OUR CORE TEAM

GEIR H. TORP

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Geir H. Torp, born 1964, has a M. Sc. degree from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (siv.øk./NHH).

Geir has more than 20 years of analyst and management experience within market research, business development, strategy and total quality management.

​He has worked for both public organisations, incl. the Norwegian Public Roads Administration (Statens vegvesen) and private companyes like for consulting company Scandpower, Hydro Aluminium and Höegh Autoliners. He has also run his own consulting practice.

ARNE SOMMERFELT

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Arne Sommerfelt, born 1962, has a M. Sc. degree in Computer Science from The Norwegian Institute of Technology (siv.ing./NTH).

Arne worked 11 years as a Scientist/Senior Scientist at SINTEF, and then 15 years in the commercial businesses Tordivel and Mettler-Toledo Cargoscan. His tasks were both technical and managerial.

​He has extensive experience on product and solution development with emphasis on the precision and robustness required for industrial automation. In recent years his focus has been on imaged-based systems for the ITS market, mainly ALPR-systems and image based recognition with neural network technology.

LARS AURDAL

Senior Researcher

Lars Aurdal, born 1965, has a M.Sc. (siv.ing./ NTH) degree in Signal Processing from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology and a Ph.D. in image processing from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications, Paris, France.

Lars has extensive R&D experience from a number of industry and government positions. He has taught image processing and algorithm design at several universities as an adjunct associate professor.

The last 3 years he has worked for the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment in the fields of image processing, artificial intelligence and pattern recognition, and for Signatur ITS on a project basis. From January 2019 he works full time for Signatur ITS.