Press release

Norkon welcomes Jarle Nordby-Bøe as Chief Technology Officer

1st December, 2023

Oslo, Norway – Norkon, a SaaS solution provider for the news and media industry, is thrilled to announce the appointment of Jarle Nordby-Bøe as the new Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Jarle brings a wealth of experience and expertise from Playfinity, a leading SaaS gaming company, where he previously filled the role of CTO and CEO.

Jarle will play a key role in driving our technology strategy and build leading products for the future of media. With a proven track record of building innovative technology teams in Norway and abroad, Jarle is well-equipped to lead Norkon through its next phase of innovation and growth.


“We are thrilled to welcome Jarle to Norkon as our Chief Technology Officer,” says Eirik Næsje, CEO at Norkon. “His extensive experience in the SaaS gaming industry and his successful track record of building strong teams and technology makes him an invaluable addition to our leadership team. Jarle believes in people and teams, and will therefore be a perfect match for our culture. We are confident that Jarle will play a key role in driving our technological strategy and enhancing our capabilities to better serve our customers.”

Jarle is a veteran in the Norwegian startup scene and is passionate about the use of technology for gamification in new applications. “Norkon is in a unique position among Norwegian startups”, he says. “In a highly competitive media market, they have created a niche of engaging products that have the potential to transform traditional media companies worldwide and engage readers through more engaging content and gamification. I am honored to get the chance to join this ambitious team!”


Norkon CTO Jarle Boe

About Norkon:

Norkon empowers publishers by providing real-time and engaging reader experiences that support subscription revenue strategies and monetization strategies.

From delivering financial news with Pulse, an award-winning stock market gamification to attract new audiences with Fantasy Funds and addressing publisher’s live reporting needs with it’s live-blogging solution Live Center, Norkon delivers up-to-the-second technology and audience engagement.

Our solutions are trusted by publishers across the globe, such as Amedia, CH Media, Dagens Næringsliv, Handelsblatt, NZME, Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Global Media, to name just a few. Visit for more information.

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