Even Westerveld is heading the brand, marketing, and people team in Vipps, the leading Nordic payments, and ID company. With more than 4,2 million users (and growing), Vipps has changed the way we pay for stuff, transfer money and identify ourselves online. Prior to Vipps, Even was managing the External Communication team at DNB - Norway's largest financial institution. DNB has more than 10 000 employees and is present in 20 countries globally. Even was in charge of content, social media, PR, and corporate communications in the bank. Even is former partner at Geelmuyden.Kiese, one of Scandinavias leading communication agencies, mainly focusing on public affairs, issues and crisis management, and external communication. Even has an M.A. in political science from the University of Oslo, and is a former Vice President of the Norwegian Young Christian Democrats. Even has experience from the Norwegian Automobile Association (NAF), where he was acting Head of Communication for a period. He was also Head of the Press of the Norwegian Christian Democratic Party parliamentary group.