A renowned global visionary in manufacturing and information technologies, Jostein Eikeland is the founder and leader of the Alevo team. Widely credited with developing the first “cloud” concepts and implementation, Eikeland co-founded Telecomputing AS in 1997, which led to a public offering on the Oslo Exchange in 2000. In 2006, he orchestrated a leveraged buyout of Meridian Technologies, a supplier of automotive magnesium die-casting components and assemblies. Under his leadership, Meridian became the largest manufacturer of its kind. Eikeland is a Belfer Center Council Member at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.
Among the world’s most respected advisors in the sectors of both energy and presidential transitions, Harrison Wellford plays a hands-on role at Alevo in governance and finance. The Chairman of the Wellford Energy Group has spent more than 25 years advancing alternative energy deployment, including board and investor positions with numerous organizations including the Intercontinental Energy Corporation, General Nutrition, Summit Power Group, and Sithe Energies Inc. Additionally, he served as Chairman of the Latham & Watkins energy and international practice groups and guided the firm’s expansion abroad.
An international business executive and start-up specialist with nearly 30 years in leadership roles, Dybwad brings vast experience in energy distribution and storage, environmental technology, materials science, financial services and consumer goods. As senior director of business development at Maxwell Tech. SA, Dybwad led the Swiss company’s high voltage operations, including expansion to China. As CEO and Director of Dentware Scandinavia, Dybwad continued his long association with specialty metals. A former Lieutenant in the Royal Norwegian Navy, he holds an MBA with Honors, from the International Institute for Management Development.
A career journalist who rose to hold myriad board positions with companies across the globe, Eric Cameron brings vast media and business savvy to the Alevo board. His posts have included executive editorship of Dagens Næringsliv, Norway’s leading business publication, executive director Hafslund Nycomed, a research-driven pharmaceutical company, as well as founder of Gambit Hill & Knowlton, which remains Norway’s largest media consulting firm. His numerous major transactions include leadership in the purchase of Nordea Bank and Danske Bank’s purchase of Fokus Bank.