John Burness 
Non-executive Chairman of the Board

John has extensive experience from sales roles and senior management in the Corporate IT world specialising in financial markets. He built up the Quintek business from a start-up in the front room of his house and grew it to become a major supplier of solutions to the retail and hospitality sector. John is also an acknowledged business coach and mentor and has experience of Non-Executive Director roles at a number of levels in differing technology businesses.

John has served on the Carus board from February 2017.


Ove Johan Solem
Non-Executive Director

Ove Johan Solem has 30 years’ experience in the shipping and offshore industries. Ove was the MD of Fjord Line and Executive VP of Color Line before making a course change to bring his experience to the offshore industry. Most recently Ove held Senior Management and Board positions within the First Olsen group of companies. Ove holds an MBA in International Shipping and graduated from Molde University College where he studied Transport & Logistics.

Ove has served on the Carus board since 2013.


Ulf Toivonen
Non-Executive Director

Ulf has more than 30 years of experience from leading positions within passenger shipping, banking and financing. He acts as Chief Financial Officer at the insurance company Ålands Ömsesidiga Försäkringsbolag and have had senior positions within Birka Cruises, Viking Line and the Bank of Åland. Ulf is a Master of Business Economics from Åbo Akademi in Turku, Finland.

Ulf has served on the Carus board since 2016.

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Oscar Stenberg
Non-Executive Director

Oscar has an extensive experience from sales, management and investments in the IT industry. During the last 8 years Oscar has focused focused on the Nordic region and Europe. Oscar now serves as executive chairman and majority shareholder in Winpos Group AB and as non – executive director in Teknikhuset Holding AB.

Oscar has served on the Carus board from May 2017.


Ola Norberg
Non-Executive Director

Ola has more than 40 years experience within the Telecoms and IT industry. He spent fifteen years with the Ericsson Group, working with international sales and Executive management. Ola founder and was CEO of DotCom in Sweden in 1990 and acted as CMO for the Enator group IPO in 1995 (Tieto). In 2002 he founded AllTele and acted as CEO until 2012. In 2009 he managed an IPO on OMX/Nasdaq. Since 1997 and Ola has held Board and Chairman positions of listed and private companies. He acts as senior consultant, business coach and mentor.

Ola is has served on the Carus board from May 2017.