Eistein Fosli | Founder and CEO
Eistein Fosli's utilitarian solutions for resource optimization, garnering savings, and strategic organizational management have paved the way for the success of Open iT, Inc. The company's decade-long position as a market leader is a product of his rich experience: theoretical knowledge gained through a Master of Science in Informatics from University of Oslo, combined with 10 years of operational support and training as consultant for Statoil, Hydro, Shell and Telenor. Eistein is a truly dedicated company founder and executive who and provides valuable guidance to software development and contributing to business development.
Signe Marie Stenseth | Vice President and Director for Global Sales
Signe Marie Stenseth has been the driving force of Open iT Sales Team since 2000. Her tireless dedication to serving our customers has contributed significantly to the company's growth. Prior to joining Open iT, she worked in the oil and gas sector, and was an advisor to the Norwegian Government and the EU Commission in Brussels. Signe holds an MBA from NHH (Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration), with additional studies in Economics from the University of Mannheim in Germany, and College of Europe in Belgium.
Terje Mathisen | Chief Technology Officer
Terje Mathisen has a wide range of IT experience. His expertise includes system optimization, IT architecture, CPU architecture, low-level optimization for cryptography and graphics applications, system analysis, and network programming. His leadership and experience with well-known large international companies such as EVRY, Telenor, Hydro and Novell, help accelerate Open iT innovation in meeting expanding challenges in software asset management and optimization. He is also a longtime member of the group that maintains one of the core Internet protocols, NTP (Network Time Protocol), and has been a Mentor during “Google Summer of Code”.
Borgar Olsen | Technical Director
Borgar Olsen has played a key role in Open iT product development since its inception, and previously served as Lead Developer where he was engaged in the planning, execution and follow-up of customer installations. He was also responsible for systems development in various languages including Perl and C++.Borgar has participated in infrastructure consulting engagements for Hydro, Telenor, and Postal Bank, as well as development assignments for Statoil and Saga Petroleum. At the University of Oslo’s Computer Science department where he used to teach, Borgar wrote his Master’s thesis on programming language design.
Jenny Ibias | Chief Financial Officer
Jenny Ibias is the head of the Finance and Control Department, where she maintains control of Open iT’s corporate financial management, risk analysis, planning, and reporting. She is the company’s Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Jenny earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy with Magna Cum Laude honors from Enverga University, Lucena City, Philippines, where she also previously worked for the Comptroller.
Bernard Don Queaño | PH Director and Development Manager
Bernard Don Queaño is the PH Director and Development Manager, where his commitment in managing and supporting the team perfectly fits. He ensures that technical projects are completed accurately and on time and that the team is able to work as efficiently as possible to achieve their goals. He also assembles and manages software developers working on specific projects, approves work estimates, and evaluates progress. Don holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from the University of the Philippines – Los Baños, Laguna.
Linda Cole | Director of Sales, Americas
Linda Cole has been in the IT industry for over 20 years in various capacities, which make her perfectly suited as an Open iT Sales Director. Her industry experiences include virtualization, cloud adoption and IT infrastructure management. As Sales Director for North America, she employs her vast IT management experience to advise clients on how to utilize technology, such as software metering, to solve business problems in a cost effective way.
Maria Christine Laude | HR Director
Maria Christine "Ten" Laude's commitment to getting the best people recruited, placed, performing, and enjoying their work plays a pivotal role in the global growth strategy of Open iT. As a former Training and Development Specialist, she motivated Open iT employees and helped them develop their knowledge and skills, to perform at their best. With her Bachelor in Computer Engineering degree from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines, Sta. Mesa, Manila, and graduate studies in Information Technology at Enverga University, Lucena City, Ten has lectured at several higher education institutions in Quezon.
Allan Vendiola | Technical Support Manager
Allan Vendiola is a practical, hands-on support manager with a business programming background. While working for Intel in Manila, he acquired skills using C++ in a Unix environment. And as a business owner, he furthered his work experience in software development and database management, and provided backend support. He is dedicated to providing quality customer support, and his result-oriented management of the Open iT Support Team ensures customer satisfaction. Allan has a three-year technical degree in Electronics Technology from the Meralco Foundation Institute in Pasig, Manila.