The role of the Advisory Board of Ocean Hub is to provide advice to the Executive Management about the direction the company should follow, dedicated to help the company achieve its mission as the leading online community for the global knowledge super cluster "the ocean industries".
Term of Office: Member of the Advisory Board since 20.03.2014.
Kenny Hognestad has been following Ocean Hub since the beginning of 2014 and he is a contributor in developing the customer and sales strategies for the company.
Kenny is currently a member of the B2B product innovation team in Telia, Oslo, using his experience from open innovation management, business development and entrepreneurship.
In his career, Kenny has always been passionate about business development, from large companies to entrepreneurial start-ups. Since 2004 he has specialized as a consultant helping companies to improve sales performance and customer satisfaction. He has earned a strong track record from about 25 companies. In entrepreneurial start-ups, Kenny stays focused on the customer-side of the business models, delivering customer value, managing customer relationships, growing the revenues and increasing the shareholder value.
Kenny has facilitated numerous workshops and training sessions in sales coaching, presentation skills, personal sales and sales forecasting.
Kenny holds a Master Degree in Business and Economics from Norwegian School of Management (Handelshøyskolen BI), Norway (1994-1998).
Kenny is a Norwegian citizen with three active kids and lives in a suburb outside Oslo, Norway.