The NewTek LightWave Group Management

Michael Hallén

Chief Executive Officer

Michael has 25 years of experience in the global software business. Michael most recently comes from Qmatic Group, a Swedish software and hardware company in the Customer Experience Management space where he was the CEO. Prior experiences include the CEO position at Boss Media (Gaming Entertainment Software) and the CEO position at IFS (ERP software). Furthermore Michael has held several non-executive directorships in various tech companies and currently he holds a board position at Paxport.

Daniel Nergard

President Vizrt Americas / NewTek

Daniel Nergard has a broad and successful track-record working with and leading international tech organizations. Recently he comes from a Swedish company Qmatic Group, where he has lead EMEA and US divisions responsible for sales and professional services. In his career Daniel have previously held CEO positions for smaller tech companies and Head of Sales positions within companies such as Infor and Oracle.

Dr. Andrew Cross

President of R&D

In his tenure at NewTek as President and Chief Technology Officer, Andrew oversaw the day-to-day operation of the company, and established the plans and strategy for the development of the full line of NewTek products. Andrew joined NewTek in 1998 as a Senior Software Engineer and further served as Director of Video Engineering and Vice President of Software Engineering. In 2011, Andrew was named Chief Technology Officer before assuming the additional responsibilities of President in 2014.

While at NewTek, he led the development of NDI®, TriCaster®, 3Play®, TalkShow®, and other products in the company portfolio. He was instrumental in creating the integrated live production and streaming video products that have transformed online video production - making it available to everyone.

Andrew has a Ph.D in computer vision from The University of York, and has published more than 20 technical papers in peer-reviewed scientific conferences and journals.

When Vizrt acquired NewTek in 2019 Andrew was named as President of R&D for the newly-formed Vizrt Group.