Bjørnar Hovemoen new international sales director at Conexus

  • Bjørnar Hovemoen is leaving Microsoft for Conexus.
    Bjørnar Hovemoen is leaving Microsoft for Conexus.

Bjørnar Hovemoen is appointed international sales director at Conexus. He comes from a position as sales manager in education and research at Microsoft, where he has been since 1996.Conexus is well established in the Norwegian market and deliver digital deeper learning solutions for the education sector. Now the company is about to take the step into the international market with Hovemoen in the team.

World-leading deeper learning solutions
– I have followed Conexus for some time, being a key Microsoft Education partner and I know that the solutions are world class. I am looking forward to using my international network to open doors for Norwegian-developed software, and to ensure that other markets can benefit from Conexus and their deeper learning solutions, says Hovemoen.

He adds that he is looking forward to continue working with Conexus and Microsoft’s joint project to prevent school dropout using learning analytics.

Conexus has since 2001 assisted and inspired school leaders, teachers and students to build a platform for better learning using digital tools. The company’s focus on learning analytics and deeper learning facilitates to develop skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, communication, collaboration and creativity.

Major international ambitions
– We are very pleased to have Bjørnar on the team. His experience from Microsoft is of great value to us, and we look forward to further strengthening our partnership with Microsoft in what we now take the step into the international market. Ambitions are big and with Bjørnar on board, we have an important piece in place, says Solveig Ellila Kristiansen, CEO of Conexus.

– Education and learning is an exciting field, which will only become more and more important in the coming years. With Conexus solutions, we make governments, school, teachers, parents and especially students smarter and better prepared for 21st century skills requirements. Conexus is collaborating with the most important international researchers in the field, and has all the prerequisites to become a major international player. I am proud and pleased to be allowed to join in this journey, says Hovemoen.

For further information, please contact:
Solveig Ellila Kristiansen, CEO Conexus
Mobile: +47 913 70 631

Bjørnar Hovemoen, coming international sales director Conexus
Mobile: +47 905 36 763