Mr. Tommy Stiansen is a Co-Founder of Norse and serves as its Chief Technology Officer. He attended HiB, Norway studying computer science. He worked at Scandinavian Airlines Systems, where he left to pursue his entrepreneurial interests, launching some of the early stage Internet companies in Norway. In 2006, he came to the United States and worked for federal government agencies, including the Department of Homeland Security on classified Internet security matters. He later met Mr. Glines while working together at a digital media startup company. He and Mr. Glines co-founded Norse in April 2010. As Chief Technology Officer, he is responsible for ensuring the company's technology strategy serves its business strategy. Mr. Stiansen is considered a thought leader with world-class expertise in Internet protocols and their security.