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About Us

About Us

At Elliptic Labs, we believe that excellence comes from possessing a solid “INNER” core—from our people to our products.

Our signature product, INNER BEAUTY®, disrupted mobile design across the industry by enabling phones to be truly bezel-less. Used by world-leading smartphone manufacturers, INNER BEAUTY delivers a screen size “beyond infinity.”

For rapid innovation, Elliptic Labs uses AI and machine learning to provide INNER BEAUTY, INNER MAGIC™ and INNER REFLECTION™: proximity, 3D touch-free interaction, presence, and sensing products for mobile, wearables and IoT devices.

Elliptic Labs is a global company with headquarters in Norway (Oslo) and offices in USA (San Francisco) and China (Shanghai, Beijing, & Shenzhen). Our international team brings the best of their “INNER” culture to our products, technology, and business methodologies, ensuring that we will continue to lead the world market in our space.

Leadership

Laila Danielsen

President & CEO, Co-Founder

Guenael Strutt

VP Product

Espen Klovning

VP of Engineering

Laila Danielsen is a serial entrepreneur and an experienced tech executive with expertise in enterprise software and technology at both Fortune 500 companies and Silicon Valley start-ups. Due to her exceptional leadership skills and strong customer-orientation, Ms. Danielsen has a long history of success in bringing technology to market and building focused teams, including FastScale Technology Inc. (acquired by EMC/VMware), Scali (acquired by Platform Computing), and HotLink Corporation. She has also held management roles at IBM, Penguin Computing and other companies. Danielsen shares her expertise as an advisor to ascending companies. She is a speaker at top MBA programs and an advisor for Innovation Norway. She was awarded an MS at the Norwegian School of Economics and a BA at University of San Francisco.

Guenael Strutt is an experienced tech leader, having spent over 16 years in product development, system integration and user experience design for both Fortune 500 companies and tech start-ups. With over 40 wireless communication and handheld device interaction patents, his robust vision for technology products has resulted in the delivery of compelling mobile solutions. Before joining Elliptic Labs, Strutt served as Software Development Manager at Lab126/Amazon, leading a team in designing and prototyping new user experiences for portable devices. Strutt graduated with a diplôme d’ingénieur from the University of Technology of Compiègne, France, an MS from Florida Atlantic University, and an MBA from Rollins College.

Espen Klovning brings more than 16 years of engineering proficiency to his position of VP of Engineering at Elliptic Labs. His management experience includes executive positions in technology companies and repeatedly building successful and highly performing engineering teams. Previously, he was director of engineering at Cisco Systems, worked for Tandberg and was VP, R&D at Birdstep Technology. In 1998, he founded Advanced Communications Technology, drawing on his extensive engineering knowledge. Earlier in his career he was a research scientist for Telenor. He is author of several Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE) RFCs and has written over ten scientific papers on communications protocols. Klovning holds several patents in wireless communication and mobility.

Brian Daly

VP Sales & Business Development

Randi Fagervik

CFO & IR

Brian Daly oversees sales, partnership development, and business strategy at Elliptic Labs. He has over 25 years of VP experience in the wireless communications industry, having served in companies such as Skyworks Solutions, Synaptics,  Atmel (acquired by Microchip), and Goodix.  Brian has a BSEE from University of California, San Diego and a MSEE from California State University, Northridge.

Randi Fagervik is a capital markets specialist with 20 years of experience in investment and corporate banking. Prior to joining Elliptic Labs, Fagervik worked at the Oslo Stock Exchange where she was responsible for the development of new exchange rules and the service of a broad client portfolio. Fagervik has also held positions such as COO, Head of Execution, Director, and VP of the corporate finance departments at DNB, Pareto Securities, Agasti Capital Markets, and DNB Bank. She received a Master of Science from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH), specializing in finance and strategy. She also studied three years of law and science at the University of Bergen.

Leadership

Laila Danielsen

President & CEO, Co-Founder

Laila Danielsen is a serial entrepreneur and an experienced tech executive with expertise in enterprise software and technology at both Fortune 500 companies and Silicon Valley start-ups. Due to her exceptional leadership skills and strong customer-orientation, Ms. Danielsen has a long history of success in bringing technology to market and building focused teams, including FastScale Technology Inc. (acquired by EMC/VMware), Scali (acquired by Platform Computing), and HotLink Corporation. She has also held management roles at IBM, Penguin Computing and other companies. Danielsen shares her expertise as an advisor to ascending companies. She is a speaker at top MBA programs and an advisor for Innovation Norway. She was awarded an MS at the Norwegian School of Economics and a BA at University of San Francisco.

Guenael Strutt

VP of Product Development

Guenael Strutt is an experienced tech leader, having spent over 16 years in product development, system integration and user experience design for both Fortune 500 companies and tech start-ups. With over 40 wireless communication and handheld device interaction patents, his robust vision for technology products has resulted in the delivery of compelling mobile solutions. Before joining Elliptic Labs, Strutt served as Software Development Manager at Lab126/Amazon, leading a team in designing and prototyping new user experiences for portable devices. Strutt graduated with a diplôme d’ingénieur from the University of Technology of Compiègne, France, an MS from Florida Atlantic University, and an MBA from Rollins College.

Espen Klovning

VP of Engineering

Espen Klovning brings more than 16 years of engineering proficiency to his position of VP of Engineering at Elliptic Labs. His management experience includes executive positions in technology companies and repeatedly building successful and highly performing engineering teams. Previously, he was director of engineering at Cisco Systems, worked for Tandberg and was VP, R&D at Birdstep Technology. In 1998, he founded Advanced Communications Technology, drawing on his extensive engineering knowledge. Earlier in his career he was a research scientist for Telenor. He is author of several Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE) RFCs and has written over ten scientific papers on communications protocols. Klovning holds several patents in wireless communication and mobility.

Brian Daly

VP Sales & Business Development

Brian Daly oversees sales, partnership development, and business strategy at Elliptic Labs. He has over 25 years of VP experience in the wireless communications industry, having served in companies such as Skyworks Solutions, Synaptics,  Atmel (acquired by Microchip), and Goodix.  Brian has a BSEE from University of California, San Diego and a MSEE from California State University, Northridge.

Randi Fagervik

CFO & IR

Randi Fagervik is a capital markets specialist with 20 years of experience in investment and corporate banking. Prior to joining Elliptic Labs, Fagervik worked at the Oslo Stock Exchange where she was responsible for the development of new exchange rules and the service of a broad client portfolio. Fagervik has also held positions such as COO, Head of Execution, Director, and VP of the corporate finance departments at DNB, Pareto Securities, Agasti Capital Markets, and DNB Bank. She received a Master of Science from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH), specializing in finance and strategy. She also studied three years of law and science at the University of Bergen.

Offices

San Francisco, California

Elliptic Labs
575 Market Street Suite 3950
San Francisco CA 94105, USA

Oslo, Norway

Elliptic Laboratories AS
Akersgata 32
0180 Oslo, Norway

Shanghai, China

Elliptic Labs
Rm 1930, 600 Lu Ban Road
Jiang Nan Shipyard Building
Shanghai 200023, P.R. China

Review our open positions here and send your resume and cover letter to careers@ellipticlabs.com

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