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Marie Louise Sunde

Co-founder & CEOmarie@equalitycheck.it

Marie is a medical doctor, and holds a PhD in surgery. In 2018, she quit her job as a senior surgical resident to work full time as CEO in Equality Check. Marie has been a strong voice in the medical #MeToo movement, and has taken several initiatives to improve work conditions at hospitals. She is a sought-after public speaker, and holds several board positions. She is also advisor for the organization Partnership for Change, and Politeknisk Forening. Marie is the co-author of the book Hvem Spanderer.

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Isabelle Ringnes

Co-founder & Chief evangelistisabelle@equalitycheck.it

Isabelle has a Master of Science in Media Management from the New School in New York. She works actively to inspire young girls to chose technology through TENK: the technology network for women which she founded in 2015. She is faculty at Singularity University Nordic, host of the podcast Future Forecast and co-author of the book Hvem Spanderer.

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Iver Skjervum-Karlsen


Iver has a MSc in Computer Science from Norwegian University of Science and Technology. He has extensive experience with complex projects and has held several technical talks at conferences in Norway. He is father of two, a boy and a girl, making him even more passionate about driving equal opportunities and eager to use technology as a driver to overcome unconscious bias and unequal treatment.

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Linn Tvede

COO (sales and marketing)linn@equalitycheck.it

Linn has attained vast international experience from working and studying abroad for the past 13 years. Prior to joining Equality Check, she spent three years at CERN in their technology transfer section. She holds a BBA from Berkeley College, a MSc from the NTNU School of Entrepreneurship as well as executive studies through INSEAD's Gender Diversity Programme. Linn has been involved in a variety of innovation initiatives as project lead and business developer, in addition to her extensive experience within PR, communication and marketing.

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Therese Blom

Senior developertherese@equalitycheck.it

Therese has a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Oslo and McGill University. She has worked as a full stack developer for more than five years and believes that technology will play a huge part in creating a more equal and transparent future.

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Lars Magnus Øksnes

Head of Productlars@equalitycheck.it

Lars Magnus holds a degree in Brand Communication from Kristiania University College. He's got 15 years of experience in both marketing, digital design and product development. Lars Magnus strongly believes that turning data into actionable insights and great tools can help companies uncover biases and change behaviour for the better.

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Samina Ansari

Head of Corporate and Public Relationssamina@equalitycheck.it

Samina has a background in Cyber Security and Law from University of Oslo and International Public Management with specialisation in Diplomacy from Sciences Po. She has led social impact projects for NATO, UN, EU, WTO, Goldman Sachs and a number of research and rule of law organisations in Europe, the US and Central Asia. Currently she is heading Avyanna Diplomacy, an initiative supporting social entrepreneurs between Central Asia and Europe.

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Anders Holm Sommerhein

Head of Salesanders@equalitycheck.it

Anders has over 14 years experience within sales and sales management and has been a key figure in several growth establishments in Schibsted. Anders has a boy and a girl and strongly believes that Equality Check has the opportunity to help bridge the equality divide and effect positive change across all sectors of business and society. Master in marketing and management.

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Baptiste Ringot

Head of Designbaptiste@equalitycheck.it

With more than 14 years of experience designing and building awarded digital products and websites for diverse clients, Baptiste’s work ranges from User Experience to Visual Design, together with in-depth knowledge of Service Design and Concept Development. Father to a little girl, the topics of equality and diversity are high to his heart.

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Mattias Jönsson

Senior developermattias@equalitycheck.it

Mattias has been working the last eight years as a full stack developer focusing on JavaScript based technologies. He is an adventurous multisport athlete with a strong passion for equality. He constantly strives to empower and get more females into many of the male-dominated sports he is doing. As an amputee himself he wants to inspire and motivate other people around the world and show them what is possible even after losing one leg.

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