Conax is a scandinavian blockchain company, creating financial and banking solutions for a new world.

Conax Technology AS was established in Norway in 2009 and since January 2020 is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Conax Group AB (publ). With its headquarters in Stockholm, Conax maintains R&D centres in Oslo and Toronto. 

Management team

Kim Forssell


Kim is a serial entrepreneur with over 25 years experience and expertise in startup and scaleup of companies on a global basis. Kim’s strengths lies in identifying new opportunities and applying new technology and solutions to disrupt well established patterns and industries. Kim has at multiple occasions successfully raised and returned capital to investors and he was previously CEO of Net Zero Enterprises. Kim holds two advanced degrees; MBA and MSc in Industrial and Systems Engineering.

Zane Dawood


As lead developer, Zane has a high proficiency in diverse technologies. He focuses on implementing technical solutions in tandem with business strategy, as well as supervising highly scalable projects with blockchain applications.

With almost 20 years of extensive entrepreneurship experience, Zane has worked at top-level management in global firms in finance, telecom and IT.

Board of Directors

Hellen Wohlin Lidgard


Hellen Wohlin Lidgard is a serial entrepreneur, CEO and investor in technology sector. Hellen has been CEO for 12 years in fast growing tech companies and has been board member in over 15 companies, both listed and private, among other Sjunde AP-fonden, Kvadrat Holding, Moment Group, Climber, Prismatic Sensors and Yellow Elk. She bridges the gap between deep tech and sales and loves to build high quality teams with the best people. She is MSc in Electrical Engineering and has a degree in Finance.

Stein Erik Nordmo


Stein Erik has for the past ten years been part of the founding team of Telenor Financial Services. Today Telenor serves more than 20 million customers in unbanked markets in South East Asia. He has recently joined the Scandinavian Fintech company Vopy Technology as their Chief Commercial Officer. His passion is about Financial Inclusion, and will work for Conax to be part of the solution to serve the 1.5 billion people still excluded from Financial Services. He holds a Master of Management degree from BI Norwegian Business School.

Sven Hattenhauer

Chairman of the Board

30 years of experience in emerging technology and entrepreneurship within the software business.

Bridges production and marketing with extensive experience in leadership, marketing and sales.

Former CEO in listed investment company Abelco Investment Group and Chairman of QuickBit eu AB (publ) and Conax Group AB (publ).