Speaker

Gisle M. Eckhoff
Gisle M.
Eckhoff
Chief Executive Officer
DigiPlex

Gisle Michael Eckhoff joined DigiPlex in August 2014 as Chief Executive Officer. He brings nearly thirty years’ experience in senior positions in the IT industry in the US, Sweden, UK and Denmark as well as at home in Norway. Gisle is the former Senior Vice President and Managing Director of CGI’s operation in Norway and has also held many senior management roles at both country and regional levels in CSC (Computer Sciences Corporation). The experience and knowledge gained from heading up the Financial Services vertical in the Nordic region, before becoming Vice President and Managing Director of CSC in both Norway and Sweden, is of great value when implementing DigiPlex’ growth strategy in the Nordic markets.

“With its unique position in the business, with quality services, innovative solutions and a strong focus on sustainability, DigiPlex is an exciting company to join. The growth potential is enormous”, Eckhoff commented when joining DigiPlex.

Gisle M. Eckhoff holds a degree in Business Administration from the Norwegian School of Management (BI) in Norway, in addition to a range of management-, strategic planning- and sales courses. Eckhoff is fluent in Norwegian and English, and master German at a conversational level.

Background

Eckhoff was born in Bærum, Norway, in 1958 and served in the Norwegian Navy from 1978-1979. During his career, 16 years were spent in the UK, Sweden, Denmark and the USA. He now resides outside Oslo with his cohabitant and two young children.

His top three leadership approaches include; straightforwardness, honesty and loyalty. This results in very focused goal orientation where high-performance deliveries and a strong sales culture are the primary ambitions.