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abcb has unique leadership experience from the tech industry.

Combining 60+ years of international business experience, we have in-depth industry knowledge and a strong international network of sales and business partners, vendors and end customers. We have built, and continue to develop our own partner ecosystem with a proven ability to develop business and execute growth plans in multiple markets. We have experience from small, mid-size and large businesses.

We would love to discuss how we can assist you in growing your business.

abcb - John T. Sviland

John T. Sviland

Partner and co-founder

John is a highly experienced business developer and founder with demonstrated success in the information technology and services industry. John has more than twenty years of truly global tech sales experience. He has strong entrepreneurial skills and in-depth knowledge in media, broadcast, telco, ecommerce, enterprise search and enterprise software, and in go-to-market strategy.

Ståle Bjørnstad

Partner and co-founder

Ståle has extensive experience in working with international investors and software clients, and strong leadership skills. Ståle worked as an equity analyst, and led equity sales and corporate finance for major financial institutions during a twenty year period.  From 2014 he was the CEO of Cxense, a publicly listed Norwegian technology company with global customers.  From 2017 he has been working as an independent consultant for a number of tech companies, helping them scale their business.

abcb - Ståle Bjørnestad
abcb - Øyvind Lundgreen

Øyvind Lundgreen

CEO, partner and co-founder

Øyvind has a broad international business background from the tech industry. As CEO, he has led the growth of three software companies in enterprise software and cyber security in global markets. He has been director of worldwide partners for digital marketing for Microsoft, VP of European sales for FAST, and Managing Director for Apple’s software subsidiary Claris in Europe. Øyvind has led several international start-ups, and worked as a management consultant within communications, innovation, change and growth.