We are independent, objective advisors with different professional backgrounds

We are independent, objective advisors with different professional backgrounds

We are independent, objective advisors with different professional backgrounds

We are independent, objective advisors with different professional backgrounds

Emerge Consulting is an independent Norwegian management consulting firm averaging 20 years experience covering more than 200 projects within a wide range of topics, business areas and industries.

Our Core Team

Our Core Team

Our Core Team

Arve Heltne

For 30 years, Arve Heltne has held a number of management positions in marketing, sales and innovation in the Orkla Group, including as CEO of Lilleborg. As a representative of one of the country's largest advertisers, he was for many years chairman of ANFO and has been a clear voice in the Norwegian marketing industry. Arve now leads MediaHub, with a focus on building networks of Norwegian advertisers and Norwegian media.

arve@emergeco.no

arve@emergeco.no

+47 928 81 108

simon@emergeco.no

+47 928 81 108

simon@emergeco.no

Simon Vestvik

Simon Vestvik has 15 years of experience from operational roles within brand management, category, sales and as interim CEO, and as a management consultant specializing in strategy, business development and concept development. As project lead and consultancy firm partner Simon is an experienced discussion partner to CEOs and CMOs. Simon has experience from Orkla Foods' innovation board, has been responsible for annual negotiations with NorgesGruppen on behalf of Orkla Foods, and has been a course developer and lecturer on the brand program of Canica AS. Recent work has been focused on future proofing business models by uncovering opportunities for growth.

Rune Albertsen

Rune Albertsen has for almost 15 years helped Norwegian and international companies with growth strategies and marketing effects as client director in Business Science, country manager in Gain Theory and senior analyst in the London-based management consulting company Vanguard Strategy. Rune is a well-known key note speaker on topics such as effect modelling and branding and one of the Nordic region's leading experts on marketing effects and analysis.

+47 904 19 486

rune@emergeco.no

+47 904 19 486

rune@emergeco.no

Håkon Wik Heltne

Håkon Wik Heltne has 5 years of experience as a management consultant specializing in strategy, commercial growth, new technology, business development, change management and leadership. As an experienced project manager Håkon has been part of shaping commercial strategies for several leading Nordic companies spanning across a wide range of industries both B2B and B2C. Before joining Emerge, Håkon was part of starting up Implement Consulting Group's generative AI initiatives - playing an instrumental role in delivering the first projects within the space. Recent work has been focused on generative AI and commercial strategy design and execution.

+47 988 99 863

haakon@emergeco.no

Håkon Wik Heltne

Håkon Wik Heltne has 5 years of experience as a management consultant specializing in strategy, commercial growth, new technology, business development, change management and leadership. As an experienced project manager Håkon has been part of shaping commercial strategies for several leading Nordic companies spanning across a wide range of industries both B2B and B2C. Before joining Emerge, Håkon was part of starting up Implement Consulting Group's generative AI initiatives - playing an instrumental role in delivering the first projects within the space. Recent work has been focused on generative AI and commercial strategy design and execution.

Håkon Wiik Heltne

Håkon Wik Heltne has 5 years of experience as a management consultant specializing in strategy, commercial growth, new technology, business development, change management and leadership. As an experienced project manager Håkon has been part of shaping commercial strategies for several leading Nordic companies spanning across a wide range of industries both B2B and B2C. Before joining Emerge, Håkon was part of starting up Implement Consulting Group's generative AI initiatives - playing an instrumental role in delivering the first projects within the space. Recent work has been focused on generative AI and commercial strategy design and execution.

+47 988 99 863

haakon@emergeco.no

Christian Nordby Bø

For 15 years Christian Nordby Bø has been working with market research, campaign effectiveness, and brand strategy. He has extensive experience from a variety of different industries as a strategist, project lead and analyst. His main projects include brand equity and positioning, media measurement, consumer insights and segmentation, testing creative power, and marketing effects. He recently worked as Insight and Strategy Director at Mindshare, helping brands like SAS, Volvo, REMA 1000, Helsedirektoratet, Unilever and many more. Christian is also a well-known speaker on marketing effects, attention, brand building, and ad irritation.

Johannes Strøm

For almost 15 years, Johannes Strøm has worked with brand management and business development. He has been responsible for the growth strategy of well known FMCG brands such as Grandiosa and Lofoten, and have extensive experience in identifying and executing strategic measures that creates profitable growth for brands. Johannes also has operational experience from negotiations, organizational development, M&A projects and as a project leader for complex innovation and development projects.

+47 917 87 030

johannes@emergeco.no

Christian Nordby Bø

For 15 years Christian Nordby Bø has been working with market research, campaign effectiveness, and brand strategy. He has extensive experience from a variety of different industries as a strategist, project lead and analyst. His main projects include brand equity and positioning, media measurement, consumer insights and segmentation, testing creative power, and marketing effects. He recently worked as Insight and Strategy Director at Mindshare, helping brands like SAS, Volvo, REMA 1000, Helsedirektoratet, Unilever and many more. Christian is also a well-known speaker on marketing effects, attention, brand building, and ad irritation.

+47 930 68 685

christian@emergeco.no

Johannes Strøm

For almost 15 years, Johannes Strøm has worked with brand management and business development. He has been responsible for the growth strategy of well known FMCG brands such as Grandiosa and Lofoten, and have extensive experience in identifying and executing strategic measures that creates profitable growth for brands. Johannes also has operational experience from negotiations, organizational development, M&A projects and as a project leader for complex innovation and development projects.

+47 917 87 030

johannes@emergeco.no

Christian Nordby Bø

For 15 years Christian Nordby Bø has been working with market research, campaign effectiveness, and brand strategy. He has extensive experience from a variety of different industries as a strategist, project lead and analyst. His main projects include brand equity and positioning, media measurement, consumer insights and segmentation, testing creative power, and marketing effects. He recently worked as Insight and Strategy Director at Mindshare, helping brands like SAS, Volvo, REMA 1000, Helsedirektoratet, Unilever and many more. Christian is also a well-known speaker on marketing effects, attention, brand building, and ad irritation.

+47 930 68 685

christian@emergeco.no

Johannes Strøm

For almost 15 years, Johannes Strøm has worked with brand management and business development. He has been responsible for the growth strategy of well known FMCG brands such as Grandiosa and Lofoten, and have extensive experience in identifying and executing strategic measures that creates profitable growth for brands. Johannes also has operational experience from negotiations, organizational development, M&A projects and as a project leader for complex innovation and development projects.

Advisory Board

Bjarte Humborstad
Caulis

Thomas Straw
Caulis

Håvard Kvernaas Bakken
ANFO

Daniel Granlund Bredahl
OBOS

Glenn Engebretsen
TV2