Executive Management

Kristian Nesbak

Chief Executive Officer

Kristian Nesbak founded Infront together with Morten Lindeman in 1998. Prior to this Nesbak was one of the founders of Falcon, who became the market leader in financial information services in Norway and Sweden. In 1994, Falcon was purchased by Reuters, and Nesbak became responsible for their Internet products in the Nordic countries.

Morten Lindeman

Chief Information Officer

Morten Lindeman founded Infront together with Kristian Nesbak in 1998. He holds the position as Chief Information Officer where he is responsible for technology and innovation, mainly related to server and distribution. Lindeman gives lectures and participates in panel debates on behalf of Infront. He is the co-chair of the Nordic subcommittee and the Application Layer – Market Data SubGroup of FIX Trading Community. In the period from 1990 to 1994 Lindeman worked as a developer with responsibility for the server for Falcon AS and as senior software developer at Reuters Norge AS from 1994 to 1998.

Max Hofer

Chief Financial Officer

Max Hofer joined Infront in December 2013. He previously served as the CFO of a fast-growing technology company and has experience as an investor from Kistefos, Altor Equity Partners and Bain Capital. He started his career at McKinsey & Company, working on corporate finance-related projects for clients across Europe. Hofer holds a Master of Science degree in Economics and Finance from the University of St. Gallen (HSG), Switzerland. In addition, he holds a CEMS Master in International Management

Fredrik Koch

Chief Technology Officer

Fredrik Koch recently joined Infront in the role of CTO, taking on the responsibility for the IT Development organization as well as an advisory role in the Product organization. With his extensive experience in fintech, Fredrik works to ensure that Infront’s comprehensive customer offering is supported by resilient, scalable and efficient technology. Before joining Infront, Fredrik spent close to 25 years at SIX Financial Information in Stockholm, working with product management, business development and business transformation.

Udo Kersting

Chief Sales Officer

Udo Kersting joined Infront from vwd. In his role as CSO, Udo is responsible for the activities of Sales, Marketing, Consulting Services, Customer Success Management and Customer Support. Previously, as CPO at vwd, Udo was responsible for the development of vwd’s product vision and roadmap. Udo has extensive expertise in process optimization in capital markets and securities business, working as a member of the Divisional Board for Capital Markets at WestLB AG and prior to that, as a partner at stratec consultants GmbH.