Tom Lysemose Hansen is the founder of Promon. Lysemose Hansen is Danish and holds an M.Sc. in Informatics from the University of Oslo. After his studies he started a PhD on IT-security and risk analysis at the research institute SINTEF in Oslo. Lysemose Hansen started working on the Promon technology in 2004, also next to his PhD. Autumn 2006 he agreed to temporarily stop his PhD in order to work full time on commercializing Promon. Tom has been working as a system developer and project leader for “Statens Pensjonskasse” and “Arbeidsdirektoratet”. At Promon he currently is the CTO and member of the board.