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.
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.
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 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.