How we got here

Since the founding of the company in 2015, we have been forming industry partnerships and gaining knowledge about the industries. Through these partnerships, we have been able to prove our concepts, identify technical challenges and form new ventures.

How we’ll get there

With the acquired competence and formed partnerships, Birdview is now in the process of converting concepts and ideas into applicable solutions. Since 2018, the company has been expanding to acquire the technical skills and resources needed to achieve our goals.

Our Team

Collective excellence

When your mission is to be better, faster and smarter, you need the best people driving your vision forward.


Pouyan H. Shariffiasl

Founder & coordinator

Pouyan H. Shariffiasl is the founder and the man behind the Birdview concept including drone pilot and holds license for operating class R01, RO2 and RO3 unmanned airborne devices. He has also been technically responsible for flight operations on maritime vessels.

David Daud


David is an experienced Chief Technology Officer. He has an extensive entrepreneurial background where he has co-founded companies such as Talk2the Future, ThingFarm, among others. His technical experience and leadership is rooted in the Cyber Security, Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and Embedded Systems in general.

Mohibb Malik

Naval engineer

Mohibb Ghani Malik has experience from development of technology and services for operators in subsea oil/gas fields and offshore wind farms with special focus on software tools. Mohibb hold a M.Sc. in Marine Technology with a specialization in Hydrodynamics.

Dino Vele

Application Engineer

Dino Vele’s expertise lies in hardware development end signal processing. Among the technologies he brings are; mixed signal IC design, hardware test design, embedded programming and prototype testing. Dino holds as M.Sc. In Microelectronics from University of Oslo.

Rafael I. Gallegos

Hardware Engineer

Rafael has a B.Sc. in electrical engineering from the Metropolitan University of Oslo and Akershus. With previous job experience in electrical engineering, electronic repair and service, machining and software development. Responsible for design, machining, powertrain and electronic drivetrain of the system.

Martin A. Svalesen

Cybernetics and Robotics

Martin has a M.Sc. degree in Cybernetics and Robotics at NTNU. He is complementing Birdview with his knowledge and experience in Autonomous Systems, Computer Vision and Embedded Systems.

Jenefer Sureshkumar

Backend Developer

Jenefer has experience in development of services for applications. She holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Computer Science. Her expertises is within backend software development, database management and shell scripting.

Sergio P. Molina

Cybernetics and Robotics

Sergio holds a degree in industrial engineering from the polytechnic university of Catalonia, and is currently completing a M.Sc. program for automatic control and robotics at the same university. Sergio’s expertise lies within control theory and computer vision.

Oguzhan Yoruk

Full Stack Developer

Oguzhan holds a M.Sc. degree in Mathematics from Bilkent University. He complemented the mathematics with programming, and has since gained experience and expertise from the defense industry as a full stack developer.

Walid Raach

Solution Architect

Walid has a M.Sc. degree in embedded engineering. He carries experience in different development cycles from embedding Software and hardware electronic products. Walid has experience on The Internet of Things and Cyber Security off-the-shelf hardware and software products.

Jaehyeong Hwang

Cybernetics and Robotics

Jae holds a bachelor’s degree in Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering from the University of Ulsan, South Korea. He is completing his master’s degree in Marine Technology, specializing in Cyberentics in 2022. He has lots of interest in Cybernetics and Robotics regardless of industry.

Adam Hosni

Full Stack Developer

Adam is a full stack software developer with various experiences from IoT and Cyber Security. Beside having a Bachelor’s degree in Computer science and Multimedia, he is well experienced with front-end and back-end development. Adam has been responsible for several projects as a full stack developer for embedded Off-the-Shelf software products.

Our board

Collective experience

When ambitions are high, having the right people behind the team makes the difference.


Thomas Nguyen


Thomas is the CFO of Hero Kapital. Hero Kapital is represented as shareholders in Birdview AS via their investment firm Nibor AS. Thomas is by trait an auditor with a wide experience within corporate law, accounting and tax law. Following these origins, he helped build, to what it is today, by having the operative economic responsibilities of the company. The experiences from has resulted in wide knowledge of start-ups and company growth. As the CFO of Hero Kapital, Thomas has the overarching experience of asset assessment, transactions and economic growth, amongst others.

Thomas Nygaard


Thomas is currently the Senior Vice President of Maritime Robotics at Kongsberg Maritime. Prior to this, he has worked in multiple positions within Kongsberg Maritime, from Controller to Director of Finance. Through these roles, Thomas has gained knowledge and experience within areas such as strategic planning, analytics and structuring, both on the financial and business level.

Linda Janshaug


Linda has 26 years of experience working at TehcnipFMC with construction, procurement and technical documentation. In the later years, the subsea energy sector has seen the need for a shift in order to meet the need for cost reduction and increase in throughput. This change has been a positive for the industry and has given Linda the opportunity to work with sustainable fish farming and LEAN project management.

Erik Jakubowski


Erik is an internationally experienced business development professional with a wide network and a proven track record. Erik has work for Equinor since 2011 and is regarded as a result oriented professional. He also possesses relevant experience in investment, business development and business operations. Erik is eager to contribute to a competent, result oriented and high pace company.