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About Us

A dynamic global team of innovators

Our Story

Zwipe believes the inherent uniqueness of every person is the key to a safer future. We work with great passion across networks of international organizations, industries and cultures to make convenience safe and secure.

We are pioneering next generation biometric cards for payment, physical & logical access control and identification solutions. We promise our customers and partners deep insight and frictionless solutions, ensuring a seamless user experience with our innovative biometric products & services.

Founded and headquartered in Oslo, Norway, our growing team is represented by 15 different nationalities in 12 countries across five time zones, from Colorado to Singapore!

Zwipe Insights captures existing consumer payment habits, their concerns and their views on biometric payment solutions
Biometric is the key
Management Team

President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Robert Puskaric joined Zwipe as President and CEO in June 2022. Mr. Puskaric brings a renewed focus on commercialising Zwipe’s current products and services and has a proven track record of transforming cutting-edge companies into growth and success.

Robert Puskaric has a long successful career mainly from the Ericsson group where positions held include President, Region Northern Europe and Central Asia,President, Ericsson Mobile Platforms, Senior Vice President, Business Unit Modems, and Executive Vice President, ST-Ericsson. He has also been President and CEO of Doro Group AB and Eniro Group AB. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Management (Civilekonom) from Lund University, Sweden.


CEO since June 2022

Shareholdings: 0 shares and 450 000 options


Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Mercer is heading up operations, program management and supply chain management at Zwipe. He is a senior business executive with a focused background in supply chain management and advanced product development.

Mr. Mercer brings a wealth of experience across both technical and administrative disciplines to support Zwipe’s supply chain readiness and scaling initiatives.

Prior to Zwipe he has held multiple management positions, notably at Intel Corporation and Cobham Semiconductor Solutions (formerly Aeroflex).

Joined the management team: April 2018

Shareholdings: 5 500 shares and 220 000 options


CFO and Head of IR

Ms. Danielle Glenn joined Zwipe as CFO and Head of IR in May 2022, where she will help lead the company through its next phase of international commercialization of biometric cards within payments and access control.

Ms. Glenn joined Zwipe from a position as CFO of Arctic Bioscience AS, a Norwegian biotech company. While at Arctic Bioscience, Ms. Glenn managed the company’s capital markets activities and Investor Relations and was heavily involved in setting the company’s overall strategic, commercial, operating and investment plans.

Ms. Glenn spent most of her career in London and New York, working at Goldman Sachs, Caxton Associates and Bywater Capital as a global macro hedge fund manager and Chief Investment Officer.  Ms. Glenn graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University with a BA in History and Science.

Joined the management team: May 2022

 Shareholdings: 0 shares and 140 000 options


Chief Strategy, Product and Marketing Officer

Mr. Patrice Meilland joined Zwipe as Chief Strategy and Product Officer in April 2022 where his primary focus areas are strategy, strategic partnerships and Zwipe’s product portfolio and roadmap. The product management team is placed under his leadership.

Mr. Meilland’s extensive business and technical experience in the semiconductor, mobile, and payment card industries include 7 years at Idemia and 26 years at ST Microelectronics and ST-Ericsson. He joined Zwipe from the position as SVP of Advanced Cards at Idemia, where he was responsible for Idemia’s biometric cards roadmap, including the BioSE project and product lines such as eco-friendly cards and dynamic CVV cards, transport and urban mobility cards.

Mr. Meilland has had P&L responsibility for businesses of over $500m and 400 persons and has acquired deep experience in strategy, business development and management, product management and roadmapping, teams integration, operations and more.

Joined the management team: April 2022

Shareholdings: 8000 shares and 110 000 options

Dr. Robert

Chief Technology Officer

Dr. Mueller has a track record of over 20 years in senior technical development positions focusing on biometrics and smart card technology at leading companies such as Siemens, Giesecke+Devrient and BMW. Prior to Zwipe he was serving as Chief Technology Officer at Next Biometrics.

Dr. Mueller is leading the company's technical development and engineering. He leads the European Tech Hub in Munich, Germany and is overseeing the US based Research and Development Center.

Joined the management team: April 2019

Shareholdings: 48 572 shares and 220 000 options


Vice President, Head of Customer Success

Mr. Jens Hansen has joined Zwipe as Vice President, Head of Customer Success in September 15 2022 where his focus is to scale and speed up the deployment of Zwipe Pay and Zwipe Access customer projects and commercial launches, ensuring excellent end-to-end deliveries to customers and partners across the value chain.

Prior to Zwipe, he was the Head of Commercial, Technology & Data at eBay (Italy), where he worked for over six years in different leadership positions. With an international work experience of more than 25 years across Europe (mostly Sweden and Italy) and U.S.A, Jens has worked for over 10 years at Ericsson Mobile Platforms and ST-Ericsson, where he was leading the deployment of mobile platform products to a long range of tier-1 mobile phone manufacturers.

