Ardoq is New Enterprise Architecture.
And great people.

Ardoq is a dynamic, data-driven tool for Enterprise Architecture. Our software helps organizations change by connecting Business and IT.

About Ardoq

Ardoq is a dynamic, data-driven tool for Enterprise Architecture.

Our software helps organizations and businesses implement and execute change across their projects, strategies, processes, applications, infrastructure, and capabilities.

With Ardoq, fresh data creates a dynamic overview that provides insights for better decisions. Through the aid of dashboards, interactive visualizations, and diagrams, users can focus time on understanding inter dependencies between technology and people, and less time documenting.

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See our open positions on our career portal.

“Our technology is visionary; we are leaning towards a data-driven world focusing on Analytics and Automation. AI, NOP, graphs - all the best technologies that you are looking at - we are using them. We listen to our customers’ pain-points and deliver solutions for the new world of Ecosystem Architecture.”

Magnulf Pilskog (Co-Founder and Board Member) and Erik Bakstad (CEO and Co-Founder) 

Ardoq founders Magnulf Pilskog Erik Bakstad

Management Team

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Bård Bognøy

CFO

Bård Bognøy

CFO

BIO

Bård is CFO in Ardoq. Before joining Ardoq, he has more than 15 years of experience in finance leadership positions in a fast-growing subscription/telecom business in Norway. He is passionate about new technology and the potential it has to positively impact our everyday lives. Bård is excited about building companies and improving processes and structures to scale.

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Erik Bakstad

CEO and Co-founder

Erik Bakstad

CEO and Co-founder

BIO

Erik Bakstad is CEO and Co-founder at Ardoq. Through his 10-year professional career as a developer, SaaS product architect, and technology evangelist, and practitioner, he has experience from various industries including biology, banking/finance, and telecom. Erik is recognized for his deep and broad technological experience. He is also passionate about information security and data privacy, and how these are applied to deliver operational excellence at customer experience-obsessed technology companies.

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Ian Stendera

VP of Product

Ian Stendera

VP of Product

BIO

Ian Stendera is VP of Product and part of the Executive Team at Ardoq. Working with Ardoq since 2015, he has built teams across sales, marketing, customer success, and product marketing. Over the last few years, Ian has led the customer success team working closely with EA teams and leaders to ensure they realize the objectives of their enterprise architecture initiatives. Ian has a passion for solving the business problems that EAs are often tasked with resolving and with Ardoq, he has helped his customers change the way they work through collaboration, automation, and leadership in change management.

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Nick Peters

VP of Operations

Nick Peters

VP of Operations

BIO

Nick Peters is the VP of Operations at Ardoq. His constant focus is on creating a meaningful workplace where people are appreciated for doing hard things well. Ardoq is a part of a continually evolving business ecosystem, and the role of an Operations team is to help evolve the culture, systems, processes, and people to thrive in that ecosystem.

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Ralph Berg

VP of Sales

Ralph Berg

VP of Sales

BIO

With close to 10 years in technology sales, account management, and leadership roles at international SaaS successes, Ralph believes that the most important thing in scaling successful sales organizations is to focus on teamwork, culture, and the belief that anything is possible.

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Sigrun N. Rodrigues

VP of Marketing

Sigrun N. Rodrigues

VP of Marketing

BIO

Sigrun Nilsen Rodrigues is VP of Marketing and part of the Management Team. With more than ten years of experience with digital and marketing, latest at Microsoft, she is excited to spread the word of Ardoq to organizations across the world, in order to help them create value. She believes the best place to work is where people feel they are creating value, have a purpose and have fun while doing it.

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Øystein Ellingbø

VP of Engineering

Øystein Ellingbø

VP of Engineering

BIO

Øystein Ellingbø is VP of Engineering and part of the Management Team at Ardoq. Before joining Ardoq he spent 10 years as a consultant and is an experienced team leader, developer and software architect. He has a broad understanding of various industries including banking/finance, government, and insurance. Øystein is passionate about delivering customer value at high quality and high pace.