April 8, 2019
Frode Støldal will take the role as Chief Digital Officer (CDO) in Tampnet driving the digital agenda for the company. Frode will report to Tampnet CEO Per Helge Svensson, and will be a member of the management team.
Frode Støldal is an experienced technology executive. Before joining Tampnet Støldal worked for the Telenor Group for more than 18 years holding the positions as CEO of Telenor Maritime, CTO of Telenor Norway, CTO of Grameenphone (Bangladesh) and VP Technology of Telenor Asia. Prior to his Telenor-carreer Støldal worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers as a strategy consultant and the internet company Infostream. Støldal has a MSc degree from NHH Norwegian School of Economics and a Master in Technology Management from MIT/NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Støldal lives in Bergen, Norway with his family and is the first generation on his father side that is not working on a ship.
Tampnet CEO, Per Helge Svensson says:
“I am absolutely thrilled about having Frode Støldal onboard as our new Chief Digital Officer. He brings a substantial leadership experience within technology and digitalization driving the digital agenda for our company and he will play an important role in our efforts to enable the digital transformation of our customers within oil & gas, wind energy, maritime and carrier.”
Frode Støldal, who has already joined Tampnet points out:
“Tampnet has done a fantastic job over many years developing a world class digital infrastructure for the oil and gas industry. This infrastructure will play a vital role in supporting, enabling the digital agenda and being a catalyst for digital innovation for the oil and gas ecosystem. “
Tampnet was founded in 2001 in Stavanger, Norway and operates the world’s largest offshore high capacity communication network in the North Sea and the Gulf of Mexico, serving customers within Oil & Gas, Wind Energy, Maritime and Carrier sectors with first class telecommunications. The company employs more than 100 people, is headquartered in Stavanger, Norway and has offices in the UK, the Netherlands, USA, Brazil and Australia. Tampnet connects offshore installations to redundant and reliable terrestrial networks with high capacity and low latency (high speed).
Tampnet also installs and operates offshore 4G LTE coverage networks enabling roaming and the digital transformation and internet of things (IoT) on offshore oil & gas platforms, offshore windfarms and service vessels and other commercial vessels.
Tampnet International Carrier is Tampnet’s European and transatlantic fibre infrastructure network, passing through eight selected countries. Tampnet International Carrier is all about connectivity, capacity, speed and milliseconds – data transfer with minimum delay – without compromising quality and reliability. Our unique network routes connect 30 vital data centres in 12 European and American cities and central hubs.
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