Joined the management team: September 2022

Shareholdings: 10,000 shares

Board of Directors

Chairman of the Board

Previously CEO of Fingerprint Cards AB, Mr. Lantto held the position during a period of unprecedented global growth. Prior to being appointed CEO, he was Executive Vice President, CTO and Head of Strategy and Product Development. Before his time at Fingerprint Cards he held a wide range of senior executive positions at the ICT Company Ericsson.

Well known and highly respected in the biometrics industry, he has extensive expertise in helping technology companies grow on an international scale.

Joined Board of Directors: 2016

Board assignments: Board member Cambridge Mechatronics Ltd, Bromma tech Consulting AB, Dirac research AB, Wirepas Oy, Tobii AB

Shareholdings: 866 666 shares and 90 000 options

Mr. Lantto is an independent director in relation to the company and its main shareholders.


Member of the Board

Mr. Jones is a retired Chief Operating Officer of TSYS Issuer Solutions, a US-based global payment processing company, and until December 2017, the Chairman of Paysafe PLC, a UK-based FTSE 250 global payments company.

He has extensive experience in the fintech, payments and payment processing sectors, having held Executive/Board roles in the UK as Chairman of MasterCard UK Ltd and various Executive roles with RBS and NatWest; and in the US as a Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of RBS National Bank, as a Non-Executive Director of Argus Information Services Inc, and as a Non-Executive Director of Kroger Personal Finance. Mr Jones also worked in China as an Executive Director of the RBS/Bank of China Credit Card JV.

Joined Board of Directors: 2018

Board assignments:
D & PM Associates Limited

Shareholdings: 65 228 shares and 40 000 options

Mr. Jones is an independent director in relation to the company and its main shareholders.

Juul Kjær

Member of the Board

Ms. Juul Kjær is VP of Product at Jus Mundi. She has worked in the fintech industry for most of her career, holding various product & leadership roles at companies such as Klarna, H&M Group, iZettle (now part of Paypal) and Tink (acquired by Visa). 

Ms. Juul Kjær has a Master degree of International Law (LL.M.) at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, and a Bachelor of Laws degree at the University of Copenhagen.

Joined Board of Directors: 2021

Board assignments: Board member of Yabie in Sweden

Shareholdings: 0

Ms. Juul Kjær is an independent director in relation to the company and its main shareholders.


Member of the Board

Mrs. Granberg has worked many years in the Fintech industry at companies like Klarna, Bambora and Worldline. Her previous assignment was Chief Operating Officer at Bambora, now part of the Worldline group, and Head of Customer Services Regional Businesses at Worldline. Currently she holds the position as Chief Operating Officer at a consumer tech scale up; Fishbrain.

She has a background from the Fast-Moving Consumer Goods and Retail Industry. Mrs. Granberg holds a degree in Master of Science in Engineering.

Joined Board of Directors: 2021

Shareholdings: 0

Mrs. Granberg is an independent director in relation to the company and its main shareholders.


Member of the Board

Mr. Schonheyder is a recognized authority on payment products, services and systems development with more than 35 years’ experience as an executive, advisor and investor in the information technology and telecommunications industry.

He previously served in global roles at Visa International and MasterCard, where he was instrumental in the development of a multi-currency clearing and settlement system, the creation of a seven year international debit card product roadmap and an EMV purse application.

After graduating from San Francisco State University, Mr Schonheyder is a Norwegian citizen, worked in the Bay Area for six years, then in London, Brussels and Lisbon, where he is presently based. He currently operates as a consultancy company focused on payment ecosystems.

Joined Board of Directors: 2020

Board assignments: Schonheyder & Associates SPRL, The Clydach London Company Ltd.


Mr. Schonheyder is an independent director in relation to the company and its main shareholders.


Member of the Board

Mr. Biehl is a private investor and trader, the last nine years he has devoted to managing his personal investments. He is a board member and Investment manager at Feat Invest AB since 2016.

Mr. Biehl is focused onsmall and micro caps and today has some ten investments in listed and unlisted companies in a variety of industries with a predominance in tech companies.

Before going into the financial industry, Mr. Biehl held several positions in B2B sales and sales management. He has studied economics and business and holds a degree in finance from Stockholm University.

Joined Board of Directors: 2018

Board assignments: Board member Feat Invest AB, Biehl Invest AB, Nitro Games Oy

Shareholdings: Johan Biehl owns 120 000 shares and 40 000 options, and Feat Invest AB, where he is a board member, owns 262,479 shares.

Mr. Biehl is an independent director in relation to the company and its main shareholders.


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