt
Founder of Serac

 

Tore is a skilled designer and business developer with broad experience in digital product development, textile design, and industrial design. He has founded the luxurious clothing brand Serac where he designed the full range of product, and has former experience as a product and concept designer for Schibsted Media Group, as UX manager for ski tech company Skioo and worked as an industrial designer for premium Norwegian brands Helly Hansen and Stokke.

 

Mathias Owing Maanum

Associate Partner at Antler

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Mathias Owing Maanum
Associate Partner at Antler

 

Mathias is an associate partner in early-stage investor Antler and part of their global team. With the goal of turning exceptional individuals into talented founders, Antler has ambitions to create hundreds of companies globally over the next five years. Mathias has extensive experience in asset management, strategy, and business development from McKinsey & Company and Explore Equity.

 

Henrik Botten Taubøll

Senior Lawyer at Wiersholm

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Henrik Botten Taubøll
Senior Lawyer at Wiersholm

 

Henrik is a senior lawyer at Wiersholm, where he primarily works with real estate and transactions. He has a large network in real estate with experience from being a board member of the prop-tech company of Stor-Oslo Eiendom, real estate director at WeWork Norway, and co-founder of organizations PropTech Norway and Young in Real Estate Norway. Henrik has previously worked as a Lawyer for BAHR and has been Academic Director for Cushman & Wakefield. He also has experience as an advisor to Antler - a global early-stage risk investor building the next big wave of technology.

 

Marit Elisabeth Jensen

Commercial Manager at Stor-Oslo Eiendom

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Marit Elisabeth Jensen
Commercial Manager at Stor-Oslo Eiendom

 

Marit is a Commercial Manager at Stor-Oslo Eiendom - one of the leading real estate developers in Oslo with prestigious projects such as Munch's Quey. She has extensive experience in property and retail, and an academic background in law. Marit is a former founder and general manager of People & Places, sales manager for Cushman & Wakefield Norway, expansion manager for NorgesGruppen Convenience, and has worked as a developer for Søylen Eiendom, Eger, and Steen & Strøm. Marit has strong skills in project development, business development, marketing strategy, leasing, negotiation, and analysis.

 

Petter Nyborg

Founder and CEO of Eiendomsprofil AS

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Petter Nyborg
Founder and CEO of Eiendomsprofil AS

 

Petter is the founder and CEO of Eiendomsprofil.no (partly owned by Schibsted), which since 2008 has offered relevant area information for property ads on leading marketplace Finn.no. He is an experienced leader with a long career in real estate and geotechnology. Petter has an M.Phil in geographic information systems and remote sensing from the University of Cambridge. He also has experience as a consultant for companies such as Geodata and the World Bank.

 

Filippo Remonato

Research Scientist at SINTEF Digital

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Filippo Remonato
Research Scientist at SINTEF Digital

 

Filippo is a mathematician who works with research and development of artificial intelligence and machine learning methods at SINTEF, Norway. Together with his colleagues, Filippo develops techniques for tackling important challenges that shape tomorrow's society through the use of artificial intelligence. Filippo has Ph. D.s in mathematics and statistics from NTNU and Università di Pavia, where the research focused on both rigorous analytical investigations as well as powerful numerical techniques for the solution of partial differential equations describing fluid flows.

 

Nils Juell

COO and Head of Accelerator at StartupLab Oslo

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Nils Juell
COO and Head of Accelerator at StartupLab Oslo

 

Nils is COO and Head of the accelerator and incubator at StartupLab in Oslo, Norway's leading startup community. Here he works to support Norway's next unicorns and assist with everything from strategy to recruitment. He is a technology optimist with extensive experience in product and business development in senior roles. Over the past 20 years, he has worked in leading Nordic companies in telecom and media, including Telenor and Schibsted, where he played an active role in the development and delivery of products in new categories. Nils is one of the founders of TIDAL and WiMP and COO of these.

 

Adrian Finvold

Head of Acquisition and Development in OBOS

 

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Adrian Finvold

Head of Acquisition and Development in OBOS

 

Adrian is a former board member of Plaace and now a vital part of our advisory group. Adrian brings extensive commercial experience from the real estate sector, including roles at BundeEiendom AS and from several roles in OBOS, including being an Advisor to the CEO. He also holds an MSc in Engineering from NTNU.

 

 

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