Pieter Cornelis Knook
Term of office: Elected 11 May 2020
Shares in Telenor ASA: 0 as of 30 April 2020
Year of birth, residence: Born 1958. Resident in London, United Kingdom.
Experience: Pieter Knook has extensive international business experience in sales, marketing and product development from multinational technology companies, including several management positions in Microsoft from 1990 to 2008. Knook served as President for Microsoft Asia from 1997 to 2001. Knook was Internet Services Director with Vodafone from 2008 to 2010 and was Visiting Professor of Innovation at the University of Cambridge. Knook is currently an Industrial Advisor at HIG Europe.
Other directorships: Member of the Board of Directors of Alpha 10X (Paris, France), Chair of the Board of Directors of LINX – The London Internet Exchange (London, UK), Chair of the Board of Directors of Altitute Angel (Reading, UK), Member of the Board of Directors of Bio-Key (New Jersey, USA) and Deputy Chair of the Board of Directors of Pulsant (Maidenhead, UK). Previous directorships include Member of the Board of Directors of TDC from 2013 – May 2018.
Education: Knook holds a MA in Electrical Sciences from the University of Cambridge.