Management & board

Our leadership teams.

Meet our team of dedicated, focused and experienced executives.

Management team

Raman Bhatnagar

Chief Executive Officer

Raman brings more than 15 years of experience as an international executive from several senior positions in Norway and abroad. Most recently Raman was Director of Strategic Projects at Intrum Justitia/ Lindorff Group. He has also been the CEO at Cxense ASA, where he managed a successful listing of the company at the Oslo Stock Exchange. He holds a master’s degree in computer science from the Norwegian Institute of Science and Technology (NTNU).

Christian Gilhuus-Moe

Chief Financial Officer

Christian brings 18 years of experience from Telenor. He has extensive experience in developing and execution of digitalisation strategies. The last achievement was to establish a significant position for Telenor in the e-health vertical. He holds a master’s degree from Institute of Production and Quality Management, NTNU and a Master in Technology Management from NTNU/NHH (as a fellow student at MiT and HBS).

Shane McArdle

Chief Sales Officer

Shane holds a PhD from the University of Limerick in Ireland. Shane has worked across a number of industries such as pharma and food, and the last 10 years he has been serving the oil and gas industry. He is a key contributor in creating value for customers through analytical technologies and consulting. Shane has experience from roles in business development, project management and operational support. Before joining Camo he was Global Sales Manager at Kongsberg Digital.

Frank Westad

Chief Scientific Officer

Frank holds a PhD from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. His working experience over the years includes positions as Research Scientist with SINTEF, Consultant with IDT GmbH and Senior Research Scientist at the Norwegian Food Research Institute (MATFORSK) and GE Healthcare. His experience also includes numerous scientific papers, presentations at international conferences and teaching statistics, chemometrics and multivariate methods for the industry.

Geir Rune Flåten

Chief Solutions Officer

Geir Rune has a MSc in Chemistry (Chemometrics), and completed his Ph.D. thesis at the University of Bergen in Norway. He has worked as Chemometrician at Pattern Recognition Systems, Data Management Business Lead and Chemometrician Leader at GSK. Geir Rune has published a number of scientific papers and often holds presentations at international business conferences and lectures to academia.

Torgrim Rønning

Chief Technology Officer

Torgrim has developed software and built software development teams for more than 25 years. He has extensive experience in combining the best available resources regardless of location – ensuring that people can work towards common goals using soft skills and technical knowledge. Torgrim has delivered software to more than 10 million users worldwide. Prior to joining Camo, Torgrim spent 13 years with Norman Safeground, the world leading pioneer within IT security.

Shirley A Henshall

Executive Vice President, Americas

Shirley has over 25 years of sales experience within the software business working at companies like Metier Management Systems, Oracle Corporation, Software Innovation and Hewlett Packard. She has worked extensively with the oil and gas, engineering, healthcare and energy sectors, selling directly to senior management and through partner channels.

Board of Directors

Erik Langaker

Chairman of the Board

Erik is a tech entrepreneur and active investor. Since late 80ties he has co-founded or seed invested in a number of international technology Companies, all of which is still operational or sold into larger groups. His focus is early commercialization with international focus. Typical holding period in excess of 7 years. Payex Group, Talkmore ASA (OSE), Viken Fibernett, Stormgeo Group, OMG as and HitecVison are some of his previous start-ups/seed investments. Current key positions through Vestland Group are CMR Surgical Ltd (UK), Verra Mobility Inc. (listed NASDAQ, US), Brandmaster AS, Kezzler AS, Resoptima Group, Camo Analytics, Datarespons (listed OSE), HitecVision and Seram Coating AS. In most of these he serve as Chairman or Non exec Director.

He is also serving as advisor on “Expert Group for New prosess industry – Entreprenørskap under Prosess21” advisory group appointed by the Norwegian Gov.ment

Sverre Stange

Member of the Board

Sverre is a private investor and business leader from Norway. He holds an MBA in Finance from the US, and has worked in the international banking operations of Scandinavian Bank Ltd., in both London and Hong Kong. Stange has been a senior partner in the Norwegian corporate houses- Eden Finans AS and Oslo Finans AS. Since 1993, Sverre Stange has operated as a private equity investor and Chairman / board member of several small and medium sized companies. He is currently the Chairman of a Norwegian based private equity fund.

Halvor Svartdal

Member of the Board

Halvor has been a private investor for the last eight years and a professional member of boards of directors since 1985. He is the co-founder of many companies. Prior to starting his own investment business, he was the Managing Director of Navimar Holding AS, a privately held investment company for 9 years. Mr. Svartdal holds a Masters of Business and Economics (Siviløkonom) degree from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (Norges Handelshøyskole) in Bergen, Norway. Mr. Svartdal resides in Oslo, Norway.

Jørgen Christian Kadal

Member of the Board

Jørgen has a naval architect education and has been working at DNV GL since 1991 as inspector, surveyor and consultant, including the responsibility for the global fleet of high speed craft up to 1999 . Since 1999 Jørgen has had the responsibility for operation and development of business Intelligence services to the organization and managed a cross company analytic support function supporting service lines in their delivery of analytic based services to external customers. In 2015, he was appointed as Programme Director for Information Technology and Analytics and in 2016 Director for DNVGL Analytic Innovation Centre.

Benjamin Sommer

Member of the Board

Benjamin holds an MBA in Internationalization from the University of Agder and executive education from Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley. He is a private investor and has co-founded several companies. Sommer also has considerable experience from IT driven business development projects. He has been partner in Axio Consulting for the last 15 years and holds several board positions.

Atila Mellilo

Member of the Board

Atila is a senior executive with over 25 years of experience, having served as CEO, COO, CTO, board member, and management consultant, with extensive achievements in generating Shareholder Value in Global Technology Companies. Experience in managing and advising technology companies both in strategic IT segments (Energy, Shipping, Finance, High-performance Computing, Big Data, and Digitalization) as well as in key Environmental Technology sectors (Resource Recovery, Renewables, Circular Economy and Clean-tech).