Chief Business Officer

Would you like to be the business lead in a tech startup possessing game-changing technology well positioned to scale internationally?

In short, we specialize in emerging interactive technologies and have created a virtual collaboration platform to connect decision makers. Our VR solution is used within building and construction, oil and gas, health care, real estate, production and industry, public sector, architecture and education. Ever wondered about the start-up life but don’t want to worry about your next paycheck? Join Vixel on our exciting journey from start-up to a scale-up!  

We grow rapidly and need a tech savvy, market-oriented leader with industry experience and the ability to build strong teams, attract leading partners and to take the company through further growth. We seek an ambitious, experienced and actionable leader. Together with ambitious management and active board and owners, you will play a key role in the company going from startup to scaleup. Vixel has recently received funding from venture capitalist Skagerak Maturo and Construct Venture (owned by AF Gruppen and OBOS)  who will actively support the company. Vixel is well-positioned and possess unique virtual collaboration (VR) technology used in building and construction, oil and gas, health, real estate, production and industry, public sector, architecture and education. As our Chief Business Officer (CBO), you will report directly to the CEO and sometimes to the Board.  You’ll take ultimate responsibility for driving the development and execution of our commercial strategy to enable us to achieve our aggressive growth plans 

You will have office location in Gjøvik or Oslo.  

You would 

  • Lead the company through a phase of strong growth, business development and further commercialization 
  • Obtain a profound understanding of our global market opportunities and customer requirements 
  • Prioritize the most lucrative market opportunities and executing the plan to capture them 
  • Contribute to realizing existing and new business opportunities through an active role on behalf of customers, investors and other relevant partners 
  • Be the company’s spokesperson and “face out” towards media, market players and at relevant industry and technology conferences 
  • Ensure that all potential buyers/distribution partners of our products and services reach a full understanding of the value it bring to them and their clients  
  • Total responsibility also entails overall financial responsibility. Including CPI management and reporting and responsibility for securing work processes that contribute to general business orientation and profitable growth 
  • Provide regular commercial updates as part of the company’s Board and investor reporting requirements 

Your profile: 

  • Higher education, but proven track record can compensate for higher education 
  • Relevant leadership experience
  • Experience with building a multidisciplinary team
  • Experience from SaaS companies 
  • Experience from one or more of the mentioned industries: Building and construction, oil and gas, real estate, production and industry 
  • Experience from companies in growth, preferably with an international orientation 
  • Background from a company and/or business development, strategy processes, project management or similar is considered advantageous 
  • Strong technology interest 

Personal characteristics 

  • Motivating leadership with the ability to build teams, inspired by strong growth and development 
  • Relevant network  
  • Comprehensive thinking and strategic combined with operational decision-making ability and ability to act 
  • Robust, present and safe in the face of employees, customers, media and owners 
  • Inclusive and listening with focus on facilitating employee professional development 
  • Motivated by working structured and business-oriented towards realizing demanding growth goals 
  • Demonstrate a willingness to change when technology creates space for creative and business development processes 
  • You are motivated to occasionally be involved in multidisciplinary functions as we grow rapidly 

How to apply 

Send a motivation letter expressing your interest and relevant experience as well as your CV to as soon as possible. If you have more questions about the role, please contact  us on