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We are passionate about our work. We challenge mindsets and make significant improvements to the way people interact. Let’s have fun!

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About us

We are business developers, sales and proposal professionals, process engineers and technologists, and we have walked more than a few miles in your shoes.

The time-saving lessons we’ve learned and the industry expertise we’ve earned along the way are built into all of our co-authoring, ISO 27001 certified solutions, revolutionizing the way teams develop large, complex documents to win big. 


Founded in Stavanger, Norway in 2000, Xait established collaborative document creation for British Petroleum (BP), as well as other upstream and midstream energy companies and service providers.

Our flagship product, XaitPorter, delivered the complex security requirements, collaboration and workflow they needed to improve efficiency without sacrificing quality. Today, XaitPorter is a world-leading co-authoring solution leveraged by over 50+ energy companies. But we haven’t stopped challenging mindsets.


At Xait, we are passionate because we are in a position to challenge mindsets. We can actually change the way people interact.

That's why our experts continue to work closely with customers, thought leaders and industry analysts to expand our solutions. Together we overcome today's industry challenges, elevate customer sales and scale for growth. Join us!

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Our values


Our Mission

We help clients win business by supporting their sales enablement efforts from quote to contract


Our Vision

Let's make the world more xaiting!


Our Values

Trustworthy – Efficient – Xaiting – Thought Leader


We’re agile and solution-oriented. We always deliver on time on quality and on budget in order to make our customers more competitive.


We act with professional integrity. Mutual trust is necessary for delivering superior products and services.


We are passionate because we are in a position to challenge mindsets. We can actually change to the way people interact.


Thought leader

We nurture our thoughts and ideas. They’ll let us grow and prosper together with our customers.

ISO-IEC 27001 (2)

Xait is ISO 27001 Certified

Xait meets the highest international security standard. ISO 27001 is an internationally recognized information security management standard which ensures that a business has stringent processes in place to identify, manage and reduce risks to information security.

Our team

Eirik Gudmundsen

Chief Executive Officer

Eirik Gudmundsen is an experienced IT innovator and international leader. For over 23 years, he has been an influential force in the collaboration and co-authoring space, developing industry-leading technology for the Oil & Gas sector. For Gudmundsen, nothing beats putting on a great record on Friday night to kick off the weekend – he calls this his Friday Snack!

Silje Stensland

Chief Marketing Officer

Silje Stensland is an experienced marketing and communications professional, strategist and thought leader. For over 15 years, she has been an inspiring and results-driven MarCom leader in the Oil & Gas and IT markets. When she's not working hard to grow the Xait brand, she enjoys the outdoors, mountaineering and cross-country skiing, at her family cabin in picturesque Sirdal, Norway. 

Frank Skavland

Chief Financial Officer

Frank Skavland is an experienced finance, acquisition and investment leader. Before joining Xait, he worked many years advising clients across multiple industries on mergers and acquisitions. In his free time, Frank is busy being a father of two small children. He is active in sports and loves traveling. His aspiration is to travel to every country in the world before his time is up.

Kris Sæther

Chief Commercial Officer

Kris Sæther is an experienced project manager, sales director and business development leader. For over 20 years, he has been a strategic leader working in the Oil & Gas and IT industries. Kris is an avid runner and skier, and a passionate fan of the world’s coolest soccer team, Tottenham. When he’s not talking to a customer or out running, you will find him cheering for his two daughters on the handball court. 

Roy Olsen

Operations & Security Director

Roy Olsen is an experienced technologist and technology leader. For over 20 years, he has been a senior expert and thought leader working on mission-critical, high-availability solutions in the Oil & Gas and IT industries. A self-proclaimed multipotentialite, his free time is consumed by a multitude of interests, from home automation and mountain biking to climate change and social anthropology.

John Ingve Eielsen

Chief Technology & Product Officer

John Ingve Eielsen is an experienced product officer and technology leader. For over 18 years, he’s been a senior expert and thought leader of information technology in the oil & gas and energy industry. He enjoys spending time with his family, training, reading and having fun in the great outdoors both summer and winter. 

Eivind Windspoll

Customer Success Director

Eivind Windspoll is an experienced sales and client relationship management leader. For over 10 years, he has been leading teams and high-value market sales for the Oil & Gas and IT sectors. As a family man, Windspoll enjoys traveling with his wife, son, and baby daughter, and he loves the great outdoor activities nature brings. 

Reidun Risøy Heyerdahl

HR Director

Reidun Risøy Heyerdahl is an experienced office manager, personnel administrator and human resources manager. For over 20 years, she’s been a senior expert and change agent in talent recruitment and employee relations for personnel and IT organizations. Her favorite things to do are spending time with her family, hiking in the mountains or just relaxing and reading a book.

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Partner with Xait

The Xait Partner Network Program is designed to provide partner organizations with the expertise to market, support, implement and extend XaitPorter and XaitCPQ for customers worldwide. Xait works with different categories of partners including Value Added Resellers, Technology Partners and Service & Solution Partners.

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