Meet our management

Lene Diesen


Lene Diesen is the CEO of Semine. Lene has broad experience from the IT industry from a technologically operational perspective to strategic top management, nationally and internationally. Prior to joining Semine in December 2019, Lene was deputy CEO of Microsoft Norway and involved in leading Microsoft Norway through the largest restricting process in the company’s history. In addition Lene has held several leading positions withing project management and consultancy in Software Innovation and Tieto.

Jan Skjøy


Jan is the COO of Semine. He joined Semine in March 2020. Prior to joining Semine, Jan was Director for Customer Success in Microsoft Norway a segment of Advisors and Architects that enable and drive the cloud journey, adoption and digital transformation. His previous experience includes positions such as Senior Director and head of Strategic Consulting in both Microsoft and Fast Search and Transfer, Business Manager in SAP and various roles in Telenor. In addition Jan has extended experience from the accounting industry running his own accounting firm.

Erik Diedrich


Erik is the CFO of Semine. He joined Semine in April 2020 from Energy Nets a start up with in the energy sector. Erik's previous experience includes extended experience from Microsoft Norway where he held several positions within Finance and sales excellence, and from Deloitte where he worked as an Auditor.

Daniel Karlsen

Chief Commercial Officer

Daniel is Chief Commercial Officer in Semine. Daniel joined the company as early as October 2017 and have built and implemented the commercial operation in Semine. Prior to joining Semine Daniel has held several marketing and sales positions within Software Innovation and Tieto where he worked as a Sales Executive and was responsible for building and executing the sales strategy towards certain enterprise segments within both private and public sector. Daniel has broad experience from working with software sales in both start-ups and well-established companies and have worked internationally for Montaag in San Francisco.

Kristian Hoff

Chief Technology Officer

Kristian joined Semine in September 2018 and is the Chief Technology Officer responsible for the technology and development of the SEMINE platform. Prior to joining Semine in 2018, Kristian has worked 18 years in Solar working as a software developer and architect focusing on ERP systems, integrations and other business applications.

Robert Kristiansen

Founder and Chief Innovation Officer

Robert is founder and Chief innovation officer at Semine. Robert founded Semine in 2016 after seeing the lack of automation in the finance and accounting industy. Robert has founded several software companies and worked in with many larger digitalization projects in the Nordics. He sold his software development service company (140 employees) in 2012 to the Kongsberg Group that is now a part of and Kongsberg Digital.