Erik Langaker is a serial technology entrepreneur with strong financial expertise. He has over the years served on the board of a number of international companies, both listed and privately owned. He also serves as industrial advisor to the EQT Private equity group as well as non exec director of HitecVision. He is an investor focusing on early stage technology.
Erik Langaker has broad experience from Norwegian and international technology and finance, M&A and early commercialization of technology. Since the late 80s, Erik has participated in the startup and development of several successful technology companies, with StormGeo Group being one particular example. For close to 9 years Erik served as chairman of a technology company focusing on VR based training systems for minimally invasive surgery. Their system is still in use by a large number of highly acclaimed universities and medical schools.
Erik has extensive board experience from companies like StormGeo Group, AWT, Datarespons, GeoKnowledge, Resoptima, Link Mobility, Talkmore, Payex Group, Simsurgery and Viken Fibernett.
In addition, he has served as an industrial advisor or board member to several international Private Equity companies. He is also on the Board of Human Rights Watch Norway as well as Aschehoug, a large Nordic publishing House.