The NVTC team consist of the people previously employed in the Ministry in Norway and responsible for implementing internet voting and at total new ICT election platform for all election in Norway in 2011 and 2013. As associate partners we have the international academics who evaluated the process in Norway.Our team consists of a group of highly qualified experts with background in elections and ICT.
MSC(Norges teknisk-naturvitenskapelige universitet), MBA (University of Navarra). 2008-2015 Project Manager at the Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation, Norway, responsible for the E-vote2011 and E-vote2013 projects. Ale responsible for alle the central ICT systems supporting the Norwegian elections. Prior to that, he worked as a manager for a private-sector IT consultancy in Norway.
From 2009-2011 I was the security and technical manager for the e-vote 2011-project in the Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development. In this project we delivered what is arguably the worlds first and most advanced verifiable electronic voting system suitable for use in public elections, along with a brand new EMS (electoral management system) and e-counting system. Piloting of the e-voting system continued in 2013, while the EMS and e-counting systems were rolled out on a national level. After the project period I remained the security and technical operations manager for all elections support systems owned and operated by The Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development.
Educated at New York University, WU Vienna University of Economics and Tallinn University of Technology. Professor of e-Governance at Ragnar Nurkse School of Innovation and Governance at Tallinn University of Technology. Former Senior Adviser on New Voting Technologies with the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) in Warsaw, Poland. Founder and Managing Director of the Competence Center for Electronic Voting and Participation (E-Voting.CC GmbH) in Vienna, Austria; 1999-2001 Vice Chairman of Student Union; Associated Editor International Journal Government Information Quarterly; Over 80 international publications, 5 edited books; Awarded by BMW and the New York University.
Specialties: E-governance, E-voting, E-democracy
PhD (Carnegie Mellon University), is Associate Professor at the IT University of Copenhagen, focusing on information security, cryptography, language-based security, formal methods, computational social choice and trust. He leads the DemTech research project on trustworthy democratic technologies, an interdisciplinary research effort between computer science and social science that studies trust in the use of technology in elections. In 2002, he received the NSF CAREER award.