Kristin Omholt-Jensen

Founder, CEO & Board Member

Kristin is the founder, one of the main investors, a member of the board, managing Director and responsible for product strategy, marketing, sales and finance and the team.

Kristin has a huge passion for the maritime industry. She was born on the west coast of Norway, her father was a nautical captain, and her MSc degree is in Shipping, finance and international economics. She has 15 years experience from chartering, operation, S&Ps and business development from Fearnley & Eger, I.M Skaugen, Klaveness and Leif Høegh and as an independent contractor.

In 2008 she initiated the Executive MBA program in shipping, offshore and finance on behalf of Nanyang Business School and Norwegian Business School.

In 2010 she was the head of CHNL and the “First Northern Sea-route project” where MV Nordic Barents loaded iron ore in Kirkenes, went through the North East Passage and discharged in Shanghai and she has also headed a project exploring the options of exporting fresh water from Bamble to the Middle East.

Kristin is also a serial tech entrepreneur. Embark (Google maps for boaters) was sold to Altor /C-Map in 2017 while StreamBIM (BIM for the construction industry) was sold in 2018 to a Canadian family company. Kristin is the mother of 4. Our CEO is passionate, hardworking, and has a lot of energy. She is not afraid of being outside her comfort zone.

Kristin has also invested in several early phase tech companies where she also is an active board member. If any spare time is available, she spend that time travelling, in her boat or watching her favourite football team Liverpool.

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