Leadership team

Brian Schleisner


With over two decades of valuable experience in executive leadership roles, Brian Schleisner stands as a dynamic and visionary leader at the helm of Cryptera. Drawing upon his extensive commercial background combined with a solid education in business strategy and development Brian brings a solid set of skills and knowledge to his role as CEO.

Brian’s journey through various leadership positions has not only shaped his strategic acumen but also provided him with a deep understanding of the industry. His experience has played a pivotal role in shaping Cryptera’s forward-thinking strategy, positioning the company to address the evolving market for embedded security solutions.

What truly sets Brian apart is his unwavering passion for realizing the vision of Cryptera. His motivation is driven by a desire to inspire the talented individuals within the company, encouraging them to collectively build a new business and seize untapped opportunities in the IoT security market. Under his leadership, Cryptera is dedicated to navigate the ever-evolving landscape of the payment- and security markets and fostering valuable collaborations with customers and partners.

As the driving force behind Cryptera’s transformative journey, Brian Schleisner represents the values, collaboration and dedication that defines the company’s mission to develop secure and sustainable solutions for the future.

Stig Gudmundsen

Director of Sales and Marketing

Meet Stig Gudmundsen, our Sales and Marketing Director, whose extensive experience in global sales have shaped him into a dynamic leader in the industry.

With over 25 years of dedicated service in the field, Stig’s journey in sales has taken him across borders and industries, honing his expertise along the way. He embarked on his career by representing the Danish Ministry of Industry in France, where he delved into the intricacies of international sales. Later, Stig founded his own company, specializing in global trade with foreign markets, further expanding his global perspective.

Stig’s international exposure has endowed him with a unique ability to perceive both the challenges and opportunities that await in diverse markets and industries. His passion for mountain biking mirrors his approach to business – always on the move, adapting to changes, and embracing challenges with enthusiasm.

At Cryptera, Stig Gudmundsen brings his unwavering dedication, sharp insight, and a motivation for staying ahead of the curve to drive our Sales and Marketing efforts.

Bettina Hansen

CFO & Head of HR

Bettina’s journey at Cryptera began over a decade ago, and since then, she has made a strong mark on our organization. Holding several key responsibilities as a manager of Finance and HR, as well as a dedicated member of our board, Bettina’s multifaceted role showcases her talent and dedication.

Bettina’s ability to streamline and fortify our finance department, is a testament to her strength and expertise. Through her insights and tireless efforts, she has not only kept our financial operations running smoothly but also empowered herself to oversee multiple critical areas within our company.

As a member of the board, Bettina plays a pivotal role in aligning her department with the overarching strategies of Cryptera. Her keen insights and financial acumen ensure that our financial endeavors are always in harmony with the broader objectives of our organization.

Bettina Hansen is not just a vital part of our leadership team; She is always on the lookout for new opportunities, she continually explores uncharted territories to further the development of Cryptera.

One such remarkable initiative under Bettina’s purview is the establishment of Cryptera’s first-ever Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) annual report. With her capable hands at the helm, we are confident that this endeavor will help us showcase our commitment to sustainability, responsibility, and excellence.

Kirsten Spang

Supply Chain Director

With an impressive career spanning over 34 years in sales and purchasing, Kirsten brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to our team. Her journey has taken her through both national and international companies, providing her with a deep understanding of diverse markets and cultures. Kirsten’s global experience includes working in the United Kingdom and Germany, giving her a unique perspective that enriches our international relationships.

Kirsten’s commitment to Cryptera has been unwavering for almost a decade, during which she has held various leadership roles, steadily climbing the ranks from Senior Purchaser to her current position as a vital member of our leadership team. Her dedication and passion for our company’s success shine through in every role she has undertaken.

One of Kirsten’s key responsibilities lies in ensuring the highest standards of quality across our supply chain. Under her watchful eye, Cryptera continuously aligns with the latest ISO compliance and adheres to a multitude of product-related standards, ensuring that our products meet and exceed industry benchmarks.

Kirsten’s influence extends beyond numbers and standards. Her leadership style emphasizes the importance of collaboration and teamwork as the driving forces behind our success. She is not only a strong voice but also a friendly face that represents Cryptera when engaging with our extensive network of international suppliers and customers.

Poul Bondo

Head of R&D, Payment Solutions & SPS

Poul Bondo, is our new leader for Cryptera’s R&D team dedicated to Payment Solutions.

We are thrilled to have him on board, bringing with him over a decade of experience in leadership and software development. Poul’s remarkable track record, honed during his career at former Sagem Denmark (now Cryptera) and GateHouse in the Maritime Industry, makes him a good fit for shaping the future of our Payment Solutions division.

His insights and expertise will undoubtedly play a vital role in driving innovation and excellence in this crucial area. Poul excels in converting customer requirements and market trends into sustainable solutions that are supported for a full product life cycle. 

He approaches every challenge with an open mind and a “can do” attitude, ensuring that our solutions meet customers’ needs effectively. Additionally, Poul brings a broad understanding of software development, encompassing both embedded use and cloud deployment, as well as machine learning.

Please join us in welcoming Poul as we look forward to the exciting journey ahead.

Jonas Roum-Møller

Head of R&D, IoT Security

We are pleased to introduce Jonas Roum-Møller, the newest addition to Cryptera’s Leadership team and our R&D team. Jonas will lead our IoT Security efforts and development. Jonas has a wealth of experience in leading software development, gained from his 10+ years at Silicon Labs in Denmark.

Jonas’ expertise makes him the ideal candidate to guide our IoT Security team, ensuring the highest standards of security and innovation. We are confident that Jonas’s vision and knowledge will bolster our commitment to providing cutting-edge IoT Security solutions.

Join us in welcoming Jonas as we embark on this exciting journey towards greater security and innovation in the world of IoT.

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