Thomas Embla Bonnerud is our CEO. Before joining Zivid, he served more than 17 years at Nordic Semiconductor, most recently as Director of Strategy and Investor Relations, including the company’s overall product and market strategy.
He holds an M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).
Co-founder and CTO
Experienced founder with a demonstrated history of working in the industrial automation industry. Leading 3D vision company Zivid from incubation at SINTEF (Scandinavia’s largest independent research organization) to a fast-growing company in the 3D robot and automation field internationally. Seasoned and awarded senior researcher in Machine Vision, Pattern Recognition, 3D Cameras, Optics, Robotics, Programming and Parallel Processing.
Graduated from Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Engineering Cybernetics (Robotics).
Arild has 20+ years of experience in global product development leading world class cross functional teams. He worked for Cisco as Senior Director and Site Lead for Engineering with global responsibility for a top performing team of 300+ people in Oslo and Bangalore developing world-class portfolio of Collaboration and Video Systems.
Has also lead the Camera and Personal System teams at Tandberg developing camera and desktop video conferencing products, in addition to various leadership positions in Ask/InFocus leading cross-functional teams developing a portfolio of world class projectors.
SVP Sales and Business Development
Mikkel Orheim arrives at Zivid from Microsoft where he served for more than 14 years, with more than 8 years in international roles leading pan-EMEA sales teams focusing on emerging cloud technologies. His most recent role was as EMEA Business Lead, responsible for the Azure Cloud Application Development team.
He holds an M.Sc. in Informatics from the University in Oslo (UiO).
VP Supply Chain
Prior to joining Zivid, Dara worked in Cisco for more than 8 years, overseeing global manufacturing and lifecycle management. He is responsible for the ongoing management of Zivid's supply operations, and building and delivering cutting edge technology for our customers.
He holds a 1st Class (Hons.) in Mechanical and Transport Engineering from Dublin Institute of Technology.
Øyvind joined Zivid after 16 years in the semiconductor industry, and has worked both in strategic and corporate marketing in Norway and USA. At Zivid, he's overseeing our global presence and providing the right messaging and material for Zivid developers and partners.
He holds has BSc in Engineering from HiNT, and a MSc in Telematics from Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).
Øyvind is an engineer at heart, and loves to help you solve your 3D challenges. After his MSc degree, he worked as an analog designer before joining Zivid.