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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 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


CFO and Head of IR

Mr. Hugo Petit joined Zwipe as interim CFO and Head of IR in February 2024, where he will support the company through the implementation of its strategic change and commercialization of biometric cards within access control.

Hugo has nearly 20 years of experience from various CFO roles in both listed and unlisted growth companies in a variety of industries. Previous positions include CFO at MedCap AB and Renewcell AB. Hugo has also worked for several years as management consultant at McKinsey & Company. He holds a Master in Organizational and Behavioral Science from the Netherlands Military Academy in Breda, Netherlands and an MBA in Executive Management from Uppsala University in Sweden.

Joined the management team: Feb 2024

 Shareholdings: 0


Chief Commercial Officer

Mr. Patrice Meilland is the Chief Commercial Officer of Zwipe as of January 2024. He is in charge of sales and business management, as well as strategy, product management and marcom. He joined Zwipe as Chief Strategy and Product Officer in April 2022.

Patrice'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.

Patrice 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: 13, 995 shares and 110, 000 options

Dr. Robert

Chief Operating Officer

Dr. Robert 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. Robert 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: 75, 556 shares and 220, 000 options

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: 4, 268, 831 shares and 0 options
TO1 options: 2, 920, 686

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: 202,936 shares and 0 options
TO1 options: 101,463

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


Member of the Board

Christina serves as Head of Payments and Cards withLänsförsäkringar Bank AB in Sweden. Christina has extensive experience in thefinancial services industry, particularly in the area of payments and cards. She has held various leadershiproles in companies such as Länsförsäkringar Bank, Fido Consulting AB, Tieto,Visa, SEB and Nordea.

Christina has experience in business development, sales,project management, change management, and team management. She has a Diplomain Marketing and Economics from Företagsekonomiska Institutet in Stockholm, andshe has completed studies in Economics, upper secondary school atTeljegymnasiet, Södertälje.

Joined Board of Directors: 2023

Shareholdings: 0


David has until recently served as Senior Vice President, Finance, Issuer Solutions with TSYS, a global payment services company to worldwide financial and non-financial institutions spanning the Americas, Europe, Asia, Middle East and Africa. David was a member of the Issuer Solutions and International Executive Leadership teams driving financial management globally.

David hadvarious positions in TSYS between 2006 and 2023. In addition to TSYS, he hasalso had positions with Fujitsu, Cincom Systems and KPMG. David has a Lawdegree from De Montford University and is a qualified Chartered Accountant.

David isa British citizen, living in the United Kingdom.

Joined Board of Directors: 2023
Shareholdings 0


Robert Jansson is the Director Sales of Northern and East Europe & South Africa with STid Security. He has been working in the field of Identity and Access Management since 1998, with a focus on international RFID reader and credential business.

Robert has experience in printed and logical security as well. He has held various positions throughout their career, including Sales and Export Manager roles at Solid (which was part of the foundation of ASSA ABLOY)and HID Global in the Nordics. As a self-employed IAM expert, Mr. Jansson has worked at Infratek Security Norway and Nexus ID Solutions Sweden before joining STid Security France in 2018 in his current role as Director of Sales for Northern and East Europe, South Africa.



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