Dr. Jan Olaf Roszinski

Angestellt, Technical Sales Manager, Carbon Partners AS / Verdo, Kristiansand, Norway

Kristiansand, Norway


Project management
Project portfolio management
Know how management
Market and technology scouting
Idea management
Innovations management
Process development
Product development
Business development
Leadership / Management
Remote management
Working in a global multicultural environment
Human Resources recruitment
Chemical technology
Material science
Broad application knowledge
Technical Sales


Professional experience for Jan Olaf Roszinski

  • Current 9 years and 4 months, since Sep 2014

    Technical Sales Manager

    Carbon Partners AS / Verdo, Kristiansand, Norway

  • Current 9 years and 11 months, since Feb 2014

    CEO & Co-Founder

    CPMaterials AS

  • Current 10 years, since Jan 2014

    CEO & Founder


  • 2 years and 6 months, Feb 2012 - Jul 2014

    Innovation Manager

    University of Agder, Kristiansand, Norway

    Developed, implemented and operated an innovation management system. Facilitated that ideas from UiA could give commercial results. Fast identification of the core and value of many different technologies. Good insight in public funding opportunities for innovation.

  • 1 year and 3 months, Apr 2011 - Jun 2012

    Business Manager

    Coventure AS

    Evaluated the business potential of a company that develops new technology for production of silicon for the photovoltaic industry.

  • 2 years and 9 months, Jul 2008 - Mar 2011

    Director, Research & Development

    Saint-Gobain Ceramic Materials, SiC Department

    Responsible for the 5 decentralized R&D teams (USA, Brazil, Norway, France, China) and the global project portfolio of the Saint-Gobain Silicon Carbide Department; launched 17 new products since 2008, generating >50 mill Euro sales in 2010. Gained experience with photovoltaic industry (Si wafering), automotive industry, ceramics, refractories, abrasives, metallurgical industry

  • 9 years and 9 months, Oct 1998 - Jun 2008

    Research & Development Manager

    Elkem Materials, Kristiansand, Norway

    Developed the R&D department from scratch to an international recognized team. Project accountable for the development of the microsilica based product line SIDISTAR®, a new product to new markets development from laboratory to full scale plant realisation; estimated market potential >20 mill Euro. Gained experience with polymers, papers, coatings, well drilling products, concrete and fibre cement industry

  • 1 year and 6 months, Apr 1997 - Sep 1998

    Senior Specialist Carbon technology

    Elkem Research, Carbon Group, Kristiansand, Norway

    Co-ordinator for all project activities on further development of Søderberg electrode paste which is one out of 3 of Elkem Carbon’s most important products

  • 2 years and 6 months, Nov 1994 - Apr 1997

    Professional Research Engineer

    Elkem Research, Carbon Group, Kristiansand, Norway

  • 2 years and 4 months, Jul 1992 - Oct 1994

    Scientific assistant

    Institute for Chemical Technology, University of Karlsruhe, Germany

Educational background for Jan Olaf Roszinski

  • 1992 - 1994

    Institute of Chemical Technology, University of Karlsruhe, Germany

    Thesis: “Investigation on the softening of pitch and pitch/filler mixtures”.

  • 1989 - 1992

    Institute of Chemical Technology, University of Karlsruhe, Germany

    Thesis: “Investigation on the sintering behaviour of pistons made of poly-aromatic-mesophase with special focus on the pistons’ dimension.”

  • 1986 - 1989

    University of Köln, Germany

  • 1972 - 1985

    Gymnasium Erftstadt-Lechenich, Germany


  • English


  • German

    First language

  • Norwegian


  • French


  • Spanish




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