The management in Release consist of people with solid background from the telecommunications industry.

At Release, we emphasize well-being in everyday life, a positive attitude, dedication to our work and to each other. When we put competence at the top, we get a skilled team that together creates great customer experiences and good products!

Below you see some of the people behind Release.

Øistein Eriksen

CEO / press contact
+47 408 58 500

Øistein is the Chief Executive Officer. He started out at Onecall, before he previously helped build up Netcom (Telia Norway today) when the mobile market opened to private customers in 1993. Øistein is a qualified civil economist (NHH).

Christopher Isaksen

Chief Financial Officier 
+47 484 34 148

Christopher is the Chief Financial Officer of the company. He started out his career as head of sales for Talkmore in 2004 and has been involved in starting up several international companied within IT, Media and Finance. Christopher has a degree in management and administration (BI), as well as CS50 (Harvard).

Thale Knudsen

Customer Director 
+47 408 56 056

Thale is head for customer experience in Release. She previously worked for Onecall and Mycall where she was in charge of administrating the customer database. Thale was also employed at Link Mobility within user experience and communication through app and mobile communication solutions. She is educated in aquaculture (HVL) but has had a change of heart since then.

Lene Briseid

Marketing Director 
+47 928 12 400

Lene is the Marketing Director for the company. She started her career as Marketing Manager in Netcom before proceeding to PepsiCo Nordic as Marketing and Innovation Manager for the Nordic Region. She has a bachelor’s in marketing from The Norwegian School of Economics.

Frode Elverum

Director of Product- and IT Solutions 
+47 486 06 060

Frode is the Director of Product- and IT Solutions of the Company. He contributed to the start-up of OneCall as Product Director from the beginning in 2004, where he stayed until 2021, setting aside 3 years he had as Broadband Manager for GET from 2017 – 2019. He has a degree as Civil Engineer from KTH in Stockholm.

Thomas Hovde

Commercial Director 
+47 410 04 410

Thomas is the Commercial Director for the company. Thomas has a long background from the Telecom Industry and started his career at Telenor. He later went on to help start-up Smart Club telecom, before building up his career at Onecall and Mycall.  His role here was leading all sales as well as being the Store Manager. He has a degree in Economics from BI School of Economics, with further training in project management and strategic management.