The team behind Memcare has worked together building international technological solutions and business development for more than 10 years. The team has founded several successful start-ups.

Team Memcare


Lars Martinsen

CEO, Chairman & Co-Founder

Håkon O. Årøen

CTO & Co-Founder

Chad Hladik

Head of International Partnerships

Alexandr Nosenko


Christopher Nowak


Board of Directors

Lars Martinsen, CEO, Chairman & Co-Founder

Martinsen's previous experience includes editor and, business developer at Solstad Group, Chairman and Owner of Nettmediehuset AS (a company that was sold to Edda Media, now Amedia) and Co-Founder and Managing Director of Microenta. The company's unique technology and solutions were acquired in 2013 and is now used by over 10,000 clients annually. Martinsen is Co-Founder, CEO and Chairman of the Board at Memcare, board member in 2PARK Technologies and Managing Director & Chairman of Lamaco.

Håkon O. Årøen, CTO & Co-Founder

Årøen holds an MSc in Business from BI Norwegian Business School and Maastricht University. He also has a BSc in Computer Technology Engineering from Oslo University College. Årøen has worked in several startups and also has experience working in finance. He was part of the start-up team and co-founded Microenta in 2010, the company's unique technology and solutions were acquired in 2013 and are now used by over 10,000 clients annually.

Haakon Knappskog, Board Member

Knappskog has a Masters in Finance from the Norwegian School of Management, majoring in economics. He has also conducted officer training in the Norwegian army. He has previous experience as a financial analyst in Kemetyl Group, a strategy analyst at Color Line and is responsible for the commercial development of Pemco Trepellets AS in Norway. Knappskog is currently CEO of Pemco Energy and Arbaflame. He is a shareholder and board member of several companies.

Kenneth Bentsen, Board Member

Bentsen has worked in the parking industry since the 1980s and has held several leadership roles both in the nordics and eastern Europe. In recent years, he has founded 2PARK Technologies, which has developed the most innovative solutions for the parking business. Bentsen is a part-owner of Indigo Invest AS and responsible for their parking operations. He is also a board member of several companies, both in Norway and internationally.