Posted on September 10, 2015 3:15PM
Terje Mathisen (58) has been appointed Chief Technology Officer (CTO) in Open iT, Inc. – an international company that provides software for monitoring and measuring IT resource usage, with emphasis on software metering. The company has been successfully providing its software solutions to large oil and gas, automotive, aerospace and electronics companies included in the Global Fortune 500 companies. Open iT has offices in the US, Europe, and Asia, and it also has worldwide distributors.
Terje has been part of the electrical department at NTH in 1981, and then worked a few years with digital signal at SINTEF before he moved to the Norwegian Hydro. He is recognized as an international resource in his field and he worked in the 1990s at Novell in the US. He is also a frequent lecturer at international conferences and has been a guest lecturer at NTNU. He has also written articles in reputable international journals.
Besides his job, he has 20 years experience as a member of NTP Hackers, the team that maintains and develops the Network Time Protocol, which is one of the basic protocols of the Internet. He has worked on cryptography (AES) and audio/video decoding. He has also been involved in the development of several microprocessors and worked with 3D graphics in gaming (Quake).
Before coming to Open iT, Terje’s most recent position is chief engineer and architect in EVRY. He will be responsible for further developing the technology platform of Open iT and will work closely with the company’s global customers.