Head of Strategic Business Development
Fredrik Hedlund is the Head of Strategic Business Development at Daphne Technology. In the role, he directs the company's strategic partnerships, investments, and growth funding. Fredrik also leads the company’s efforts to implement the Hardware-as-a-Service (HaaS) business model.
Prior to Daphne Technology, Fredrik served as Senior Vice President of Finance at Nielsen for 11 years, leading the finance function of the Global Connect business unit, a $3 billion revenue P&L with 31,000 employees across 105 countries. During his tenure, he engineered the business unit’s successful turnaround by divesting non-core assets, acquiring complementary technology companies, and directing investments to fuel organic growth in China and India. Fredrik also spent 12 years in global leadership roles at General Electric, responsible for business development at GE Capital, NBC, and GE Plastics.
Fredrik is an expert in leading organizational and business process transformations and is a sought-after international keynote speaker and thought-leader on the subject. He is also passionate about leadership development. He is the co-founder of The Leadership Speaking School, which specializes in transforming leaders into high-performance communicators.
Outside of work, Fredrik loves to sail. He competes internationally with his crew. He is proud to be the reigning Nordic champion in the J-70 sailboat class. Fredrik received his Bachelor of Science in economics from The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).
Dr. Mario Michan
Founder & CEO
Dr. Mario Michan is the founder of Daphne Technology. He believes technological innovations are key to minimizing our environmental impact. In Daphne Technology, Mario has combined his two previous careers as a professional in the marine industry, and as a scientist and engineer.
Dr. William Ramsay
Chief Technology Officer
Dr. William Ramsay is Daphne Technology’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO). He is responsible for all the research and technology development at Daphne and oversees Daphne’s growing patent portfolio. Thanks to his expertise and sharp knowledge, he has also enabled the company to benefit from a grant of €2.5 million from EU Horizon 2020.
Chief Commercial Officer
Frode Helland-Evebø is the Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) at Daphne Technology, responsible for overseeing, execute, and direct all our commercial activities. Through his 25 years of experience within the maritime segment, he has a demonstrated history of developing and generate business within environmental, safety, and security segments for both start-ups and larger companies. Through his passion, focus, and dedication he has built successful teams.
Chief Financial Officer
Ivan Raleff is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Daphne Technology, where he manages the company’s finances and is responsible for safeguarding its assets and fulfilling its regulatory obligations. A Swiss startup veteran, Ivan has more than 11 years of experience as a CFO in luxury watches, marketing and advertising, and technology sectors.